Jessica Elgot Biography
Jessica Elgot is a British media personality serving as the Guardian’s Chief Political Correspondent in London, United Kingdom. Previously, she served as Acting Deputy Political Editor for a year.
Jessica Elgot Age
Elgot is in her 30s. She was born on January 8th in Harrogate, North Yorkshire.
Jessica Elgot Height
She is 5 feet 4 inches tall.
Jessica Elgot Nationality
Elgot is of British nationality.
Jessica Elgot Education
Jessica attended Leeds Girls’ High School from 2000 to 2005. She also graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2008 with a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature. While there, she was deputy editor of Impact, the University of Nottingham’s award-winning student magazine. In addition, she earned a Post Graduate Diploma in Newspaper Journalism from Cardiff University in 2009.
Jessica Elgot Family
There is no information about her family.
Jessica Elgot Husband
Despite being a media personality, Jessica has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight. Therefore, it is not known whether she is married, single, or in a relationship.
Jessica Elgot Kids
It is not known whether she has children or not.
Jessica Elgot Guardian
Elgot is the Guardian’s Chief Political Correspondent in London, United Kingdom. She was appointed to the position in March 2019. Previously, she served as Acting Deputy Political Editor for a year.
Before that, Elgot was the Guardian’s political correspondent in the Westminster lobby team. She was also a national news reporter for the Guardian, which she joined in 2015. Prior to that, Elgot was an assistant news editor for the Huffington Post UK, a senior reporter for the Jewish Chronicle, as well as freelancing regularly as a reporter for the Independent.
In addition, Elgot does semi-regular commentary on news and politics programmes for the BBC, predominantly BBC Radio 5Live, and LBC. In 2018, Iain Dale named her as one of his 10 faces to watch: “There aren’t many better story-getters in Westminster than Jessica Elgot.” She was also named one of the Drum’s 30 under 30 women in digital media in 2014. Additionally, in 2010 she won the Wyn Harness Prize for Young Journalists.
Elgot’s first and arguably most important journalistic achievement was writing and selling her own magazine at the age of eight, entitled ‘Small Kids, Big Ideas’. However, it only lasted one edition because of publishing costs to her poor dad’s color printer.
Jessica Elgot Salary and Net Worth
She receives an annual salary ranging from $20,000 – $100,000. She also has an estimated net worth ranging from $1 million – $5 million.
Jessica Elgot Instagram
She does not have an Instagram account.