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Jane Corbin

Jane Corbin Biography

Jane Phillipa Corbin (Lady Maples) is a British journalist and film-maker who has made over a hundred documentaries mainly for the BBC and its current affairs programme Panorama. She specializes in covering Central Asia, the Middle East and terrorism.

Jane Corbin Age

Corbin was born on 16 July 1954. She is 67 years of age.

Jane Corbin Height

Jane stand at a height of 5 feet and 7 inches tall.

Jane Corbin Nationality

Corbin is an American Nationality.

Jane Corbin Family

Corbin was married to the late conservative member of parliament and peer Lord Maples who died in 2012 from cancer. She has two children from her marriage; a son and a daughter.

Jane Corbin Parents

Corbin has not disclosed about her parents.

Jane Corbin Siblings

Jane has not revealed about her siblings.

Jane Corbin Husband

Jane Corbin was married to the late John Maples, John Cradock Maples, Baron Maples (22 April 1943 – 9 June 2012) was a British politician and life peer who served as Economic Secretary to the Treasury from 1989 to 1992. A member of the Conservative Party, he was Member of Parliament (MP) for Lewisham West from 1983 to 1992 and Stratford-upon-Avon from 1997 to 2010.

Jane Corbin Children

Jane Corbin and her late husband, John Marples have two children.

Jane Corbin Education

Corbin was educated at the King’s College London where she graduated with a degree in English in 1975

Jane Corbin BBC

Jane was part of the first intake of journalists to be employed by Channel 4 News before its launch in November 1982. While with Independent Television News, she covered major news events including the siege of the Holy Sikh temple at Amristar in June 1984. She interviewed Indira Gandhi just before she was murdered by her own Sikh bodyguard.

Corbin later joined the BBC’s flagship current affairs programme Panorama in 1988. She has made over a hundred documentaries working as a reporter in war zones and as an investigative journalist for the BBC. She was one of the first reporters to identify the threat from Osama bin Laden in one of her films (Death to America) about Al-Qaeda in 1998. Corbin has reported considerably from the Middle East covering the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.

In 2003 during the second Iraq war, she gained exclusive access to the United Nations weapons inspectors as they searched for the alleged weapons of mass destruction to no avail. Corbin has reported from Afghanistan and Pakistan. She has made programmes about the Taliban, women’s rights and the war against militants on both sides of the border.

in 2011 and 2012, she covered the uprisings in the Middle East known as the Arab spring, reporting from Tahrir square in Cairo as Hosni Mubarak was overthrown as president.

Since the Corona virus crisis in 2020, Corbin has been reporting from the UK for Panorama. Corbin is a three-time winner of the Royal Television Society Award and is an Emmy Award nominee.

Jane Corbin Salary

Jane annual salary is estimated to be USD 100,000.

Jane Corbin Net worth

Corbin has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million.

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