Emma Simpson Bio, Age, Height, Parents, Husband, Kids, BBC

Emma Simpson

Emma Simpson Biography

Emma Simpson is a media personality serving as a business correspondent for BBC News based in London. She joined the BBC’s Business and Economics shortly before the financial crash.

Emma Simpson Age

She hadn’t revealed when and where she was born. Therefore her age is unknown.

Emma Simpson Height

She is tall in stature however her height is undisclosed.

Emma Simpson Nationality

Simpson is Scottish by nationality.

Emma Simpson Education

In 1986 she joined the University of Edinburgh and graduated in 1990 with a degree in Politics.

Emma Simpson Parents

Emma, an only child is the daughter of Ethel Simpson. Her mother was never married.

A farmer’s daughter, Ethel was born at Burnside, then a cottar house for Bloodymire farm near Banff. The family left for Keithhall and eventually, in 1945, took up residence at North Affleck, Whiterashes, a hamlet in the Formartine area of Aberdeenshire. She lived there for the next 72 years.

Ethel was educated at Keithhall primary school and Inverurie Academy, which she left at just 14. She joined Aberdeen Journals as a shorthand typist after a course at Webster’s College. Her excellent communication skills were swiftly noted and she transferred to the Press and Journal’s editorial staff.

She said: “I was the first girl to start raw as a junior reporter on the Aberdeen Press and Journal, totally raw. At 17 in 1944, I started right at the nitty gritty rock bottom.”


Ethel moved steadily up the ranks, rising to the role of chief reporter at a time when the P&J, edited by Elgin-born James Grant, boasted a circulation approaching 120,000.

On December 12, 2017, she died aged 91 years old.

Emma Simpson Husband

Simpson, an Aberdeenshire lass is married to Neil. The couple is blessed with two children, Alex and James.

Emma Simpson BBC

Simpson is one of the BBC’s Business Correspondents in the Business and Economics Unit at New Broadcasting House. She joined the BBC’s Business and Economics shortly before the financial crash and never left. Her beat ranges far and wide but the retail industry keeps her especially busy.

Simpson broadcasts across all key BBC news output. She has also been a journalist for more than 25 years.

Prior to joining the BBC, Simpson did work experience at the P&J during school holidays as a student. She joined the BBC’s News Trainee scheme after graduation from Edinburgh University and is now one of the BBC’s national news business correspondents in London.

Emma Simpson Salary and Net Worth

Her salary and net worth are under review.

Emma Simpson Instagram

She does not have an Instagram account.

Emma Simpson Twitter


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