Carrie Gracie Biography
Carrie Gracie is a Scottish journalist who is best recognized in China due to her long stay there and education. She is an editor for BBC News representing China. She is best is known internationally as the best news reporters. She grew up in China and grew up there together with his education.
Carrie Gracie Age
Carrie Gracie a Scottish journalist who was born in the year 1957. Her birth month has not yet been clarified but her age is estimated to 57 years old as pf 2019. She was born in Bahrain but she is best recognized in China more than she is even from Britain.
Carrie Gracie Net worth
Carrie who had begun her career in Journalism from BBC World Service in 1987 continued working in BBC as a presenter, newsreader. Gracie’s net worth has been brought about her hardwork in her career industry. This has brought her more wealthbeing as a presenter. Her worth has been approximated to $1 million with a monthly salary of $178k.
Carrie Gracie Rumors and Controversy
She became part of a controversy after she resigned from her post of China editor for BBC News at the end of December 2017/beginning of January 2018, citing what she said was pay discrimination over gender for the BBC’s international editors. This action of her became part of several other news and was the headline for several tabloids across the country.
Carrie Gracie Education
She was educated in Aberdeenshire and Glasgow and graduated at the University of Edinburgh, before leaving to run her own restaurant for a year. She then again graduated from Hertford College at the University of Oxford with a degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics. In the BBC Network, she is seen as a very resourceful and skillful in terms of education.
Carrie Gracie Career
BBC career Gracie joined the BBC World Service in 1987 as a trainee producer, soon becoming a correspondent as well as on assignment, including African, Chinese and Asia-Pacific regions. She became a correspondent for BBC World Service and then for domestic radio and television in Beijing in 1991. Gracie moved back to the UK in 1999 as a presenter on BBC News and on World Service. For six years from January 2008, she was the main morning presenter for the BBC News Channel on Tuesdays – Fridays alongside Simon McCoy.
She is also a presenter for the BBC World Service programme The Interview. Gracie took part in the BBC’s coverage of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, as a co-commentator during the opening and closing ceremonies.
In October 2008, she was presented with the inaugural Nick Clarke Award for her interview with BBC journalist Alan Johnston, who was kidnapped by the Palestinian Army of Islam in 2007. In an earlier series of features for BBC World News and BBC World Service, she had tracked the process of power changes, migration, changing work/educational options and land redevelopment in a single southeastern Chinese village: this series of reports from White Horse village aired between ca 2006 and 2008. In December 2013, she was appointed BBC News’ first editor for China based in Beijing. Jeremy Bowen, the BBC Middle East editor, earned somewhere between £150K and £199K, while North American editor Jon Sopel earned somewhere £200K and £249K. The BBC had offered a 33% pay rise but, according to Gracie, had failed to offer equal pay. The dispute occurred against a background of complaints about excessive pay for some employees of the publicly funded BBC. The BBC admitted it had “Inadvertently” underpaid her by £100,000 because the senior journalist was “In development.” Gracie returned to her former post in the BBC newsroom on a salary of £145K. In December 2017 and January 2018, Gracie acted as a guest presenter of the BBC Radio 4 Today programme. Since returning to London she has often been the main afternoon presenter on weekends either on the BBC News Channel or BBC World News. In June the BBC agreed to give her years of back pay and to pay her equally with other men presenters. After which she will return to her post on the BBC News Channel and BBC World News.
Carrie Gracie Awards
Being recognized as one of the best Scottish journalist best known in the BBC she received a number of awards though she is said to have resigned from the post on January of 2018 claiming that there was pay discrimination over gender for the BBC’s international editors.
Carrie Gracie Relationship
She was once married but separeted with his ex husband after a fruitful family together.They had two children before thre breakup. It was in 1991 when Gracie fell in love with a Chinese rock drummer, Cheng Jin. At that time, the two, who were destined to become a future couple, were filming a documentary series. After the affection for four years, Gracie returned to London with Jin and subsequently shared the wedding vows together. The couple soon got lucky with the newborn in September 1996, a daughter named Rachel. Two years later, Gracie and Jin welcomed a son, Daniel. But their marital bond didn’t last for long. Though the couple parted ways, they seem to have ended in good terms as Jin, when he visits Britain, is welcomed to stay at Carrie’s home.
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