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Steve Rosenberg

Steve Rosenberg Biography

Steve Rosenberg is a well-known British media personality who currently serves as the Russia Editor for BBC News. He was appointed to this position in March 2022, after previously holding the role of Moscow Correspondent. Before this, he was the BBC Berlin Correspondent and covered stories in Germany and across Europe.

Steve Rosenberg Age

Rosenberg was born in Epping, Essex, England on April 5, 1968. He is currently 55 years old as of March 2024.

Steve Rosenberg Height

He is 5 feet 6 inches tall.

Steve Rosenberg Nationality

He belongs to the British nationality.

Steve Rosenberg Education

Rosenberg completed his A-levels at Chingford Senior High School. He worked at the BBC’s Teletext service, Ceefax, during his summer holidays in senior high school. In August 1991, he graduated from the University of Leeds with a first-class degree in Russian Studies.

Steve Rosenberg Family

Rosenberg was born in Epping, Essex, and grew up in Chingford, North London. He is Jewish, but he prefers to keep his parents out of the public eye. In 1894, his great-grandfather Haim Gnessin migrated from the Russian Empire to Britain, and Rosenberg still has his passport.

Steve Rosenberg Wife/Partner

Rosenberg is married to Olga, who is Russian. They have a daughter who is 22 years old and a son who is 19 years old. Both children live in the UK.

Steve Rosenberg BBC

Rosenberg is the Russia Editor for BBC News.

He began his career in 1991 as an English teacher at the Moscow State Technological University STANKIN. Later on, he secured work with CBS News in the network’s Moscow bureau. He spent six ye ars at CBS, working first as a translator, then assistant producer, and then producer. Between 1994 and 1996 he was part of the CBS crew covering the first war in Chechnya.


In 1997, Rosenberg became a producer in the BBC’s Moscow bureau. In 2000, he was appointed reporter for the BBC in Moscow. Three years later, he became a Moscow correspondent. During his tenure, he covered stories including; the Kursk submarine disaster (2000), the Nord Ost Theatre siege (2002), and the aftermath of the Beslan school attack (2004). In 2003 he interviewed Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich.

Between 2006 and 2010, Rosenberg was the BBC Berlin correspondent, covering stories in Germany and across Europe. In 2010 he returned to Russia for a second stint as a Moscow correspondent.

In March 2022, Rosenberg became a Russia Editor for BBC News. This was to further strengthen the BBC’s news coverage of the war in Ukraine. It is also an expansion of the Moscow Correspondent role he already held.

Steve Rosenberg Piano

Steve is not just a journalist, but he is also a skilled piano player. He has been taking private piano lessons since the age of 7. Steve can read music, but he mostly plays by ear. He enjoys the challenge of performing well-known pieces in different styles. For example, he can play the Postman Pat theme tune in the style of the Russian classics, the Teletubbies theme as a tango, and the theme from Fawlty Towers as a bossa nova.

Steve is a big fan of the Eurovision Song Contest. In 2012, he covered the contest that was held in Baku, Azerbaijan. On the morning before the event, he demonstrated his piano-playing skills on the Ken Bruce show. He played a short excerpt from every Eurovision-winning song. Later on, he took part in a “Eurovision Popmaster” quiz, but he narrowly lost the competition to the author of The Eurovision Song Contest – The Official History, John Kennedy O’Connor.

After an interview with former Russian leader Mikhail Gorbachev, Steve played the piano for him.

Steve Rosenberg Ban

In 2015, the government of Ukraine issued a decree banning several journalists, including Rosenberg, from entering the country over his coverage of the War in Donbas. The decree stated that those banned were a “threat to national interests” or engaged in promoting “terrorist activities”. The BBC labeled the ban “a shameful attack on media freedom”. A day later, the Ukrainians retracted the ban.

Is Steve Rosenberg Related to Joshua Rosenberg

Joshua Rosenberg is a professor with two primary areas of expertise: tax law and the psychology of lawyers and laws. He has also served as a visiting professor at the law schools of New York University, UC Berkeley, and Stanford University. It’s important to note that he has no relation to Steve.

Steve Rosenberg Salary and Net Worth

His annual salary ranges from $20,000 – $100,000. He also has an estimated salary ranging from $1 million – $5 million.

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