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
Writer
Anna WintourAnna Wintour
03 November 1949
Magazine Editor, Fashion Journalist

Jeremy ClarksonJeremy Clarkson
11 April 1960
Broadcaster

Rachel JohnsonRachel Johnson
03 September 1965
Editor, Journalist

Piers MorganPiers Morgan
30 March 1965
Journalist

Katie HopkinsKatie Hopkins
13 February 1975
Media Personality
Christopher HitchensChristopher Hitchens
13 April 1949
Author

Milo YiannopoulosMilo Yiannopoulos
18 October 1984
Journalist

Naga MunchettyNaga Munchetty
25 February 1975
Television Presenter

Nigella LawsonNigella Lawson
06 January 1960
Television Personality, Gourmet, Food Writer
James MayJames May
16 January 1963
TV Presenter

Lucy HawkingLucy Hawking
02 November 1970
Journalist, Novelist, Writer
Christiane AmanpourChristiane Amanpour
12 January 1958
Journalist

Michael PortilloMichael Portillo
26 May 1953
Journalist, Political Leader

Kate AbdoKate Abdo
08 September 1981
Broadcaster
Louise MinchinLouise Minchin
08 September 1968
Journalist and News Anchor

Sophie RaworthSophie Raworth
15 May 1968
Journalist
Henry Morton StanleyHenry Morton Stanley
28 January 1841
Explorer

George AlagiahGeorge Alagiah
22 November 1955
Journalist

Arthur KoestlerArthur Koestler
05 September 1905
 
Zain AsherZain Asher
27 August 1983
News Anchor, Journalist

Murray WalkerMurray Walker
10 October 1923
Formula One Commentator & Journalist
Mishal HusainMishal Husain
11 February 1973
News Presenter

Suzi PerrySuzi Perry
03 May 1970
Television Presenter

Angela CarterAngela Carter
07 May 1940
 

Malcolm MuggeridgeMalcolm Muggeridge
24 March 1903
Journalist and Author
Ben BradshawBen Bradshaw
30 August 1960
Politician
Zeinab BadawiZeinab Badawi
24 November 1959
Journalist

Robin DayRobin Day
24 October 1923
Broadcaster, Journalist

Chris HarrisChris Harris
20 January 1975
Journalist, Television Presenter

A. N. WilsonA. N. Wilson
27 October 1950
Writer & Columnist
Natalie SawyerNatalie Sawyer
23 October 1979
Television Presenter

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Lucy WatsonLucy Watson
20 February 1991
Reporter, Reality Star, Entrepreneur

Mark ThomasMark Thomas
11 April 1963
Comedian

Norman AngellNorman Angell
26 December 1872
British Journalist & Author

C.P. ScottC.P. Scott
26 October 1846
Former Editor of 'The Guardian'
Laura KuenssbergLaura Kuenssberg
1976 AD
journalist

Richard HammondRichard Hammond
19 December 1969
Television presenter, Writer, Journalist,
Claudia WinklemanClaudia Winkleman
15 January 1972
Journalist, Writer, Television presenter

David FrostDavid Frost
07 April 1939
Journalist, Writer, Screenwriter, Television

Terry PratchettTerry Pratchett
28 April 1948
Writer, Novelist, Journalist, Screenwriter,
Fiona BruceFiona Bruce
25 April 1964
Television producer, Television presenter,

Anna RichardsonAnna Richardson
27 September 1970
Journalist
Michael GoveMichael Gove
26 August 1967
Journalist, Politician, Judge

Paula YatesPaula Yates
24 April 1959
Television presenter, Journalist

Tess DalyTess Daly
27 April 1969
Model, Presenter, Journalist

Peaches GeldofPeaches Geldof
13 March 1989
Journalist, Television presenter, Model,

Carol VordermanCarol Vorderman
24 December 1960
Television presenter, Journalist, Engineer
Diane AbbottDiane Abbott
27 September 1953
Politician, Journalist

Neil TennantNeil Tennant
10 July 1954
Musician

G. K. ChestertonG. K. Chesterton
29 May 1874
Journalist, Poet, Novelist, Autobiographer,

Edward HeathEdward Heath
09 July 1916
Politician, Military personnel, Journalist,
William Rees-MoggWilliam Rees-Mogg
14 July 1928
Journalist, Writer, Economist

Martin BashirMartin Bashir
19 January 1963
Journalist
Karren BradyKarren Brady
04 April 1969
Business Women

Fearne CottonFearne Cotton
03 September 1981
Television presenter, Voice actor, Journalist,

Kim PhilbyKim Philby
01 January 1912
Spy, Journalist
Anna SoubryAnna Soubry
07 December 1956
Politician

Vanessa FeltzVanessa Feltz
21 February 1962
Television personality
David IrvingDavid Irving
24 March 1938
Essayist, Journalist, Historian, Writer,

Alastair CampbellAlastair Campbell
25 May 1957
Journalist

Niall FergusonNiall Ferguson
18 April 1964
Writer, Economic historian, Historian, University
Robert PestonRobert Peston
25 April 1960
Journalist, Author, News presenter

A. A. GillA. A. Gill
28 June 1954
Journalist
Esther McVeyEsther McVey
24 October 1967
Politician

Vita Sackville-WestVita Sackville-West
09 March 1892
Writer

Sara CoxSara Cox
13 December 1974
Presenter, Disc jockey, Journalist

Will SelfWill Self
26 September 1961
Writer, Journalist, Novelist, Science fiction
William JoyceWilliam Joyce
24 April 1906
Politician, Journalist, Radio personality
Susanna ReidSusanna Reid
10 December 1970
Journalist, Television presenter

John PeelJohn Peel
30 August 1939
Journalist, Radio personality, Disc jockey,

Emily MaitlisEmily Maitlis
06 September 1970
Journalist

Michael ParkinsonMichael Parkinson
28 March 1935
Television presenter, Journalist, Writer,
Anne RobinsonAnne Robinson
26 September 1944
Television presenter, Journalist, Autobiographer

Lorraine KellyLorraine Kelly
30 November 1959
Television presenter

Ben ShephardBen Shephard
11 December 1974
Journalist, Television presenter

Joey BartonJoey Barton
02 September 1982
Association football player, Journalist

Kay BurleyKay Burley
17 December 1960
Journalist, Presenter, Novelist
Trinny WoodallTrinny Woodall
08 February 1964
Journalist, Television presenter, Wardrobe stylist

Stefan ZweigStefan Zweig
28 November 1881
Writer, Translator, Journalist, Playwright, Poet,
Maureen LipmanMaureen Lipman
10 May 1946
Actress

George MonbiotGeorge Monbiot
27 January 1963
Journalist, University teacher, Activist, Writer

Richard MadeleyRichard Madeley
13 May 1956
TV Presenters
Richard ColesRichard Coles
26 March 1962
Journalist, Radio personality

Adam CurtisAdam Curtis
26 May 1955
Television director, Journalist, Writer, Director
Jeremy VineJeremy Vine
17 May 1965
Journalist

Rick EdwardsRick Edwards
20 May 1979
Journalist

Jeremy PaxmanJeremy Paxman
11 May 1950
Journalist, Television presenter, Writer, Radio

Emma ForrestEmma Forrest
26 December 1976
Journalists
Giles CorenGiles Coren
29 July 1969
Journalist, Television presenter, Writer

Jon RonsonJon Ronson
10 May 1967
Journalist, Writer, Screenwriter, Documentary
Zac GoldsmithZac Goldsmith
20 January 1975
Politician, Editor, Journalist

Carol ThatcherCarol Thatcher
15 August 1953
Journalist
Peter HitchensPeter Hitchens
28 October 1951
Journalist, Writer

Michael FootMichael Foot
23 July 1913
Politician, Journalist, Screenwriter, Biographer
Jill DandoJill Dando
09 November 1961
Television presenter, News presenter, Journalist