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.
Nigella LawsonNigella Lawson
06 January 1960
Television Personality, Gourmet, Food Writer
George OrwellGeorge Orwell
25 June 1903
Novelist

Jeremy ClarksonJeremy Clarkson
11 April 1960
Broadcaster

James MayJames May
16 January 1963
TV Presenter

Piers MorganPiers Morgan
30 March 1965
Journalist

Christopher HitchensChristopher Hitchens
13 April 1949
Author
Milo YiannopoulosMilo Yiannopoulos
18 October 1984
Commentator

Christiane AmanpourChristiane Amanpour
12 January 1958
Journalist

Anna WintourAnna Wintour
03 November 1949
Journalist
Katie HopkinsKatie Hopkins
13 February 1975
Media Personality

Lucy HawkingLucy Hawking
02 November 1970
Journalist, Novelist, Writer
Anna RichardsonAnna Richardson
27 September 1970
Television Presenter

Michael PortilloMichael Portillo
26 May 1953
Journalist, Political Leader

Susanna ReidSusanna Reid
10 December 1970
Television Presenter

Naga MunchettyNaga Munchetty
25 February 1975
Television Presenter

Rachel JohnsonRachel Johnson
03 September 1965
Editor, Journalist
Chris HarrisChris Harris
20 January 1975
Journalist, Television Presenter

Andrew NeilAndrew Neil
21 May 1949
Journalist

Emily MaitlisEmily Maitlis
06 September 1970
Journalist

Evelyn WaughEvelyn Waugh
28 October 1903
Writer
Alfred DouglasAlfred Douglas
22 October 1870
Poet

Sophie RaworthSophie Raworth
15 May 1968
Journalist
Esther RantzenEsther Rantzen
22 June 1940
Journalist

Kate AbdoKate Abdo
08 September 1981
Broadcaster

Henry Morton StanleyHenry Morton Stanley
28 January 1841
Explorer
Louise MinchinLouise Minchin
08 September 1968
Journalist and News Anchor

George AlagiahGeorge Alagiah
22 November 1955
Journalist
Zain AsherZain Asher
27 August 1983
News Anchor, Journalist

Suzi PerrySuzi Perry
03 May 1970
Television Presenter

Zac GoldsmithZac Goldsmith
20 January 1975
Member of House of Lords of the United Kingdom
Walter DurantyWalter Duranty
25 May 1884
Journalist

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Murray WalkerMurray Walker
10 October 1923
Formula One Commentator & Journalist
Arthur KoestlerArthur Koestler
05 September 1905
 

Mishal HusainMishal Husain
11 February 1973
News Presenter

Malcolm MuggeridgeMalcolm Muggeridge
24 March 1903
Journalist and Author

Angela CarterAngela Carter
07 May 1940
 
Anna SoubryAnna Soubry
07 December 1956
Political Leader
Natalie SawyerNatalie Sawyer
23 October 1979
Television Presenter

Zeinab BadawiZeinab Badawi
24 November 1959
Journalist

Robin DayRobin Day
24 October 1923
Broadcaster, Journalist

Lucy WatsonLucy Watson
20 February 1991
Reporter, Reality Star, Entrepreneur
A. N. WilsonA. N. Wilson
27 October 1950
Writer & Columnist

Seumas MilneSeumas Milne
1958 AD
Journalist

Ben BradshawBen Bradshaw
30 August 1960
Politician

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'

Carol ThatcherCarol Thatcher
15 August 1953
Journalist
Victoria DerbyshireVictoria Derbyshire
02 October 1968
Journalist

Martin BashirMartin Bashir
19 January 1963
Journalist

Richard HammondRichard Hammond
19 December 1969
Television presenter, Writer, Journalist,
Michael GoveMichael Gove
26 August 1967
Journalist, Politician, Judge

Frank GardnerFrank Gardner
31 July 1961
journalist
Paula YatesPaula Yates
24 April 1959
Television presenter

Nigel LawsonNigel Lawson
11 March 1932
Journalist, Politician, Editor

Michael ParkinsonMichael Parkinson
28 March 1935
Television presenter, Journalist, Writer,

Katty KayKatty Kay
14 November 1964
Journalist

Richard ColesRichard Coles
26 March 1962
Journalist, Radio personality
Douglas MurrayDouglas Murray
16 July 1979
writer, journalist

Robert FiskRobert Fisk
12 July 1946
Journalist, Historian, Writer, War correspondent

Zoë BallZoë Ball
23 November 1970
Journalist

Kay BurleyKay Burley
17 December 1960
Journalist, Presenter, Novelist
John DiamondJohn Diamond
10 May 1953
Journalist

Kate GarrawayKate Garraway
04 May 1967
Journalist
Selina ScottSelina Scott
13 May 1951
Television presenter

Ben ShephardBen Shephard
11 December 1974
Journalist, Television presenter

Kirstie AllsoppKirstie Allsopp
31 August 1971
Businessperson, Journalist, Television presenter
Fearne CottonFearne Cotton
03 September 1981
Television presenter, Voice actor, Journalist,

Janet Street-PorterJanet Street-Porter
27 December 1946
Journalist, Television presenter
Frankie BoyleFrankie Boyle
16 August 1972
Comedian, Autobiographer, Journalist, Writer

Anne RobinsonAnne Robinson
26 September 1944
Television presenter, Journalist, Autobiographer

Julia Hartley-BrewerJulia Hartley-Brewer
02 May 1968
Broadcaster
Melanie SykesMelanie Sykes
07 August 1970
Presenter, Model, Journalist

Eamonn HolmesEamonn Holmes
03 December 1959
Journalists
Charlotte HawkinsCharlotte Hawkins
16 May 1975
Television presenter

Fiona BruceFiona Bruce
25 April 1964
Television producer, Television presenter,

Peter HitchensPeter Hitchens
28 October 1951
Journalist, Writer

Niall FergusonNiall Ferguson
18 April 1964
Writer, Economic historian, Historian, University
Ian HislopIan Hislop
13 July 1960
Screenwriter, Journalist, Editor, Writer
Neil TennantNeil Tennant
10 July 1954
Musician

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

Joey BartonJoey Barton
02 September 1982
Association football player, Journalist

Jeremy PaxmanJeremy Paxman
11 May 1950
Journalist, Television presenter, Writer, Radio
Adam CurtisAdam Curtis
26 May 1955
Television director, Journalist, Writer, Director

Maureen LipmanMaureen Lipman
10 May 1946
Actress

Andrew MarrAndrew Marr
31 July 1959
Journalist

Lorraine KellyLorraine Kelly
30 November 1959
Television presenter

Louise BrealeyLouise Brealey
27 March 1979
Actress
Nigel SlaterNigel Slater
09 April 1958
Food Writer

Alistair CookeAlistair Cooke
20 November 1908
Journalist, Television presenter, Radio
Andrea McLeanAndrea McLean
05 October 1969
Journalist

Graham HancockGraham Hancock
02 August 1950
Writer
Eve PollardEve Pollard
25 December 1945
Novelist, Journalist
Rick EdwardsRick Edwards
20 May 1979
Journalist