Felicity Barr Biography
Felicity Barr is a well-known British journalist who has hosted news and sports shows. She is presently the news anchor for Al Jazeera’s English-language news channel’s main show, Newshour, and she often writes to newspapers and publications like the Sunday Express Magazine and the Press-Gazette.
How old is Felicity Barr? – Age
Barr was born on September 6, 1970. She is 51 years as of 2021.
Where did Felicity Barr go to school? – Education
There’s no information about Barr’s education.
Felicity Barr Husband – Family
Barr married Paul Harrison, a Sky News journalist, on September 19, 2009.
What is Barr Salary?
Her salary is unknown.
Barr Net Worth
Barr’s net worth is unknown.
Barr began her career as a journalist at 2-Ten FM before becoming a freelance journalist in 1994, focusing in sports reporting and covering sporting events.
She went from radio to television five years later, joining Meridian Broadcasting in 1996 as a sports reporter/presenter for Meridian Tonight, a nightly news show based in Newbury, Berkshire, as well as presenting for sports program A406. Barr joined the London News Network in 1999 as a sports reporter and host of LWT’s Goals Extra show. Barr joined ITV News as the first female sports journalist in 2001. Her first important assignment was to cover the Wimbledon tennis tournament. In August, Barr covered the 2004 Olympic Games live from Athens.
Until January 2006, Barr combined her duties as a newsreader on the now-defunct ITV News Channel, anchoring weekdays with Steve Scott, with her duties as a sports presenter on the News At Ten Thirty with Trevor McDonald. He presents live from key locations such as Westminster for both the ITV News Channel and the mainstream ITV Bulletins during major stories. She was also a regular on Richard & Judy on Channel 4. When Al Jazeera English’s main Newshour show debuted on November 15, 2006, Barr was a London news anchor.
She hosted the late-afternoon and evening news on weekdays and kept in touch with European journalists. In November 2008, she hosted the US Election on location in Ohio. She is the host of Al Jazeera’s media analysis show The Listening Post, and was one of the first TV journalists to interview liberated FARC prisoner Ingrid Betancourt.