Jay Hunt Wiki: Married, Husband, Kids, Family, BBC, Channel 4, Salary

By Anmol Basnyat | Published On: 19 Jan, 2018
Jay Hunt Wiki: Married, Husband, Kids, Family, BBC, Channel 4, Salary

When biggies like Apple fight for your service, you must know that you are special. Jay Hunt is the former media personality who had the long association with both the network, BBC and Channel 4 but now holds the position of a Creative Director with the Apple family. It is the experience and knowledge that she enhanced over her career that has made the lady worthy of the position.

Professional Career:

It has been just a few months that Jay Hunt is working with the most significant brand, Apple. She works as the Creative Director for the firm across the worldwide nations as a part of the video team. With hiring Ms. Hunt as a part of their family, Apple is tentatively strategizing the original content and the television very seriously.

Prior her working days with the Apple, Hunt held the prestigious position of Chief Creative Officer with the Channel 4. She joined the network in January 2011 and worked for more than six years in the broadcasting. For the vacuum space of her position, Ian Katz is made the new director of programs by the U.K. broadcaster.

A popular show, ‘The Great British Bake Off’ that airs on the following network is the highest watched program across the UK. The exhibit was loved by the daily audience as it became the show that gained most of the TRP ratings than any other television programs.

The media personality even had the fortune of working with the position of a Controller to the widely watched, BBC Network. Hunt moved to the UK when she was fifteen and got the opportunity to work with the BBC in 2008. She was the member of a senior management team in the network with the vision of the team members to determine commission and portfolio for the TV and multiplatform services.

How much Does Jay Hunt Earn on a Pay Scale?

The salary and incentive bonus can also be the reason for Hunt joining the Apple team. Though she does not seems interested in sharing the figure of her contract and wages, her salary must not be less than a million dollar yearly.

Happily Married to Husband Ian Blanford or Professional Conflict?

Hunt enjoys her personal space whenever she is with her current husband, Ian Blanford. They made their relationship official when they decided to get married in June 2005.

Caption: Jay Hunt and her husband, Ian Blandford
Source: Dailymail

Blanford, who previously worked with the BBC News, is currently working with the BBC College of Journalism and proudly owns a networking channel, Brightspark TV.

Jay and her husband are blessed with two kids, a son, and a daughter. Everything was going perfectly fine for her until the point in her life when she was heavily criticized for the rumors of her conflict and interest over the position that was set by her husband in the company in which she stated,

"My husband made it clear to me that it would involve no active part in the business and no raising of revenue and it was a passive role."

She added:

"I told the BBC and my line manager. There was no conflict of interest, and that was that. The irony is that I will no longer be company secretary as small companies don't need a company secretary anymore because of new legislation last year."

Jay’s Previous Marital Life:

Before getting involved with Ian Blanford and his family, she was already a married woman being in a relationship with the BBC’s personnel, Gary Rogers.

Though the couple has not uttered a single word of their parting ways, the reasons are still skeptical from the public. The final divorce procedure with the legal battles concluded among the former in the year 2004.

Her relationship with Gary Rogers came into limelight when the reports emerged that BBC paid an undisclosed fee to Roger’s company in 2006 to set up the BBC’s Arabic Service.

His Family:

She was born to father John Leigh Hunt who holds a job as a professor at London Business School. In her family, she has a sister named Kristina Murrin who was a BBC Presenter.

Short Bio and Wiki:

Jay Hunt with the birth name Jacqueline Leigh Hunt was born on January 20, 1967, which makes her age 51. She is a native Australian raised by her parents in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The media personality has a degree in English from St Jon’s College. Hunt stands a decent height and belongs to Caucasian ethnicity