Steve Rosenberg Biography
Steve Rosenberg is a media personality serving as the Moscow Correspondent for BBC News. Previously, he was the BBC Berlin Correspondent, covering stories in Germany and across Europe.
Steve Rosenberg Age
He was born in 1968 in Epping, Essex, England. He is 53 years old.
Steve Rosenberg Height
He is tall in stature however his exact height is unknown.
Steve Rosenberg Nationality
Rosenberg belongs to the British nationality.
Steve Rosenberg Education
He attained his A-levels at Chingford Senior High School. During his senior high school summer holidays, he worked at the BBC’s teletext service, Ceefax.
In August 1991, he also graduated from the University of Leeds with a first class degree in Russian Studies.
Steve Rosenberg Parents
Born in Epping, Essex, Rosenberg grew up in Chingford, North London. He is Jewish. However he is keeping his parents out of the limelight. In 1894 his great grandfather Haim Gnessin left the Russian Empire on a passport Rosenberg still has.
A family anniversary: 125 years ago today, my Great Grandfather left the Russian empire & sailed to Britain. Here’s the Russian passport he used to exit the country. pic.twitter.com/k5MJqUf1HY
— Steve Rosenberg (@BBCSteveR) July 18, 2019
Steve Rosenberg Wife and Kids
Rosenberg is married to a Russian, however her name is unknown. They have two children, a daughter (22 years old) and a son (19 years old), both of them living in the UK.
Steve Rosenberg BBC
Rosenberg is BBC News Moscow Correspondent.
He began his career in 1991 as an English teacher in the Moscow State Technological University STANKIN. Later on he secured work with CBS News in the network’s Moscow bureau. He spent six years 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 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 Moscow correspondent.
Steve Rosenberg Piano
Apart from being a journalist, Steve also plays piano. He started taking private piano lessons when he was 7 years old.
“I read music but I play mostly by ear. I can usually pick up a melody by listening to it a few times. And I enjoy the challenge of performing well-known pieces in different styles. For example, the Postman Pat theme tune in the style of the Russian classics, the Teletubbies theme as a tango, the theme from Fawlty Towers as a bossa nova,” he said.
As a Eurovision Song Contest fan, Rosenberg covered the contest staged in Baku, Azerbaijan in 2012, where he demonstrated his piano playing skills when appearing on the Ken Bruce show the morning before the 2012 event. He played a short excerpt from every Eurovision winning song. Later in the show, he took part in a “Eurovision Popmaster”, narrowly losing the competition to the author of The Eurovision Song Contest – The Official History, John Kennedy O’Connor.
Rosenberg played the piano to former Russian leader Mikhail Gorbachev after an interview.
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 labelled the ban “a shameful attack on media freedom”. A day later, the Ukrainians retracted the ban.
Steve Rosenberg Joshua Rosenberg
Joshua Rosenberg is a professor who has two main areas of expertise: tax law and psychology of lawyers and laws. He has also been a visiting professor at the law schools of New York University, UC Berkeley, and Stanford University.
He is not related to Steve in any way.
Steve Rosenberg Salary and Net Worth
His salary and net worth is under review.
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