Tim Sebastian

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Journalist (1952)
Fri Aug 16 2019
By   Alina

Who is Tim Sebastian? 

Tim Sebastian is Conflict Zone's host and chairman, the hard-hitting, flagship political talk show of Deutsche Welle. Tim chaired The New Arab Debates before this, which was also broadcast and circulated on Deutsche Welle TV globally between 2011 and 2015.

Tim Sebastian was born on 13 March 1952, in London, England. At Westminster School, a fee-paid independent school in central London, Sebastian completed his school level. 

He holds a BA Honors degree from New College, Oxford University in Modern Languages and speaks German and Russian. Similarly, he graduated in 1974 with a Diploma in Journalism Studies from Cardiff University. There is no information about his parents, siblings, and early life. 

Tim Sebastian for his show Conflictzone with Tim Sebastian. career, professional life
Image: Tim Sebastian for his show Conflictzone with Tim Sebastian

Sebastian started his career as a journalist at Reuters in 1974, moving to the BBC in Warsaw in 1979 as a foreign correspondent. In 1982, he became BBC's European correspondent for Moscow in 1984 (until his expulsion from the USSR in 1985) and then from 1986 to 1989 for Washington. He has worked with famous journalist Andrew Neil and admires his work as well.

He is not just a journalist but also a popular Interviewer, debate moderator who has won a number of awards in his lifetime. He also has written bibliography that has earned him a hefty amount of money throughout his career. 

Personal Life: Wife 

Being committed to his professional life, Sebastian has hardly given any details about his personal life to any media personal. As per IMDb, Tim is a married man. He married a lady named Diane Buscombe

The couple is married since 1977. When the pair tied the knot, Tim was just 25 years old. Looking at his age, we can say, the pair were a college sweetheart who fell in love with each other and tied a knot as soon as they finished their college. There are no details on what his spouse Buscombe do till date. 

Children 

The pair shares three children altogether. There are also no details about their children either. The journalist is also not active on any kind of social media so that we could follow up his day to personal life. 

Rumors & Controversies 

Tim is still active in his career as a journalist, but till date has never been dragged to any short of scandals, rumors, and controversies. 

Past Relationship 

Since Sebastian is married for a long time with his wife, he hasn't been seen with anyone till date other than his wife. Moreover, he is hardly seen with even his wife. 

Age, Body Measurement (Height & Weight)

Tim is currently 67 years old and has a decent height. The other details about his height, weight, and body measurement are not available. Sebastian has a white hair color and has grey eye color. 

Net Worth & Salary 

Working as a television journalist and novelist, Tim has surely garnered a huge amount of money. But the detailed information about his net worth and salary is under review. 

Tim Sebastian during interview. net worth, assets, income, earning
Image: Tim Sebastian during the interview

As per some of the source, the average salary for a news anchor is $83,300. Although this may vary from a minimum $14,000 to a maximum $875,000 depending on the circumstances. Just like Sebastian Wendy Hurrell, Lara Lewington and Vanessa Yurkevich are also active members of BBC News.

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