Christian Fraser Biography
Christian James Fraser is a British media personality working for BBC News as a senior news correspondent based in London and co-presenter of the programme formerly called Beyond 100 Days and previously worked as a trainee reporter before becoming a full staff correspondent on the Daily Mirror.
Christian Fraser Age
Fraser was born on 13 November 1973 in Burnley, Lancashire, England.
Christian Fraser Height
His height is unknown
Christian Fraser Education
Fraser attended Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School, Blackburn, before graduating in Spanish and Business Studies from Leeds Metropolitan University.
Christian Fraser Parents
Not much is known about Fraser’s parents. However, his father was an editor whereas his mother worked in a coffee shop but unfortunately she died after suffering from a heart disease.
Christian Fraser Siblings
He hasn’t revealed any information concerning his siblings .
Christian Fraser Wife
Fraser is married to Topaz Amoore, a journalist who serves as the head of Speechwriting & Editorial Strategy and was a foreign editor at The Daily Telegraph before being handed assistant editorship.
Christian Fraser Children
Fraser and his wife has two children whose names aren’t revealed .
Christian Fraser BBC News
Christian joined the BBC in 2000 as an investigative reporter for BBC Radio 5 Live. In 2002 and 2003 he reported on the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. He spent several months in Baghdad reporting on the transition. In 2004 he embedded with the Welsh Guards in Al Amarah where British forces were battling the insurgency of Muqtada al-Sadr.
In 2005 he was posted to Nairobi, where he reported on the wars in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Sudan. In the summer of 2006 he moved to Rome, where he was the BBC’s correspondent for almost two years. In that time he reported on the war in Lebanon and in 2007 in Italy he covered the murder of Meredith Kercher and the trial of Amanda Knox. A year later he moved to Cairo. Fraser was the only British correspondent inside Gaza in 2007 during the Israeli invasion, known as Operation Cast Lead. He spent a week in the Palestinian city of Rafah as the Israelis dismantled the tunnels.
In 2010 Fraser covered the revolution in Egypt for BBC TV and was appointed that year as the BBC’s correspondent in Paris. In 2011 he reported on the war in Libya, first from the rebel held Benghazi and then from Tripoli as the war dragged on. In 2014 he returned to London as the BBC News Channel’s Senior News Correspondent, reporting from Crimea, during the Russian takeover. In 2015/16 he presented live coverage of the unfolding terrorist attacks in France and Belgium. He co-presented Beyond 100 Days (#Beyond100Days) with Katty Kay for the BBC News Channel, BBC World News, BBC Four and PBS . He also presents BBC Breakfast and Radio 4’s PM programme
Prior to working for BBC, Fraser also worked for Trinity Mirror , as a trainee reporter and later a full staff correspondent, working for the Sunday Mirror and the Daily Mirror .Fraser has won several awards .In 2005, he collected Gold at the Sony Radio Awards for Five Live’s rolling coverage of the Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami, which he had presented through the night. At the Prix Bayeux in 2007 he was recognized in the international radio category for his reports on child casualties. In 2006 he was nominated in the News Journalist of the Year category at the Sony Radio Awards.
Christian Fraser Salary
His salary is unknown
Christian Fraser Net Worth
His estimated net worth is not known