Emma Barnett Biography
Emma Barnett is a British broadcaster and journalist. She presents The Emma Barnett Show on BBC Radio 5 Live Monday to Thursday 10am-1pm in which she interviews the key figures shaping our times. Previously she the Telegraph’s former media and women editor.
Emma co-presented the live discussion programme After the News on ITV and between 2019 and 2022 she was one of the presenters of the BBC’s flagship news and current affairs shows Newsnight.
Emma Barnett Age
Emma Barnett was born on 5th February, 1985, Manchester, England.
Emma Barnett Height
Emma stand at a height of 5 feet and 5 inches tall.
Emma Barnett Education
Barnett attended Manchester High School for Girls, an independent school. In 2006, she graduated with a degree in History and Politics from University of Nottingham. She took a postgraduate course in journalism at the Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies.
Emma Barnett Nationality
Emma is a British Nationality.
Emma Barnett Parents
Barnett was born to Ian, a commercial property surveyor, and Michele Barnett. Her father ran brothels in the Greater Manchester area. The family home was used for publicity shoots of some of the women and for the recording of sex films. Previously convicted of “living off immoral earnings” and subjected to a suspended sentence,
Barnett’s father was sentenced to immediate imprisonment in 2008 for keeping brothels and controlling the prostitution of a trafficked woman; Barnett’s mother received a suspended sentence for money laundering related to income from the brothels
Emma Barnett Siblings
Emma has not disclosed about her siblings.
Emma Barnett Husband
Barnett met her husband at university and married in 2012, however, her husband name is not known.
Emma Barnett Children
Emma and her husband have a son together born in 2018. Emma Barnett is expecting her second child, after undergoing gruelling fertility treatment and during which she suffered a devastating miscarriage. The 37-year-old gave birth to her son four years ago after a single round of IVF, but five further attempts to have another baby failed.
Emma Barnett BBC
Barnett is the host of BBC 5Live morning programme and 5Live Daily. Emma’s career has seen her work for the likes of The Daily Telegraph as a Digital Media and Women Editor, The Sunday Times as a columnist, and co-presenting BBC One’s Sunday Morning Live. Emma is also a seasoned expert on speaking about women’s issues and how they are portrayed in the media; covering topics including news, politics, work, society, religion and relationships. With her 5Live prime-time programme.
Emma presents The Hit List, which assesses the nation’s digital reading habits to find the top 40 news stories. This programme is very well received by Emma’s audience and is often described as the real people’s news agenda. Following her lifelong dream and her record as the programme’s youngest ever presenter.
Barnett regularly presents BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour. As part of the show she chairs the Woman’s Hour Power List which rewards the UK’s top women every year for their achievements and records. Sunday Times readers love Emma’s style of writing and ruthlessly honest advice in her column, Tough Love. This column encourages readers to write in with their problems and Emma offers them her advice.
Emma was named Best Newcomer at the 2012 Arqiva Commercial Radio Awards followed by two consecutive mentions on the annual lists of the Radio Academy’s 30 under 30 list. The previous year Red magazine placed Emma on the 20 under 30 Hot List feature.
Barnett is a highly regarded and trusted journalist having achieved the status of Digital Journalist of the Year 2011 by the Association of Online Publishers and then Digital Writer of the Year 2011 at the Online Media Awards. She is a confident after dinner host who often is seen chairing live events such as the Telegraph Question Time at The Hay Festival, evenings at the prestigious 30 club and the Southbank Centre’s Women of the World festival.
At her TEDx Talk she spoke about her passion of female ambition and she is known to deliver an extremely thought-provoking talk on The Secrets That Snails Can Teach Women About Success where she develops the concept that women are just as ambitious as men.
Emma Barnett Eye Of The Storm Podcast
Emma Barnett meets leaders in their fields who are advancing and reshaping the global debate. The show can be watched on Apple TV, Roku, Samsung Tv, Fire Tv and Android Tv.
Emma Barnett Salary
Barnett earns an annual salary of USD 100,000.
Emma Barnett Net Worth
Emma net worth is estimated to be USD 1 million.
Emma Barnett Instagram
Emma Barnett @emmabarnett