Philippa Thomas

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Journalist, Presenter, Newsreader (1965)
Thu Aug 15 2019
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Who is Philippa Thomas?

Philippa Thomas is a British television newsreader and journalist who is working for BBC News as a correspondent for 25 decades. Likewise, she is the main presenter of World News Today which broadcasts on BBC World News, BBC News Channel and BBC Four.

Philippa Thomas was born on 22 November 1965 in West Yorkshire, UK but was raised up by her parents in Wakefield. She holds British citizenship and belongs to white ethnicity. Talking about her age, she is 53 years as of 2019. As far as her education, Thomas studied at Harvard University in digital media and citizen journalism.

Philippa Thomas getting ready for broadcast
Image: Philippa Thomas getting ready for broadcast

Thomas has reported extensively from the United States, continental, South America and Africa. From 2007 to 2010, she worked as a presenter and special correspondent in the BBC Washington. Likewise, Philippa's most stories broadcasts on BBC World News, BBC America's World News America, the BBC online and PBS news broadcasts. She has worked with several television personalities like David Eades and Katty Kay.

Philippa has previously worked in many BBC shows including World News Today, BBC North America, and several others. In addition, she works as a occasional presenter of The World Tonight on BBC Radio 4 and Newshour on the BBC World Service. Along with this, she made a cameo appearance as herself in Jurassic World: the Fallen Kingdom in 2018.

Philippa Thomas' Married Life: Husband

Speaking about her private life, Philippa Thomas is a happily married woman. She tied the wedding knot with her husband Richard Lister but the exact date of their marriage isn't disclosed to the media. Her husband is also a news correspondent. 

 Philippa Thomas with her husband, Richard Lister. Wedding, marital partner, nuptial partner, husband, spouse, affairs, and other details
Image: Philippa Thomas with her husband, Richard Lister.

Since marriage, the couple has enjoyed their married life for several years. Well, there’s not been any record of any negative in their wedded life it feels as though their marital relationship is moving fairly well.

Do they have Children?

Thomas and Lister have one son from their marital relationship. However, the couple hasn't disclosed more details about their child. 

Philippa Thomas' husband Richard posted a picture via Instagram on 2019 June 3. Marital life, husband, nuptials partner, wedding, children, kids and other
Image: Philippa Thomas' husband Richard posted a picture via Instagram on 2019 June 3.

As per going through Richard's Instagram post, he posted family pictures along with his wife and a son via Instagram on 2019 June 3.

Net Worth & Salary

Although the exact information about Philippa Thomas' net worth is under review, it is sure that she has made millions of fortunes from her professional career. Well, Thomas is a news presenter, news reporter so she must be earning pretty good from her long decade's profession.

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Image: Philippa Thomas at BBC.

Thomas is currently working as a news presenter and reporter for World News Today airing at 19:00 GMT Weekday. As per Glassdoor, the BBC employees makes approximately between $47,863 to $141,155 per year. So, we can assume, Philippa Thomas' salary to be around $700,500.

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