Who is Julie Etchingham?
Julie Anne Etchingham is an eminent English journalist who works as a television newsreader with ITV News. After completing her studies, she joined the BBC as a trainee and went on to present the children’s news program Newsround in 1994. In 2002, she joined Sky News and also presented editions of Five News when Sky won the contract to produce news programming for Channel 5 in 2005.
Currently, she is a newscaster on ITV News at Ten and has been since 2008. Also, she presented the current affairs program Tonight from 2010 until 2022 when she announced that she would still occasionally be reporting for the show. In 2010 and 2016, she was voted “Presenter of the Year” at the Royal Television Society journalism awards.
How Old Is Julie Etchingham?
She is April 2023, having been born on August 21, 1969, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England. Julie Etchingham shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Joe Gorga, Josh Ovalle, Brody Jenner, Wilt Chamberlain (1936-1999), and many more.
Julie Etchingham Family
Who are Julie Etchingham Parents?
News on the internet shows that her parents were both teachers. However, her parents’ names are not mentioned on the internet.
Does Julie Etchingham have Siblings?
There is no news on the internet showing whether she has siblings or not. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Julie Etchingham Education
She received her high school education at English Martyrs Catholic School. After high school, she attended Newnham College at the University of Cambridge where she gained a BA (Honours) degree in English.
Julie Etchingham Husband
She is married to the love of her life Nick Gardner. They married in 1997.
Julie Etchingham Kids
She and her husband Nick have two kids. Two sons, one son goes by the name of James Gardner. However, her other son’s name is not mentioned on the internet.
Julie Etchingham Career
Working at BBC Midlands, she became a presenter on Midlands Today. But soon moved on to present national programs after moving to London. Her credits at the BBC include BBC’s Breakfast News, Newsround (where she beat 1,000 other competitors to the job in 1994), and the corporation’s long-running Holiday program. In 2002, she joined Sky News where she hosted several shows for the channel, including Sky News Today. Also, she was an occasional presenter on Five News after Sky took over as a news provider for Five in January 2005. ITV confirmed on October 31, 2007, that in January 2008, Julie would move to present the relaunched News at Ten with Sir Trevor McDonald. The program returned on January 14.
It was reported in the media in June 2009, that the President of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari had stopped a plane from flying out of Pakistan after he hear that Julie was running late after an interview between the two was running late. It was announced in October 2009, that she would present a relaunched Tonight program in early 2010 – with the show airing once a week on Thursday nights. She and Philip Schofield co-hosted ITV’s coverage of the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton in April 2011. In April 2012, it was announced that she and Schofield would present the broadcaster’s coverage of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in June. In March 2013, she traveled to Rome to provide coverage of the election of Pope Francis for ITV News.
It was announced in March 2015, that she would chair a televised leaders’ debate for ITV ahead of the 2015 general election. The only leader’s debate featuring Prime Minister David Cameron to be held that year. The program was called The ITV Leaders’ Debate. And took place on April 2. News at Ten relaunched and returned in October 2015 to the single newscast format. With former political editor Tom Brady becoming the program’s new main presenter. Julie continues on the program as Deputy Anchor, sharing the role with Rageh Omaar. Also, she files special reports for the program. In June 2016, the chaired Cameron and Farage Live: The EU Referendum and The ITV Referendum Debate for ITV News. In May 2017, she returned to chair The ITV Leaders’ Debate ahead of the 2017 General Election. On June 5, 2017, she interviewed Prime Minister Theresa May.
In the interview, she talked about running through fields of wheat which became a meme. On July 3, 2017, she presented a special edition of News at Ten celebrating 50 years of the program. She interviewed Sir Trevor McDonald, a former presenter of the program. She then co-presented ITV’s coverage of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on May 19, 2018, with Philip Schofield. On July 9, 2019, she presented Britain’s Next Prime Minister: The ITV Debate. The program was broadcast live from Dock 10, MediaCityUK. On April 17, 2021, she co-presented with Tom Brady on ITV’s coverage of the funeral of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
She is the vice president of the stillbirth charity Abigail’s Footsteps. Also, she is a patron of the London homeless charity, Caritas Anchor House. Moreover, she has taken part in the role of president at the Women of the Year Lunch and Awards since 2018.
Julie Etchingham Height and Measurements
Her exact body measurements are not mentioned on the internet. But she stands at an average height and a moderate weight.
Julie Etchingham Salary and Net Worth
Her salary is not mentioned on the Internet but has an estimated net worth of