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
Novelist
Katie HopkinsKatie Hopkins
13 February 1975
Media Personality

Jeremy ClarksonJeremy Clarkson
11 April 1960
Broadcaster

Christopher HitchensChristopher Hitchens
13 April 1949
Author

Milo YiannopoulosMilo Yiannopoulos
18 October 1984
Commentator

Piers MorganPiers Morgan
30 March 1965
Journalist
Michael PortilloMichael Portillo
26 May 1953
Journalist, Political Leader

Anna WintourAnna Wintour
03 November 1949
Journalist

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

Naga MunchettyNaga Munchetty
25 February 1975
Television Presenter
Lucy HawkingLucy Hawking
02 November 1970
Journalist, Novelist, Writer

Christiane AmanpourChristiane Amanpour
12 January 1958
Journalist

Evelyn WaughEvelyn Waugh
28 October 1903
Writer

Murray WalkerMurray Walker
10 October 1923
Formula One Commentator & Journalist

Walter DurantyWalter Duranty
25 May 1884
Journalist
Henry Morton StanleyHenry Morton Stanley
28 January 1841
Explorer

Emily MaitlisEmily Maitlis
06 September 1970
Journalist

Sophie RaworthSophie Raworth
15 May 1968
Journalist

George AlagiahGeorge Alagiah
22 November 1955
Journalist
Rachel JohnsonRachel Johnson
03 September 1965
Editor, Journalist

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

Malcolm MuggeridgeMalcolm Muggeridge
24 March 1903
Journalist and Author

Esther RantzenEsther Rantzen
22 June 1940
Journalist
Arthur KoestlerArthur Koestler
05 September 1905
 

Louise MinchinLouise Minchin
08 September 1968
Journalist and News Anchor
Suzi PerrySuzi Perry
03 May 1970
Television Presenter

Mishal HusainMishal Husain
11 February 1973
News Presenter

Natalie SawyerNatalie Sawyer
23 October 1979
Television Presenter
Angela CarterAngela Carter
07 May 1940
 

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Zeinab BadawiZeinab Badawi
24 November 1959
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

Robin DayRobin Day
24 October 1923
Broadcaster, Journalist
Ben BradshawBen Bradshaw
30 August 1960
Politician
Chris HarrisChris Harris
20 January 1975
Journalist, Television Presenter

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'
Alfred DouglasAlfred Douglas
22 October 1870
Poet

Rebekah BrooksRebekah Brooks
27 May 1968
Journalist

Richard HammondRichard Hammond
19 December 1969
Television presenter, Writer, Journalist,

Andi PetersAndi Peters
29 July 1970
Television presenter

Paula YatesPaula Yates
24 April 1959
Television presenter
Joey BartonJoey Barton
02 September 1982
Association football player, Journalist

Laura KuenssbergLaura Kuenssberg
1976 AD
journalist
Terry PratchettTerry Pratchett
28 April 1948
Writer, Novelist, Journalist, Screenwriter,

Maureen LipmanMaureen Lipman
10 May 1946
Actress

Peaches GeldofPeaches Geldof
13 March 1989
Journalist, Television presenter, Model,
Kate GarrawayKate Garraway
04 May 1967
Journalist

Peter HitchensPeter Hitchens
28 October 1951
Journalist, Writer
Claudia WinklemanClaudia Winkleman
15 January 1972
Journalist, Writer, Television presenter

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

Anna RichardsonAnna Richardson
27 September 1970
Journalist

Niall FergusonNiall Ferguson
18 April 1964
Writer, Economic historian, Historian, University

Kim PhilbyKim Philby
01 January 1912
Spy, Journalist
Michael GoveMichael Gove
26 August 1967
Journalist, Politician, Judge

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

Warren EllisWarren Ellis
16 February 1968
Journalist, Writer, Science fiction writer

Graham HancockGraham Hancock
02 August 1950
Writer
Eamonn HolmesEamonn Holmes
03 December 1959
Journalists

Caitlin MoranCaitlin Moran
05 April 1975
Journalist, Writer, Music journalist
Giles CorenGiles Coren
29 July 1969
Journalist, Television presenter, Writer

Trinny WoodallTrinny Woodall
08 February 1964
Journalist, Television presenter, Wardrobe stylist

Diane AbbottDiane Abbott
27 September 1953
Politician, Journalist
Harold AbrahamsHarold Abrahams
15 December 1899
Athletics competitor, Sprinter, Lawyer, Journalist

Susanna ReidSusanna Reid
10 December 1970
Journalist, Television presenter
Adam FaithAdam Faith
23 June 1940
Actor, Singer, Journalist, Talent agent, Talent

Neil TennantNeil Tennant
10 July 1954
Musician

Jon RonsonJon Ronson
10 May 1967
Journalist, Writer, Screenwriter, Documentary
Fearne CottonFearne Cotton
03 September 1981
Television presenter, Voice actor, Journalist,

Frankie BoyleFrankie Boyle
16 August 1972
Comedian, Autobiographer, Journalist, Writer
Kirstie AllsoppKirstie Allsopp
31 August 1971
Businessperson, Journalist, Television presenter

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

Ben ShephardBen Shephard
11 December 1974
Journalist, Television presenter

Trevor McDonaldTrevor McDonald
16 August 1939
Journalist
Richard ColesRichard Coles
26 March 1962
Journalist, Radio personality
Carol ThatcherCarol Thatcher
15 August 1953
Journalist

Anthea TurnerAnthea Turner
25 May 1960
Journalist

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

Nigel SlaterNigel Slater
09 April 1958
Food Writer
Kate SilvertonKate Silverton
04 August 1970
Journalist, Television presenter

Victoria DerbyshireVictoria Derbyshire
02 October 1968
Journalist

Vita Sackville-WestVita Sackville-West
09 March 1892
Writer

Max CliffordMax Clifford
06 April 1943
Publicist

Lorraine KellyLorraine Kelly
30 November 1959
Television presenter
Jill DandoJill Dando
09 November 1961
Television presenter, News presenter, Journalist

Rick EdwardsRick Edwards
20 May 1979
Journalist
Alastair CampbellAlastair Campbell
25 May 1957
Journalist

Andrew MarrAndrew Marr
31 July 1959
Journalist
Melanie SykesMelanie Sykes
07 August 1970
Presenter, Model, Journalist
Jeremy VineJeremy Vine
17 May 1965
Journalist