Jim Waterson Biography
Jim Waterson is a media personality serving as the Guardian’s media editor. Previously, he was the UK political editor for BuzzFeed.
Jim Waterson Age
He is 33 years old. He was born in March 1989 in York.
Jim Waterson Height
He is tall in stature. However, his height is undisclosed.
Jim Waterson Nationality
Waterson is an English national.
Jim Waterson Education
He graduated from Jesus College, Oxford in 2011, with a degree in History. He also represented the college in the 2009–2010 series of University Challenge.
Jim Waterson Parents
He was born in York. However, there is no information about his parents. It is also not known whether he has siblings or not.
Jim Waterson Wife
In 2017, Jim was reported as being in a relationship with the journalist Jess Brammar.
Jess is the Editor of the BBC News Channel and BBC World News since September 15, 2021. Her appointment was confirmed by BBC chairman Richard Sharp at the Royal Television Society’s Cambridge Convention, despite an impartiality row over her old tweets.
On May 1, 2020, Jess welcomed her son Jude Alfred Edward Waterson. Through a tweet, Jim revealed that he had three months of shared parental leave.
I don’t like putting personal things on Twitter… but in hope of encouraging the odd person… I just took three months of shared parental leave. Was apprehensive but now think people should be strongly encouraged to consider it, if you can make finances and logistics work.
— Jim Waterson (@jimwaterson) March 15, 2021
Prior to giving birth to Jude, Jess told Grazia magazine that she and Jim had undergone rounds of grueling fertility treatment.
Jim Waterson The Guardian
Waterson is the Guardian’s media editor. He took up the role in April 2018. He is also in charge of all media coverage across print and digital, working closely with the Guardian’s media business correspondent Mark Sweney
Waterson has been political editor of BuzzFeed UK since 2013 when he helped to start the site’s UK news coverage. Before that he spent two years as a politics and business reporter at City A.M. He has also presented Week in Westminster on BBC Radio 4 and appeared on the Moral Maze in February 2017.
Katharine Viner, editor-in-chief, Guardian News & Media said: “I’m delighted that Waterson is to join the Guardian as media editor. He will bring a terrific instinct for news and a deep understanding of digital media to this important role.”
Waterson said: “The Guardian’s media coverage has long been the best in the business and I’m excited to follow in the footsteps of some fantastic journalists. The media business is going through a period of enormous change, the public is waking up to the impact that major internet companies are having on society, and there’s huge interest in the behind-the-scenes forces which shape the news agenda.
“I’m looking forward to reporting on these stories during an incredibly turbulent age for the industry.”
Jim Waterson Salary and Net Worth
His salary and net worth are under review.
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