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Quick Timeline Of Charlene White
Charlene White is a British Journalist and newsreader best known as the longtime employee of ITN, a UK-based TV production company. Since 2019, White has been the lead presenter of ITV News London. From August 12, 2020, she started presenting Loose Women as its anchor.
Charlene is known for appearing in ITV London's evening bulletins. She has also hosted nationwide lunchtime and evening news broadcasts for the channel. In 2014, Charlene became the first-ever black female presenter fronting the famous News at Ten.
Charlene White Partner
The 40-year-old Charlene has been living with her longtime partner, Andy, for several years. They are yet to be married. However, the couple shares five children. They have two biological kids, and the other three are adopted.
On March 26, 2017, Charlene welcomed her son, Alfie. She also wrote about her pregnancy journey in a Guardian column. She and her partner welcomed their son at Kingston Hospital.
Further, on November 9, 2019, White announced the birth of her second child, daughter Florence via Instagram. She wrote: "A month ago this beauty finally made an appearance... welcome to the world Florence. Go make your mark, be bold, be fabulous, fly in your own lane, and know I’ll always have your back."
Talking about White's husband, it is not known when and where he first met the newsreader. The couple currently resides in South London with their children. Also, Charlene rarely makes public appearances with her partner.
As a longtime journalist and presenter of ITN, Charlene White has amassed a net worth of $1 million as of 2020. She has been working for the network since 2008. Previously, White worked as a senior broadcast journalist for BBC News.
As per sources, an ITV journalist in the United Kingdom earns an average salary of over $40,000 per year. Therefore, Charlene might make similarly. Some renowned British journalists as Deborah Turness and Martin Stanford also has a decent fortune.
Starting in 2016, White is the Deputy Moderator of the ITV Lunchtime News, ITV Evening News, and ITV News London, and also showing up on the ITV Weekend News on events.
From BBC To ITN
Before ITN, Charlene was a presenter and senior broadcast journalist at BBC Look East, Radio 5 Live, BBC Three 60 Seconds, and BBC News. Additionally, she had her own late-night talk show on BBC London 94.9 as well.
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White joined ITN in 2008 as a news presenter for the ITV News. She remained as a presenter of ITV News London's main 6 pm program. White made history as the first black woman to present ITV News at Ten in April 2014. In May 2019, she became the lead presenter of ITV News London's main program.
Charlene Denise White was born on June 22, 1980, in Greenwich, London, England. She was born to Black Caribbean parents Dorrett Lonie (mother), and Dennis White (father). Charlene grew up with two younger siblings, Joshua and Carina.
White attended Black Heath High School in Southeast London. She later graduated from the London College of Printing. Her parents initially wanted her to become a doctor. However, they encouraged Charlene's pursuit of journalism.
Charlene's mother died due to complications of bowel cancer in 2002. Since then, she has worked to raise awareness of bowel cancer and is now a member of Charity Bowel Cancer UK.