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Michael Buerk

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Date of Birth: 1946 , February-18
Birth Nation: United Kingdom

Quick Timeline of Michael Buerk

1946 Born in Solihull, Warwickshire, England, UK
1970 Joined the Radio Bristol
1973 Started working for BBC News
1976 Appeared in various Televisions
1984 Report of the Ethiopian famine
1968 Married to Christine Buerk
2016 Michale Buerk's Networth

Detail Timeline of Michael Buerk

February 18 , 1946

Born in Solihull, Warwickshire, England, UK

Michael Buerk, an English journalist, TV presenter and a newsreader, best known for reporting on the Ethiopian Hunger issue that inspired the Band Aid charity record and, the Live Aid concert, was born on 18 February 1946, in Solihull, Warwickshire England located in the United Kingdom.

1970

Joined the Radio Bristol

Buerk began his career in journalism with the Bromsgrove Messenger, South Wales Echo, and the Daily Mail. After that, He joined the Radio Bristol in 1970 and impressed everyone by his work and was finally hired by BBC news.

1973

Started working for BBC News

After working for about three years in Radio Bristol, Michael was offered a post of a journalist in the world's famous BBC News Network. Hence, Michael joined the BBC News in 1973 and from 1983 to 1987, Buerk was the BBC's South Africa correspondent during the dying years of apartheid in South Africa.

1976

Appeared in various Televisions

From the year 1976, Michael was seen in various televisions as a news reporter. He appeared in televisions like "BBC Points West", "BBC Nine O'Clock News", "2000 Today", "The One Show", etc. His latest television was the "Pompeii with Michael Buerk" in 2016.

October 23 , 1984

Report of the Ethiopian famine

Michael Buerk also researched and gave the report of the Ethiopian famine on 23 October 1984 which inspired the Band Aid charity record and, subsequently, the Live Aid concert. Michael is highly praised for his reporting duties in African Continent.

1968

Married to Christine Buerk

Before being a journalist, at the age of 22, Michael got married to his wife Christine Buerk in 1968. They have two children together and are living a happy married life. Michael's first child's name is Ronald Buerk who is also a well-known journalist in British Network.

2016

Michale Buerk's Networth

Michael Buerk earns his salary from the news televisions and radio shows and his recent net worth is calculated to be about U.S $ 3 million. Michel is linked with many big networks and printed media as well. He is considered to be one of the most dedicated journalist working in BBC network.

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Michael Buerk has enjoyed a long career as a journalist and newsreader with the BBC, most famously reporting from Ethiopia on the devastating famine in 1984. He joined the line-up of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! for the 2014 series.Michael had studied at Solihull School, an Independent school in the West Midlands where he was a member of the Combined Cadet Force and represented the school on the sports field.

Buerk started his career in journalism with the Bromsgrove Messenger, South Wales Echo, and the Daily Mail. He joined Radio Bristol in 1970 before becoming a reporter for BBC News in 1973. Michael in his long career of journalism has worked for several Televisions programs and news shows.

Michael is 70 years aged English nationality journalist and a television presenter. Buerk married Christine Buerk and has two children with Christine. Michael earns his salary from his journalism and his recent net worth is calculated to be around U.S $ 3 million.