James Naughtie

Journalist and Author (1951)
Thu Aug 29 2019
By   Selena

Who is James Naughtie?

James Naughtie is a British radio and news presenter for the BBC. Likewise, he is the best known for presenting the  Radio 4’s Today programme from 1994 to 2015 as one of the main presenters.

James Naughtie was born on 9 August 1951 Milltown of Rothiemay, United Kingdom as Alexander James Naughtie. Further, he was born to Alexander Naughtie and Isabella Naughtie but raised in Milltown of Rothiemay, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He holds British citizenship and is of white ethnicity. Concerning his education, Naughtie studied Keith Grammar School, the University of Aberdeen and then Syracuse University for further education.

In 1975, Naughtie started his journalism career at the Aberdeen Press & Journal. He entered the Westminster employees of the paper the following year, becoming its Chief Political Correspondent. He worked as a fellow of Laurence Stern on his domestic employees for The Washington Post in 1981. In 1984, he entered The Guardian and became its political leader.

Till date, James worked in many TV channels including The World At One, Radio 3, The New Elizabethans on Radio Four, Radio 4's Today programme, and Good Morning Scotland.

Who is James Naughtie Married to? Wife & Children

As of today, James Naughtie is sharing a blissful marital life with his wife, Eleanor Updale. His partner Updale is an author of the Montmorency books and was a  producer of The World at One.

James Naughtie  is married to hiws wife, Eleanor Updale.Know about his wedding,married,children
Image: James Naughtie  is married to his wife, Eleanor Updale

Now, talking about their married life, it is still private when the Naughtie and Updale tied the knot with each other. As a matter of fact, they have maintained their marital relationship a low key, which makes the social sites unable to provide any sort of information.

Whatever their wedding date maybe, the most important thing is the lovely bond they share. Currently, the couple is very happy life with joyfully and peacefully with no sign of conflict. 

Children

They share three children together, one son and two daughters. However, the children's name isn't available to the media as they are living a very private life. Currently, the whole family lives in London and Edinburgh.

Net Worth and Salary

As we know, Brandi Hitt is a famous British radio and news presenter. Hence, he is immensely popular in the journalism field since a long time, and there's no doubt Naughtie must be earning pretty good from his professional career. Although James' hasn't disclosed the precise figures of his net worth, it must be somewhere in a million dollars.

James Naughtie with his co-worker at BBC .Know about his salary, net worth.
Image: James Naughtie with his co-worker at BBC

Naughtie has been a part of many reputed news channels and stations during the long duration of his career. Now, talking about his salary, he earns the average wage of between 150 thousand to 199 thousand. Moreover, BBC reporter Carolyn Quinn also earning a good amount of money.

Moreover, in 2016-17, as a contributor to the BBC, Naughtie earned £ 150,000 to £ 199,999. In 2018-19, his earnings from the BBC were in the £ 170,000 to £ 174,999 group.

James Naughtie's book Winters Their Lives and Works
Image: James Naughtie's book Winters Their Lives and Works

As an author, he has published some books including That Changed History, The Rivals: The Intimate Story of a Political Marriage, The Accidental American: Tony Blair and the Presidency and The Madness Of July.

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