Tom Newton Dunn Biography
Tom Newton Dunn is a media personality serving as a Presenter and Executive Editor of Talk TV’s evening news programme The News Desk. Previously, he was a Chief Political Commentator at Times Radio. He also served as a Political Editor at The Sun as well as a Defence Editor.
Tom Newton Dunn Age
He is 48 years old. He was born on December 16, 1973, in St Pancras, London, England.
Tom Newton Dunn Height
He is tall in stature but his height is undisclosed.
Tom Newton Dunn Nationality
Newton is British.
Tom Newton Dunn Education
Newton studied at Marlborough College in Wiltshire and the University of Edinburgh, receiving an MA Honours degree in English Literature.
Tom Newton Dunn Parents
Tom is the son of Bill Newton Dunn, a Conservative and later Liberal Democrat Member of the European Parliament, and Anna Arki.
Between 2005 and 2014, his Hungarian-born mother ran the European Movement Speaker Service, which provided “Pro Europe speakers for educational establishments and civic societies to debate all aspects of Britain’s membership of the EU”. His father, who was a strong supporter of the UK adopting the Euro currency, defected from the Conservatives to the Liberal Democrats in 2000 due to the party’s Euroscepticism.
Tom was raised alongside her sister Daisy Newton Dunn, a TV producer for the BBC.
Tom Newton Dunn Wife
He and his wife Dominie Newton Dunn, the founder of The Return Hub, a leading financial services executive search and advisory firm designed to fill a significant gap in the recruitment market wedded in 2004.
The couple is blessed with two sons.
Tom Newton Dunn Talk TV
Newton is a Presenter and Executive Editor of Talk TV’s evening news programme The News Desk.
Newton joined The Daily Telegraph as a diary reporter for the Peterborough column in 1996, moving to the Daily Mirror to join its graduate trainee scheme the following year. He spent several years (1999–2001) with the Mirror as a news reporter, before being made the paper’s defence correspondent after the 9/11 terrorist attacks and covering the Afghanistan and Iraq Wars.
In 2004, he moved to The Sun as the paper’s defence editor. He was promoted to the role of the political editor in 2009, although it was intended for him to remain involved in the title’s defence coverage.
During his time at The Sun, he was a broadcast commentator on politics, appearing on BBC Two’s Sunday Politics programme, and occasionally hosting BBC Radio 4’s The Week in Westminster. He has also been a panellist on Any Questions?, and reviewed the papers on Sky News. Before the programme’s demise, he sometimes hosted What the Papers Say.
Newton left The Sun to become a presenter and chief political commentator at the newly-formed Times Radio in the summer of 2020. In March 2021 he briefly began writing a weekly political column for the Evening Standard.
Tom Newton Dunn Salary
His salary ranges from $20,000 to $100,000.
Tom Newton Dunn Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 million to $5 million.
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