Ben Brown Biography

Published On Aug 15, 2016
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Date of Birth: 1960 , May-26
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
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It seems like Ben is a married man but his personal information has been kept low and secret till date. His nationality is English and he is of white ethnicity.

As a child, Ben got enrolled at Sutton Valence School. While he was in his high school, he was ranked 2nd in the national debating championships. After his high school, he won an Open Scholarship and then he joined Keble College with a major in politics, philosophy and economics. He is also the graduate of Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies. After that he was hired by Radio Clyde where he worked as a reporter. He also worked at Radio City in Liverpool as a reporter for several months. In 1986, he began working for an Independent Radio News. There he covered stories about superpower summits to the Hungerford massacre. In 1988, he joined BBC TV News where he served them as a Foreign Affairs Correspondent till the early 1990s. There he reported the news about the fall of the Berlin Wall and the Persian Gulf War. In 1991, he was named the Moscow Correspondent. There he saw the final collapse of Communism and the fall of Mikhail Gorbachev. In the early 1995, he was named the Foreign Affairs Correspondent in London. These days, he is working at BBC News Channel as a relief presenter. He is now aged 56 years old. His net worth is high.

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Born in Ashford, Kent, England

May 26 , 1960

 Talented and industrious, Ben Brown was born as Benjamin Russell Brown in the early 1960s in Ashford, Kent, England, United Kingdom to Antony Brown. His father Antony Brown is the former newscaster of ITN. His nationality is English and he is of white ethnicity.

Attended Keble College

1979

As a child, Ben got enrolled at Sutton Valence School. While he was in his high school, he was ranked 2nd in the national debating championships. After his high school, he won an Open Scholarship and then he joined Keble College with a major in politics, philosophy and economics. He is also the graduate of Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies.

Joined Independent Radio News

1986

He was first hired by Radio Clyde where he worked as a reporter. He also worked at Radio City in Liverpool as a reporter for several months. In 1986, he began working for an Independent Radio News. There he covered stories about superpower summits to the Hungerford massacre.

Joined BBC TV News

1988

In 1988, he joined BBC TV News where he served them as a Foreign Affairs Correspondent till the early 1990s. There he reported the news about the fall of the Berlin Wall and the Persian Gulf War and he reported from Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.

Was named Moscow Correspondent

1991

In 1991, he was named the Moscow Correspondent. There he saw the final collapse of Communism and the fall of Mikhail Gorbachev. In 1994, he was at the Chechnya where the civil war started. 

Was named Foreign Affairs Correspondent

1995

In the early 1995, he was named the Foreign Affairs Correspondent in London. There he covered the news about the break-up of Yugoslavia extensively. For this work, he also won BAFTA in the mid 1990s. 

Published a novel titled, Sandstealers

2009

Ben Brown is a journalist, newsreader and a news presenter from United Kingdom. He is also known for being the writer and a novelist. In 2009, he published a novel under the title Sandstealers. This novel was published by HarperCollins.