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Date of Birth: 1976
Birth Nation: Italy

Quick Timeline of Laura Kuenssberg

1976 Born in Italy
1994 Joined University of Edinburgh
1999 Worked at local radio and then cable television
2000 Joined BBC North East and Cumbria
2010 Was active in the formation of coalition government
2011 Was named the business editor of the ITV News
2014 Joined Newsnight team
2015 Was named the BBC's political editor

Detail Timeline of Laura Kuenssberg

1976

Born in Italy

Talented and industrious lady, Laura Kuenssberg was born as Laura Juliet Kuenssberg in the mid 1970s in Italy. She was born on the laps of Nick Kuenssberg and Sally Kuenssberg. Her father is a Scottish businessman.

1994

Joined University of Edinburgh

Laura was raised in Glasgow with her brother and sister. As a child, she attended Laurel Park School, an independent girls' school. After her high school, she joined University of Edinburgh where she studied history. She also studied journalism at Georgetown University. 

1999

Worked at local radio and then cable television

She began her career as a journalist at the end of 1990s. During that time, she worked on NBC News political programme. At the end of 1990s, she returned to Britain and she began working at the local radio and then cable television.

2000

Joined BBC North East and Cumbria

Before she joined BBC, she served Channel 4 News as its reporter. In March 2000, she was hired by BBC North East and Cumbria. For her work as home affairs correspondent, she was honored with regional Royal Television Society award in 2000.

2010

Was active in the formation of coalition government

She also served as the chief political correspondent for BBC News for several months. She was also named the reporter of the BBC One bulletins, Daily Politics and BBC News. In 2010, she was also active in the formation of coalition government under David Cameron. 

2011

Was named the business editor of the ITV News

At the end of 2011, she was named the business editor of the newly created programme named ITV News but her position at BBC News was replaced by Norman Smith from BBC Radio 4. There she also served in the ITV’s current affairs strand, Tonight. 

2014

Joined Newsnight team

She served as the business editor for ITV News for about two years and then she rejoined BBC in the early 2014. She joined them as chief correspondent and a presenter of the show Newsnight team. 

2015

Was named the BBC's political editor

Laura Kuenssberg is a broadcast journalist. In July 2015, she was named the BBC's political editor. She made a history that year as she was the first woman to hold the position. She is still serving in this position. 

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Laura is a married woman. She has been married to the love of her life James Kelly since a long time. She now resides in East London. Besides this married life there is no any information about her extra affairs and she is a lesbian.

Laura was raised in Glasgow with her brother and sister. As a child, she attended Laurel Park School, an independent girls' school. After her high school, she joined the University of Edinburgh where she studied history. She also studied journalism at Georgetown University. She began her career as a journalist at the end of the 1990s. During that time, she worked on NBC News political program. At the end of the 1990s, she returned to Britain and she began working at the local radio and then cable television. After that, she began serving Channel 4 News as its reporter.

In March 2000, she was hired by BBC North East and Cumbria. For her work as home affairs correspondent, she was honored with regional Royal Television Society award in 2000. She also served as the chief political correspondent for BBC News for several months. She was also named the reporter of the BBC One bulletins, Daily Politics and BBC News. In July 2015, she was named the BBC's political editor. She made a history that year as she was the first woman to hold the position.