Matt Frei Biography
Matt Frei is a British- German television Presenter, writer, and also journalist. He is a former correspondent for Washington DC, Channel 4 news. Apart from that, he presented a weekly radio 4 program known as Americana. Currently, he is the Channels Europe editor and a reporter of the evening news.
Matt Frei Age
Matt is 58 years old as of 2021. He was born on November 26, 1963, in Essen, West Germany.
Matt Frei Height
His exact height is not known just yet but will be updated soon.
Matt Frei Education
Frei went to Westminster School, then studies Spanish and History at St. Peters College, and later attended the University of Oxford where he graduated in 1986.
Matt Frei Family
Matt’s parents were refugees who left Silesia for Germany before it become part of Poland.
Matt Frei Wife
Frei is married to his lovely wife Penny and the couple welcomed four children together. They live in London.
Matt Frei BBC
Frei joined the BBC and spent a year in the German section of the World Service before he moved to English language current affairs, where he worked for another year. In 1989, working as a stringer, he reported on the First Intifada in Jerusalem, then on the Persian Gulf War as London foreign affairs reporter.
From 1992 to 1996, he served as a Southern Europe correspondent, ( in Rome) and covered events in Bosnia, Kosovo, North Africa, and various Mafia-related stories. After operating as a Southern Europe correspondent, he worked as an Asia journalist from 1997 to 2003, in Hong Kong and later in Singapore. He became the BBC’s Washington, DC correspondent(2002). In 2005, Frei reported from the center of New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
On October 1, 2007, Frei became the first presenter of the BBC World News one-hour Washington-based news broadcast, BBC World News America, backed by correspondent Katty Kay. For a week in July 2008, Frei presented the London-based BBC News at Six on a relief basis. A year later on 27 July 2009, Frei returned to London again to present the evening bulletin. In January 2011, Frei anchored the BBCs Newsnight as a relief presenter. Frei presented his own BBC documentary on the life and times of the German capital, Berlin. As part of his brief as the BBC’s Washington correspondent, she presented a weekly Radio 4 program entitled Americana, which offers listeners slices of life in all of the country’s 50 states and also political news from Washington. Frei’s last Americana episode was broadcast in May 2011.
Matt Frei Books
In 1995, he wrote The Unfinished Revolution and Only in America in 2008, published by HarperCollins Publishers Limited.
Matt Frei Languages
His nationality is Germany and he, therefore, speaks in Germany as well as in English. This conclusion is drawn as he worked in Germany for a year before moving to English Language current affairs.
'In sense of taking back control, this is one area where we've lost control.'
Former British diplomat Sir Kim Darroch suggests that Brexit made it more difficult to address the crisis in the English Channel.@mattfrei pic.twitter.com/C0Ser9GQA0
— LBC (@LBC) November 27, 2021
Matt Frei Awards
Frei won several awards: International Emmy for News (channel 4 news) Hong Kong; Year of living dangerously, RTS journalist of the year (2015 and 2017), Voice of the Listener and Viewer Award (2018), Dupont Award for Haiti Earthquake (2018), Royal Television International News and Prix Bayeux for war Reporting both awards in 2000. Peabody Award for BBC World News America (2010) and Amnesty International Asia Award, for news light features on Vietnam and Indonesia (1997 and 1998).
Matt Frei Salary
He has not gone public with his salary figures.
Matt Frei Net Worth
He has an evaluated net worth of $100k to $1million.