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Date of Birth: 1955 , October-11
Birth Nation: United Kingdom

Quick Timeline of Sally Magnusson

1955 Born in Scotland United Kingdom
1987 Became a part of Breakfast Time team
1989 Co-presented Breakfast News
2005 Joined BBC Two's The Daily Politics
2009 received Honorary degrees from institutions

Detail Timeline of Sally Magnusson

October 11 , 1955

Born in Scotland United Kingdom

 She was born on  October 11, 1955, in Glasgow, Scotland, UK. She is the daughter of the late Icelandic broadcaster and writer Magnus Magnusson and  Mamie Baird, a journalist. Her brother Jon Magnusson is a British producer, writer and director.


Became a part of Breakfast Time team

 In 1987 she was part of the Breakfast Time team, including Frank Bough, Jeremy Paxman and Peter Snow, which covered the results of the general election. It was held on 11 June 1987, to elect 650 members to the British House of Commons. 


Co-presented Breakfast News

She co-presented the programme's replacement, Breakfast News in 1989.The programme was previously known as Breakfast Time. It was planned to launch on 18 September 1989 but was held back due to technical issues with its new studio.


Joined BBC Two's The Daily Politics

In 2005 she joined BBC Two's The Daily Politics as its Friday presenter. BBC Two is the second television channel operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.


received Honorary degrees from institutions

 A Scottish broadcaster and writer Sally Magnusson has received Honorary degrees from several institutions in 2009 a Doctorate of Letters from Glasgow Caledonian University,  an honorary degree from the University of Stirling and from the Open University.


She holds British nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Moving to her personal life she is happily married lady. Sally Magnusson married with Norman Stone. Her husband Norman is a TV director. The couple has five children named, Jamie Magnus Stone, Siggy Stone, Anna Lisa Stone, Rossie Stone and  Magnus Stone.

Sally's  son Jamie Magnus Stone is a Scottish film director and animator. Sally has written about the marriage and life about Jack Clemo who is a poet. She and her husband Norman wrote children-oriented book “ Horace and the Haggis Hunter”. Currently, she is living her life with her family in the village of Torrance, East Dunbartonshire. Information about her salary and net worth she has not mentioned it on social pages.