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James Longman is an English journalist and foreign correspondent who is now affiliated with US channel, ABC News. Prior to that, he used to work at the BBC network as a general news reporter and as well as corporation's Beirut correspondent.
He was born on 28 December 1986 in London, England, United Kingdom. Bur sadly her father passed away when he was just nine years old. So far, he holds British citizenship and is of white ethnicity. He attended the Hill House School, Worth School, and graduated from the School of Oriental and African Studies in Arabic.
The ABC Foreign Correspondent, James Longman Is Engaged
Yes, you have read that correctly. The London based journalist Logman is happily engaged to his gay partner Alex Brannan. They are together for around March 2017 and is still going very lightly or strongly.
Recently on June 26, 2020, Alex who is openly gay took an Instagram to announced his big day with a beautiful video on Friday which is located at home amid the coronavirus pandemic. He said: "We're engaged", saying
"I asked Alex in the garden while his mum filmed, trying to stop his nephew from running over to us. And then the rest of the family came over. There was quite a lot of crying."
In the same video, James, 33, emerged asking his fiance Alex a question to marry him. And Brannan did say yes. Other members of the family joined them in the garden after they embraced, to congratulate them and celebrate with them.
Before became an engaged couple, they enjoyed their love relationship for almost three years.
Total Net Worth and Earnings of James Longman
Being one of the most familiar faces as a journalist, James has received a good amount of money and fame throughout his career. As per 2020, his actual net worth is not mentioned anywhere but it is valued to over $500 thousand.
Moreover, U.S journalist usually earns a salary of about $40763 per annum. So being a well-known reporter in the United Kingdom, he may be earning in the same range. Now, he serves for an ABC News as a foreign correspondent.
As of 2020, the average annual pay for an Abc News Reporter is approximately $43,536. So being a hardworking employee of ABC, his salary might fall over $45,000. Likewise, Diane Macedo and Tara Palmeri are also earing the same amount of income.
His Professional Career
James started his journalism career in Syria. He worked there for six months to report to the British newspaper in the lead-up to the war, spending time in rebel-held areas.
Longman then joined the BBC in 2012, where he covered the past of his own family for the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire show. He has always taken a keen interest in mental health. Four years later, he completed the London Marathon with the help of Mind in 2016.
Afterward, he was hired by ABC. Now at the network, he regularly reports on topics related to the Middle East and Arab world refugee crisis, as well as terrorist attacks across Europe. Additionally, he deals with topics of all sorts for ABC's Nightline, Good Morning America, and World News Tonight.
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