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
Katie HopkinsKatie Hopkins
13 February 1975
Media Personality

Jeremy ClarksonJeremy Clarkson
11 April 1960
Broadcaster

Piers MorganPiers Morgan
30 March 1965
Journalist

Nigella LawsonNigella Lawson
06 January 1960
Television Personality, Gourmet, Food Writer

James MayJames May
16 January 1963
TV Presenter
Michael PortilloMichael Portillo
26 May 1953
Journalist, Political Leader

Christopher HitchensChristopher Hitchens
13 April 1949
Author

Anna WintourAnna Wintour
03 November 1949
Magazine Editor, Fashion Journalist
Milo YiannopoulosMilo Yiannopoulos
18 October 1984
Journalist

Christiane AmanpourChristiane Amanpour
12 January 1958
Journalist
Naga MunchettyNaga Munchetty
25 February 1975
Television Presenter

Lucy HawkingLucy Hawking
02 November 1970
Journalist, Novelist, Writer

Rachel JohnsonRachel Johnson
03 September 1965
Editor, Journalist

Evelyn WaughEvelyn Waugh
28 October 1903
Writer

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

Sophie RaworthSophie Raworth
15 May 1968
Journalist

Arthur KoestlerArthur Koestler
05 September 1905
 

Kate AbdoKate Abdo
08 September 1981
Broadcaster
Zain AsherZain Asher
27 August 1983
News Anchor, Journalist

Malcolm MuggeridgeMalcolm Muggeridge
24 March 1903
Journalist and Author
Suzi PerrySuzi Perry
03 May 1970
Television Presenter

Angela CarterAngela Carter
07 May 1940
 

Walter DurantyWalter Duranty
25 May 1884
Journalist
George AlagiahGeorge Alagiah
22 November 1955
Journalist

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

Natalie SawyerNatalie Sawyer
23 October 1979
Television Presenter

Ben BradshawBen Bradshaw
30 August 1960
Politician
Zeinab BadawiZeinab Badawi
24 November 1959
Journalist

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Chris HarrisChris Harris
20 January 1975
Journalist, Television Presenter
Robin DayRobin Day
24 October 1923
Broadcaster, Journalist

A. N. WilsonA. N. Wilson
27 October 1950
Writer & Columnist

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
Alfred DouglasAlfred Douglas
22 October 1870
Poet

C.P. ScottC.P. Scott
26 October 1846
Former Editor of 'The Guardian'

Paula YatesPaula Yates
24 April 1959
Television presenter

Laura KuenssbergLaura Kuenssberg
1976 AD
journalist
Claudia WinklemanClaudia Winkleman
15 January 1972
Journalist, Writer, Television presenter

Diane AbbottDiane Abbott
27 September 1953
Politician, Journalist

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

Kate GarrawayKate Garraway
04 May 1967
Journalist

Richard HammondRichard Hammond
19 December 1969
Television presenter, Writer, Journalist,
Terry PratchettTerry Pratchett
28 April 1948
Writer, Novelist, Journalist, Screenwriter,

Richard ColesRichard Coles
26 March 1962
Journalist, Radio personality
Zac GoldsmithZac Goldsmith
20 January 1975
Politician, Editor, Journalist

Carol VordermanCarol Vorderman
24 December 1960
Television presenter, Journalist, Engineer

Michael GoveMichael Gove
26 August 1967
Journalist, Politician, Judge
Karren BradyKarren Brady
04 April 1969
Business Women

David FrostDavid Frost
07 April 1939
Journalist, Writer, Screenwriter, Television
Neil TennantNeil Tennant
10 July 1954
Musician

Anna SoubryAnna Soubry
07 December 1956
Politician

Andi PetersAndi Peters
29 July 1970
Television presenter

Melanie SykesMelanie Sykes
07 August 1970
Presenter, Model, Journalist

David IrvingDavid Irving
24 March 1938
Essayist, Journalist, Historian, Writer,
Kim PhilbyKim Philby
01 January 1912
Spy, Journalist

Susanna ReidSusanna Reid
10 December 1970
Journalist, Television presenter

Anna RichardsonAnna Richardson
27 September 1970
Journalist

Frankie BoyleFrankie Boyle
16 August 1972
Comedian, Autobiographer, Journalist, Writer
Giles CorenGiles Coren
29 July 1969
Journalist, Television presenter, Writer

Fearne CottonFearne Cotton
03 September 1981
Television presenter, Voice actor, Journalist,
Nigel SlaterNigel Slater
09 April 1958
Food Writer

Tess DalyTess Daly
27 April 1969
Model, Presenter, Journalist

Eamonn HolmesEamonn Holmes
03 December 1959
Journalists
Anthea TurnerAnthea Turner
25 May 1960
Journalist

Emily MaitlisEmily Maitlis
06 September 1970
Journalist
Niall FergusonNiall Ferguson
18 April 1964
Writer, Economic historian, Historian, University

Joey BartonJoey Barton
02 September 1982
Association football player, Journalist

Richard MadeleyRichard Madeley
13 May 1956
TV Presenters
Alastair CampbellAlastair Campbell
25 May 1957
Journalist

Emma ForrestEmma Forrest
26 December 1976
Journalists
Kirstie AllsoppKirstie Allsopp
31 August 1971
Businessperson, Journalist, Television presenter

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

Vita Sackville-WestVita Sackville-West
09 March 1892
Writer

Esther McVeyEsther McVey
24 October 1967
Politician
Trinny WoodallTrinny Woodall
08 February 1964
Journalist, Television presenter, Wardrobe stylist
Michael ParkinsonMichael Parkinson
28 March 1935
Television presenter, Journalist, Writer,

Jill DandoJill Dando
09 November 1961
Television presenter, News presenter, Journalist

Adam CurtisAdam Curtis
26 May 1955
Television director, Journalist, Writer, Director

Lorraine KellyLorraine Kelly
30 November 1959
Television presenter
Jon RonsonJon Ronson
10 May 1967
Journalist, Writer, Screenwriter, Documentary

Eve PollardEve Pollard
25 December 1945
Novelist, Journalist

Ben ShephardBen Shephard
11 December 1974
Journalist, Television presenter

Peter HitchensPeter Hitchens
28 October 1951
Journalist, Writer

George MonbiotGeorge Monbiot
27 January 1963
Journalist, University teacher, Activist, Writer
Rick EdwardsRick Edwards
20 May 1979
Journalist

Will SelfWill Self
26 September 1961
Writer, Journalist, Novelist, Science fiction
Carol ThatcherCarol Thatcher
15 August 1953
Journalist

Jeremy PaxmanJeremy Paxman
11 May 1950
Journalist, Television presenter, Writer, Radio
Clare BaldingClare Balding
29 January 1971
Television presenter, Journalist, Autobiographer
Jeremy VineJeremy Vine
17 May 1965
Journalist