John Watson Biography
John Watson is a media personality serving as a sports presenter for BBC News. He joined the BBC in August 2012.
John Watson Age
Watson is around 40 – 50 years old. However, his birthday is unknown.
John Watson Height
He is very tall in stature. He stands at 6 feet 3 inches tall.
John Watson Nationality
He is British by nationality.
John Watson Education
Watson holds a Journalism degree from the University. When he was in school, he did some work experience at a radio station helping out on weekends. This got him interested in broadcast journalism, so he decided to do a journalism degree.
John Watson Parents
He hasn’t shared any information about his parents and siblings. Therefore it is not known whether he has siblings or not.
John Watson Wife
John is married to his wife Anna Cosi. The couple tied the knot on May 19, 2018. Prior to their wedding, they were engaged on July 30, 2016. They are also blessed with a child. However, very little is known about his kid.
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Watson is a sports presenter for the BBC. He joined the corporation in August 2012.
During an interview, Watson explained how he got the job. “I did some work experience at a radio station when I was in school, helping out on weekends. This got me interested in broadcast journalism, so I decided to do a journalism degree. After university, I got a job as a local news reporter, but sports always interested me the most, so I tried to cover as many sports stories as possible.
“It was always my ambition to work for the BBC so I applied for a job as a researcher on the children’s news programme Newsround and ended up getting a six-month placement. Having done some production roles, I decided to try and make the step into the sport. I applied to work as a sports presenter on BBC news and made the jump from children’s TV to adult.”
Day to day Watson is based in the studios in Salford, as part of the team presenting bulletins on the BBC news channel, on BBC Breakfast, and a whole host of programmes. But his main job is to compile the big sports stories of the day and produce a sports bulletin on various different programmes – BBC Breakfast, BBC News, and BBC World News.
He also mentioned that his most memorable moment is at the London Olympics back in 2012, on ‘super Saturday’ when GB won 6 gold medals across the day. “There was a really special moment inside the Olympic stadium when GB won 3 gold medals in 45 minutes – Mo Farah, Jessica Ennis-Hill, and Gregg Rutherford,” he said.
During his tenure, Watson has been able to interview Andy Murray, David Beckham, Jessica Ennis-Hill, and Serena Williams.
John Watson Salary and Net Worth
His annual salary ranges from $20,000 – $100,000. He also has an estimated net worth ranging from $1 million – $5 million.
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