Allan Little Biography
James Allan Stuart Little is a media personality working as a freelance journalistand broadcaster. He formerly served as BBC researcher, reporter and, latterly, special correspondent.
Allan Little Age
Born on 11 October 1959 in Dunragit, a small village in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland he is 62 years old.
Allan Little Height
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Allan Little Nationality
He is a Scottish national.
Allan Little Education
Allan attended Stranraer Academy. He later gratuated from the University of Edinburgh, where he studied history and politics.
Allan Little Family
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Allan Little Wife
He got married to a journalist and broadcaster Sheena McDonald on 21 June 2006. However any info about their children have not been disclosed.
Allan Little BBC News
Allan joined BBC Scotland to work as a news and current affairs researcher in 1983, and two years later transferred to London in order to train as a radio reporter. HAving served at BBC Radio Solent for two years, He joined BBC Radio 4’s Today programme in 1988, where he specialised in foreign reporting, including the Revolutions of 1989 in Eastern Europe.
He also served as a BBC News reporter between 1990 and 1995, reporting from Baghdad covering the 1991 Gulf war and from Kuwait following the war, the Shia rebellions, and the break-up of Yugoslavia.
Allan co-authored (with Laura Silber) the book The Death of Yugoslavia, which was played with the television series of the same name, produced by Norma Percy at Brook Lapping.
Moving to Johannesburg as the BBC’s South Africa correspondent in 1995, he reported on the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide and the overthrow of Zaire’s President Mobutu. Two years on he served as the BBC’s Moscow correspondent during Boris Yeltsin’s tenure as Russian president.
He began work on a number of current affairs projects and to present the Today programme on BBC Radio 4 in early 1999 and one year later holding the position of BBC’s Africa correspondent. He moved on to be the BBC’s correspondent in Paris, where he remained stationed until 2005.
His final responsibility at the BBC was as a special correspondent reortinng on devolution and led the BBC’s coverage of the Scottish independence referendum.
In June 2015, he moved on to succeed Susan Rice as the chair of the Edinburgh International Book Festival.
Allan Little Awards
Being a long serving journalist he has won several awards including a Gold Sony Radio Award for Reporter of the Year in 1992, Amnesty International Reporter of the Year in 1992, Bayeux-Calvados Radio War Correspondent of the Year in 1994, a Sony Documentary Gold Award in 2000, and the Grierson Premier TV Documentary Award in 2001.
Allan Little Salary And Net Worth
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Allan Little Instagram
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