Samantha Simmonds Bio, Age, Education, Husband, Kids, Sky News, English Newsreader, Net Worth

Samantha Simmonds

Samantha Simmonds Biography

Samantha Simmonds is an English newsreader, television presenter, journalist and broadcaster with more than 20 years at the forefront of the news. She is currently presenting on BBC News, including the agenda setting “ The Briefing” news and business programme and Sunday Politics on BBC 1. She also presents on BBC Radio 4 – hosting their ‘One to One’ series and has her own podcast ‘Its a Grown up Life’.

Samantha Simmonds Age

Samantha Simmonds was born in 1972, Bradford, England.

Samantha Simmonds Height

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

Samantha Simmonds Education

Samantha attended Leeds Girls’ High School and then later on studied for a Bachelor of Arts at Liverpool University.

Samantha Simmonds Nationality

Samantha is an English Nationality.

Samantha Simmonds Parents

Simmonds has not disclosed her parents names, however, she was born to an Iranian mother and a Yorkshire-born father. Her mother moved to the United Kingdom in the 1960s.

Samantha Simmonds Siblings

Samantha has not revealed her siblings details.

Samantha Simmonds Husband

Simmonds is married to Phillip Davies, a business consultant. She lives in East Finchley, North London.

Samantha Simmonds Children

Simmonds and her husband Phillip Davies, have three children, Rafael, Zevi and Zeabella.

Samantha Simmonds English Newsreader

Samantha presents on the BBC, where she covers all the main programmes for BBC World News. These include ‘The Briefing’ on BBC 1 and ‘Business Live’ on the BBC News Channel. She has also hosted the ‘One to One’ Series on BBC Radio 4, and appears regularly on the early breakfast programme on BBC Radio London. Samantha is known for bringing personality, energy, warmth and humour to corporate and motivational events.

Simmonds worked as a reporter for local radio in Yorkshire After gaining a postgraduate diploma in broadcast journalism from City University in London in 1995, before moving to London for a job as a producer on Channel Five News.

Simmonds presented on Sky News for over a decade, where she anchored coverage of some of the most prominent stories of recent years. These included the shooting of British MP Jo Cox, the Brexit referendum and the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Samantha was also the first British broadcaster to break the news of Michael Jackson.

Samantha is also co-host of ‘It’s a Grown Up Life’, a podcast for midlife women. The podcast features interviews with personalities such as Samantha Cameron, Kay Burley and Rachel Stevens, and has built up a huge following. She also regularly writes for the national press about parenting and issues around women in the workplace.

Simmonds has hosted events such as the Qatar-UK business investment forum alongside the British Prime Minister Theresa May and Qatari Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thanis. She has also hosted the regional investment fund forum for the Department of International Trade alongside Secretary of State Dr Liam Fox, the Sainsbury’s Living Well Forum alongside its CEO Mike Coupe, the Police Federation Conference and Hewlett Packard’s prestigious 100 Club in Barcelona alongside its CEO Meg Whitman.

Samantha speaking works include a speech about “Fake News” at the Gyldendal publishing house in Oslo; a talk about the “Work-Life Balance Myth” at the City parents annual forum; and she has spoken at Deloitte Oslo about Brexit and at Bird and Bird law firm about her career to date.

Samantha Simmonds Salary

Samantha earns an estimated annual salary of USD 150,000.

Samantha Simmonds Net Worth

Simmond’s net worth is estimated to be USD 2 million.

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