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Philippa Thomas

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Date of Birth: 1965 , November-22
Birth Nation: United Kingdom

Quick Timeline of Philippa Thomas

1965 Born in Wakefield, West Yorkshire
1990 Started Career as Reporter
1997 Worked as Correspondent
2007 Appoint as Anchore
2013 Appoint as Main Presenter

Detail Timeline of Philippa Thomas

November 22 , 1965

Born in Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Philippa Thomas a well-known British journalist and newsreader born on 22 November 1965 in West Yorkshire, UK. She was raised up by her parents in Wakefield. She also has siblings. Thomas holds British Nationality and belongs to White Ethnicity. 


Started Career as Reporter

After Philippa completed her graduation, she debuts her career as a reporter in BBC Channel. She used to report on UK political scene and also cover Northern Ireland peace process. Thomas had reported from 1990 to 1997.    


Worked as Correspondent

After reporting UK political scene, she worked as a BBC North America correspondent where she provides news headline from the impeachment of formal President Bill Clinton to the global impact which is known as 9/11 attacks. 


Appoint as Anchore

In 2007, Philippa was appointed for anchored in political condition and also to make a documentary on US politics, economics and culture field. Her filmed used to broadcast on BBC World News, PBS news, BBC America’s and also in BBC online.  


Appoint as Main Presenter

Since 2013, Philippa Thomas has been the main presenter of World News Today which used to broadcast at 1900 GMT and 2100 GMT. Later it was re-launched on BBC World News, BBC Channel and also in BBC Four.   


Philippa debuted her career as a reporter in BBC Channel and used to report on Northern Ireland peace process. In 2007, she was appointed as a special correspondent and presenter extensively reporting from USA, Africa, South Africa and Europe for BBC Washington bureau. She also presents 2200 ET edition of World News Today and later became the presenter of that program. Since 2013, she became the main presenter of World News Today and also an occasional presenter of World Tonight.

While working at BBC Channel, she dated Richard Lister. After dating each other for several months they got married and have one child. Her husband is also a news correspondent at BBC. Their married relation is running well and they show no sign of Divorce till now. She is a popular journalist and news reader but the information on her Net worth and salary are not disclosed by the reporter to her fans till today's date.