List of famous British journalists with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

When asked to define journalism, the prompt reply by mostly all is that it acts as the watchdog of the society. Having said that, the responsibility of the journalists doubles by itself for they are not only supposed to be skilled and proficient in their reporting but righteous and ethical as well. Since times immemorial, the culture and trends in journalism has sharply been changing from being slaves of dictators to fiercely independent, sensational journalism to citizen journalism and much more. In the English world, there have been numerous journalists who have created a niche for themselves due to their prompt and ethical reporting, daring attitude and never-say-die spirit. Amongst them, some that deserve a mention include Robert Fisk, a fearless reporter who covered the Persian Gulf War, Iraq War and the war in Afghanistan, Kate Adie who is still best known for her stint with BBC News as Chief News Correspondent, Louis Sebastian Theroux, an explorer of cultural subjects who gained the top spot with the flagship shows ‘Louis Theroux’s Weird Weekends’ and ‘When Louis Met…’. Check out this section to get detailed information regarding the life and works of famous British journalists.
George OrwellGeorge Orwell

25 June 1903

Milo YiannopoulosMilo Yiannopoulos

18 October 1984

Anna WintourAnna Wintour

03 November 1949

Jeremy ClarksonJeremy Clarkson

11 April 1960

Nigella LawsonNigella Lawson

06 January 1960

Lucy HawkingLucy Hawking

02 November 1970

James MayJames May

16 January 1963

Henry Morton StanleyHenry Morton Stanley

28 January 1841

Louise MinchinLouise Minchin

08 September 1968

Arthur KoestlerArthur Koestler

05 September 1905

Angela CarterAngela Carter

07 May 1940

Murray WalkerMurray Walker

10 October 1923

Malcolm MuggeridgeMalcolm Muggeridge

24 March 1903

Zeinab BadawiZeinab Badawi

24 November 1959

Natalie SawyerNatalie Sawyer

23 October 1979

George AlagiahGeorge Alagiah

22 November 1955

Robin DayRobin Day

24 October 1923

Lucy WatsonLucy Watson

20 February 1991

A. N. WilsonA. N. Wilson

27 October 1950

Mark ThomasMark Thomas

11 April 1963

Ben BradshawBen Bradshaw

30 August 1960

Norman AngellNorman Angell

26 December 1872

Chris HarrisChris Harris

20 January 1975

C.P. ScottC.P. Scott

26 October 1846

John OliverJohn Oliver

23 April 1977

Piers MorganPiers Morgan

30 March 1965

Christiane AmanpourChristiane Amanpour

12 January 1958

H. G. WellsH. G. Wells

21 September 1866

David IckeDavid Icke

29 April 1952

Victoria Coren MitchellVictoria Coren Mitchell

18 August 1972

Michael PortilloMichael Portillo

26 May 1953

Kirsty GallacherKirsty Gallacher

20 January 1976

Kate AbdoKate Abdo

08 September 1981

Terry PratchettTerry Pratchett

28 April 1948

Frankie BoyleFrankie Boyle

16 August 1972

Richard HammondRichard Hammond

19 December 1969

G. K. ChestertonG. K. Chesterton

29 May 1874

Claudia WinklemanClaudia Winkleman

15 January 1972

David IrvingDavid Irving

24 March 1938

Diane AbbottDiane Abbott

27 September 1953

Peaches GeldofPeaches Geldof

13 March 1989

Anna RichardsonAnna Richardson

27 September 1970

Niall FergusonNiall Ferguson

18 April 1964

Paula YatesPaula Yates

24 April 1959

Lady Gabriella WindsorLady Gabriella Windsor

23 April 1981

Carol VordermanCarol Vorderman

24 December 1960

A. A. GillA. A. Gill

28 June 1954

Joey BartonJoey Barton

02 September 1982

Vera BrittainVera Brittain

29 December 1893

Edward HeathEdward Heath

09 July 1916

Fearne CottonFearne Cotton

03 September 1981

Richard ColesRichard Coles

26 March 1962

David FrostDavid Frost

07 April 1939

Susanna ReidSusanna Reid

10 December 1970

Edd ChinaEdd China

09 May 1971

Kim PhilbyKim Philby

01 January 1912

Laura KuenssbergLaura Kuenssberg

1976 AD

Jeremy PaxmanJeremy Paxman

11 May 1950

Ian HislopIan Hislop

13 July 1960

Stacey DooleyStacey Dooley

09 March 1987

Zoë BallZoë Ball

23 November 1970

Fiona BruceFiona Bruce

25 April 1964

Peter HitchensPeter Hitchens

28 October 1951

Anne RobinsonAnne Robinson

26 September 1944

Michael GoveMichael Gove

26 August 1967

Sara CoxSara Cox

13 December 1974

Katie PiperKatie Piper

12 October 1983

Kirstie AllsoppKirstie Allsopp

31 August 1971

Stefan ZweigStefan Zweig

28 November 1881

Jill DandoJill Dando

09 November 1961

Carl FrochCarl Froch

02 July 1977

Janet Street-PorterJanet Street-Porter

27 December 1946

Jon RonsonJon Ronson

10 May 1967

Adam CurtisAdam Curtis

26 May 1955

William JoyceWilliam Joyce

24 April 1906

Nigel LawsonNigel Lawson

11 March 1932

Caitlin MoranCaitlin Moran

05 April 1975

Cathy NewmanCathy Newman

14 July 1974

Val McDermidVal McDermid

04 June 1955

Ben ShephardBen Shephard

11 December 1974