Huw Edwards

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Journalist, BBC Newsreader (1961)
Mon Aug 12 2019
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''I became a journalist to come as close as possible to the Heart of the Word.'' This is a famous journalism quote and very related to all the journalist who delivers us news, weather forecasts, and special events every day and night. Today we are talking about Huw Edwards, who is a well-known British journalist.

Huw Edward is a Welsh news presenter, journalist, and newsreader. He is popular as the news presenter for BBC News at Ten and BBC coverage of state events and international events.

Bio of Huw Edwards

Huw was born on 18th August 1961, in Bridgend, United Kingdom, where another BBC journalist Susannah Streeter was also born. Born to his father Hywel Teifi Edwards and mother Aerona Protheroe, he is of Caucasian ethnicity and holds dual nationality (Welsh and British). 

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Image: The childhood image of Welsh newsreader, journalist Huw Edwards.
Source: BBC News

His father Teifi was a Welsh Language activist and plaid Cymru, author and academic research professor of Welsh-language Literature at University College, Swansea.  Whereas, his mother served as a teacher at Llanelli's Ysgol Gyfun y Strade for thirty years. He also has a sister named Meinir Edwards

Edwards joined Llanelli Boys' Grammar School for early education. Later he attended University College and received his first-class honors degree in French. After graduation, Huw began his postgraduate work at Cardiff University in Medieval French, before joining BBC.

Career Highlights

Edwards served for a short time as work experience at the commercial radio station Swansea Sound, before working as a news trainee at the BBC in 1984. In 1986, Edwards started working as Parliamentary Correspondent for BBC Wales.

Huw Edwards while working as a journalist for BBC.
Snap: Huw Edwards while working as a journalist for BBC.
Source: BBC News

Moreover, In early 2003, Huw became the main presenter of the Ten O'Clock News, now known as BBC News at Ten on BBC One. Since then, BBC News at Ten is one of the most-watched news programs in Britain. Additionally, Edwards presents other different programs with David Dimbleby like State Opening of Parliament, Festival of Remembrance, and Trooping the Colour.

On 29th April 2011, Huw covered the Wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton. The coverage had more than 20 million viewers at the peak in the United Kingdom, and the team also received the BAFTA Award for Best Coverage of a Live Event.

Huw Edwards currently presents the BBC News Channel show BBC News at Ten.
Image: Huw Edwards currently presents the BBC News Channel show BBC News at Ten.
Source: BBC News 

Later in 2010, Huw appeared as a host on a program named The Prince and the Plotter about the investiture of the Prince of Wales. The show made him receive the "Best on Screen presenter" at the BAFTA Cymru Awards for his work.

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One of his recent television appearances includes in December 2018, where Huw was a guest of Marry Berry on Marry Berry's Christmas Party by BBC One.

Marital Life

Edwards is in a marital relationship with his wife, Vicky Find. They both tied the knot after being in a love relationship for a long time. However, there is no exact detail about their wedding date and venue. 

 Huw Edwards is married to his wife Vicki Flind.
Image: Huw Edwards is married to his wife Vicki Flind.
Source: Daily Mail

Huw's spouse is a BBC producer, she stays away from the media most of the time. As of now, the couple lives in their luxury mansion in Dulwich London. Moreover, there are no rumors or controversies about the couple that leads to their separation or divorce. 

Shared Five Children 

After the blissful conjugal, Huw and his misses share five children together. Three of them are sons Dan Edwards, Amos Edwards, Samme Edwards and two are daughter, Hannah Edwards and, Rebecca Edwards

Unlike other celebrity kids, Edwards's siblings prefer to keep themselves far away from the spotlight. Nothing is known about them. Even their birth dates are unavailable. 

Another journalist Tanya Beckett and her husband Hon. Edward Charles d'Olier Gibson have also kept their children details far away from the media attention

Net Worth & Salary

Huw Edwards makes huge money from his career as a journalist from the BBC network. Huw is serving as a journalist for the following network for more than a decade. Edwards earned $662,482 $722,689 as a BBC presenter for several years. However, Huw's annual income was reduced in light of serious gender pay differences in BBC.

According to Press Gazette, Edwards' current salary ranges from $627,095 to $639,153, which is more than another BBC journalist Alina Jenkins. As of 2021, Huw's total net worth is estimated to be huge million dollars; however, the exact figure of his wealth is still under review.

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