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
Anna WintourAnna Wintour
03 November 1949
Magazine Editor, Fashion Journalist

Piers MorganPiers Morgan
30 March 1965

Jeremy ClarksonJeremy Clarkson
11 April 1960

Katie HopkinsKatie Hopkins
13 February 1975
Media Personality

Christopher HitchensChristopher Hitchens
13 April 1949
Nigella LawsonNigella Lawson
06 January 1960
Television Personality, Gourmet, Food Writer

Milo YiannopoulosMilo Yiannopoulos
18 October 1984

Rachel JohnsonRachel Johnson
03 September 1965
Editor, Journalist

Naga MunchettyNaga Munchetty
25 February 1975
Television Presenter
James MayJames May
16 January 1963
TV Presenter

Michael PortilloMichael Portillo
26 May 1953
Journalist, Political Leader
Lucy HawkingLucy Hawking
02 November 1970
Journalist, Novelist, Writer

Christiane AmanpourChristiane Amanpour
12 January 1958

Evelyn WaughEvelyn Waugh
28 October 1903
Sophie RaworthSophie Raworth
15 May 1968

Henry Morton StanleyHenry Morton Stanley
28 January 1841
Arthur KoestlerArthur Koestler
05 September 1905

Louise MinchinLouise Minchin
08 September 1968
Journalist and News Anchor

Zain AsherZain Asher
27 August 1983
News Anchor, Journalist
Suzi PerrySuzi Perry
03 May 1970
Television Presenter

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

George AlagiahGeorge Alagiah
22 November 1955

Malcolm MuggeridgeMalcolm Muggeridge
24 March 1903
Journalist and Author

Kate AbdoKate Abdo
08 September 1981
Angela CarterAngela Carter
07 May 1940
Walter DurantyWalter Duranty
25 May 1884

Ben BradshawBen Bradshaw
30 August 1960

Zeinab BadawiZeinab Badawi
24 November 1959

Robin DayRobin Day
24 October 1923
Broadcaster, Journalist
A. N. WilsonA. N. Wilson
27 October 1950
Writer & Columnist

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Chris HarrisChris Harris
20 January 1975
Journalist, Television Presenter

Natalie SawyerNatalie Sawyer
23 October 1979
Television Presenter

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

Mark ThomasMark Thomas
11 April 1963
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

Laura KuenssbergLaura Kuenssberg
1976 AD

Paula YatesPaula Yates
24 April 1959
Television presenter, Journalist
Diane AbbottDiane Abbott
27 September 1953
Politician, Journalist

Claudia WinklemanClaudia Winkleman
15 January 1972
Journalist, Writer, Television presenter
Peaches GeldofPeaches Geldof
13 March 1989
Journalist, Television presenter, Model,

Tess DalyTess Daly
27 April 1969
Model, Presenter, Journalist

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

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

Terry PratchettTerry Pratchett
28 April 1948
Writer, Novelist, Journalist, Screenwriter,
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

Kim PhilbyKim Philby
01 January 1912
Spy, Journalist
Richard ColesRichard Coles
26 March 1962
Journalist, Radio personality

Neil TennantNeil Tennant
10 July 1954
Martin BashirMartin Bashir
19 January 1963

Anna RichardsonAnna Richardson
27 September 1970

Fiona BruceFiona Bruce
25 April 1964
Television producer, Television presenter,
Susanna ReidSusanna Reid
10 December 1970
Journalist, Television presenter

Karren BradyKarren Brady
04 April 1969
Business Women
Giles CorenGiles Coren
29 July 1969
Journalist, Television presenter, Writer

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

Fearne CottonFearne Cotton
03 September 1981
Television presenter, Voice actor, Journalist,
Anna SoubryAnna Soubry
07 December 1956

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

Alastair CampbellAlastair Campbell
25 May 1957

Will SelfWill Self
26 September 1961
Writer, Journalist, Novelist, Science fiction

Niall FergusonNiall Ferguson
18 April 1964
Writer, Economic historian, Historian, University
Carl FrochCarl Froch
02 July 1977
Boxer, Journalist
Esther McVeyEsther McVey
24 October 1967

Vita Sackville-WestVita Sackville-West
09 March 1892

William Rees-MoggWilliam Rees-Mogg
14 July 1928
Journalist, Writer, Economist

Robert PestonRobert Peston
25 April 1960
Journalist, Author, News presenter
Ian HislopIan Hislop
13 July 1960
Screenwriter, Journalist, Editor, Writer

Eve PollardEve Pollard
25 December 1945
Novelist, Journalist

Bill TurnbullBill Turnbull
25 January 1956
Journalist, Presenter

Guy BurgessGuy Burgess
16 April 1911
Spy, Journalist

Emily MaitlisEmily Maitlis
06 September 1970
Carol ThatcherCarol Thatcher
15 August 1953

Michael ParkinsonMichael Parkinson
28 March 1935
Television presenter, Journalist, Writer,
Andrew MarrAndrew Marr
31 July 1959

Joey BartonJoey Barton
02 September 1982
Association football player, Journalist

Seumas MilneSeumas Milne
1958 AD
journalist, trade unionist
Lorraine KellyLorraine Kelly
30 November 1959
Television presenter

Kay BurleyKay Burley
17 December 1960
Journalist, Presenter, Novelist
Anthea TurnerAnthea Turner
25 May 1960

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

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

Maureen LipmanMaureen Lipman
10 May 1946
Ben ShephardBen Shephard
11 December 1974
Journalist, Television presenter

Peter HitchensPeter Hitchens
28 October 1951
Journalist, Writer
Richard MadeleyRichard Madeley
13 May 1956
TV Presenters

Adam CurtisAdam Curtis
26 May 1955
Television director, Journalist, Writer, Director
Rick EdwardsRick Edwards
20 May 1979

Jeremy PaxmanJeremy Paxman
11 May 1950
Journalist, Television presenter, Writer, Radio
Emma ForrestEmma Forrest
26 December 1976