Every day we unknowingly commit mistakes, and while some errors go unnoticed, some follow us throughout the life. Similar is the story of Ben Brown who experienced heavy criticism after the story of him grabbing a women’s breast flared in the media. In reality, the reporter was displeased about the woman’s interruption in his interview and tried pushing her from the camera but involuntarily committed the misdeed. He is a British news presenter and journalist who currently work as a relief presenter on the BBC News Channel.
Career and Progression:
Ben Brown began his career as a reporter from Radio Clyde in Glasgow and later moved to Radio City in Liverpool. He entered Independent Radio News in 1986 and covered leading stories like superpower summits and Hungerford massacre. He then joined BBC TV News and served as a foreign correspondent until 1991. After that, he got appointed as Moscow Correspondent where he covered the collapse of communism and Mikhail Gorbachev.
Moreover, the journalist’s coverage of the conflict in Moscow grabbed several international prizes such as Golden Nymph Award and Bayeux War Correspondent of the Year Award. He covered the break-up of Yugoslavia and secured multiple awards for the network including a BAFTA. He was recently embedded with British troops for covering the Iraq war which experiences he compiled in a book named ‘The Battle for Iraq.'
Ben's Salary and Net worth:
The remarkable journalist, Ben Brown has invested several years in the journalistic sector. From more than two decades, he has been working in the most renowned media of the world which helped him gain both economic fortune and fame. Although Ben hasn’t disclosed in exact numbers, he earns a huge salary that exceeds the 150,000 dollar mark which contributes in his net worth.
Married Life, Wife and Children:
The 57 years old reporter, Ben Brown has always been very outspoken about his views and concerns. He never misses giving his opinions regarding the political and other happenings going on around the world. However, the journalist who is way honest professionally has never let anyone take a peek in his personal matters.
As per sources, Ben is married to a supportive wife with whom he shares three children. However, the other information regarding his family members doesn’t seem to be accessible in any form of media. He has never mentioned the name or other details about his wife or children even in his Twitter which he uses frequently. Besides, the silent life of Ben has left his desperate followers, who want to know about his whereabouts, disappointed.
Ben's Short Bio:
According to some wiki sources, Benjamin Russell Brown, known as, Ben Brown was born on 26 May 1960 in Ashford, Kent, England. He is the son of Antony Brown, the ITN newscaster. Brown graduated from an independent school, Sutton Valence School. He later studied Politics, Economics, and Philosophy at Keble College, Oxford, winning an open scholarship and attended Cardiff School of Journalism for Media and Cultural studies. He has an impressive height and belongs to white ethnicity.