Felicity Barr Biography, Age, Career, Marital Status, Salary and Net Worth
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Who is Felicity Barr?
Felicity Barr is a remarkable English broadcast journalist and former Al Jazeera English news presenter. She has 25 years of experience working in national and international television and radio. Felicity also provides media training for companies, individuals, and moderates conferences, hosts events. And coaches journalists who want to improve their voices or presenting skills.
For 14 years, she has anchored international news programs for Al Jazeera English, having helped launch the channel in 2006. Before joining Al Jazeera, she was a presenter on ITV National News and the ITV Newschannel anchoring alongside Sir Trevor McDonald and others. She also was ITV News’ first female sports correspondent, covering sports across the world.
Having experience as a live presenter in the studio, she has anchored stories including. The 7/7 attacks in London, the US presidential election, the Olympics, the 2011 Royal Wedding, and many others. She has conducted hundreds of hours of live interviews. She is equally at home debating current affairs with world leaders or sensitively talking to people with her personal stories to tell.
How Old is Felicity Barr?
She is 51 years old as of April 2020, having been born on September 6, 1970, in the United Kingdom. Barr shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Asher Angel, Payton Delu Myler, Lil Xan, Maddie Gray, Shay Rudolph, and many more.
Felicity Barr Family
Who are Felicity Barr’s Parents?
Barr has managed to keep her family background very private. In case there is news regarding her parents and siblings, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Felicity Barr Education
Information regarding where she received her high school/college education is not mentioned anywhere on the internet. In case of news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Felicity Barr Marital Status
She is married to the love of her life Paul Harrison, a Sky News correspondent. They married on September 19, 2009.
Felicity Barr Kids
There is no information on the internet regarding whether she has kids or not. In case of news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Felicity Barr Career
A Radio Career
She trained as a journalist at 2-Ten FM. From 1990-to 1995, she worked there as a broadcast journalist, reporter, scriptwriter, and newsreader. In 1994, she specialized in sports reporting covering events in sports.
A Television Career
After spending five years in radio, she transferred to television. In 1996, she joined ITV Meridian as a sports reporter/presenter for the nightly news program Meridian Tonight based at studios in Newbury, Berks. Also presenting for sports program A406. She worked there from 1995 to 1999, before moving to the London News Network in 1999. There she worked covering sports events and she also presented LWT’s Goals Extra program. In 2001, Barr joined ITV News as its first-ever female sports correspondent. Her first major assignment was to cover the Wimbledon tennis tournament.
During her time at ITV News, she has added some roles as a relief newsreader on ITV Weekend News, ITV Lunchtime News, and ITV Evening News. She covered the Olympic Games live from Athens in August 2004. Barr with Steve Scott, in January 2006, she combined her role as a sports presenter on ITV News at 10:30. Her duties extended as a newsreader on the defunct ITV News Channel anchoring weekdays. She anchored live from key locations such as Westminster during major stories for both the ITV News Channel and mainstream ITV bulletins. Also, she was a regular guest on Richard & Judy on Channel 4.
Following the lunch of Al Jazeera English on November 15, 2006, Barr was a London news anchor for its flagship Newshour program. She presented the mid-week late afternoon and evening news and conducted links with correspondents in Europe. She anchored the US Election on location in Ohio in November 2008. Also, she has presented Talk to Al Jazeera where she was one of the first TV journalists to interview the freed FARC hostage Ingrid Betancourt.
Barr has also hosted The Listening Post, Al Jazeera’s media-analysis program. She has anchored Al Jazeera English live daily international news program from its London broadcast center in Shard. Has presented breaking news of world events including; the 2011 Arab Spring, 2011 London riots, 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, 2016 Attempted coup in Turkey, 2017 Barcelona attacks, and others. She has been a presenter for Al Jazeera English for 14 years 11 months starting from February 2006 to December 2020.
Felicity is a celebrity supporter of the charity Action for Children, formerly the National Children’s Home.
Felicity Barr Height and Measurements
Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stands at a height of 5ft 5inches and a weight of 68kg (150lbs)
Felicity Barr’s Salary and Net Worth
Her salary is not mentioned on the internet, however, her net worth is approximately $1.5 million.