Victoria Gill Biography
Victoria Gill is a media personality serving as science correspondent for BBC News based in Manchester, England since January 2018. Previously, she was a science reporter for BBC News.
Victoria Gill Age
She was born in 1980. She is 41 years old.
Victoria Gill Height
She is tall in stature however her height is undisclosed.
Victoria Gill Nationality
Gill is British by nationality.
Victoria Gill Education
She holds a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from the University of Edinburgh and a Master of Science in Science Communication from University of the West of England.
Victoria Gill Parents
Victoria is a Northerner. However there is no information about her parents and siblings. It is therefore not known whether she has siblings or not.
Victoria Gill Husband
Gill is married to her husband Charlie. While giving a speech at TED event on June 26, 2020, Victoria said; “TED’s mantra is “ideas worth sharing.” And I, as I pointed out to my husband Charlie, I don’t really do original ideas. My job ─ and I’m privileged to do it ─ consists primarily of taking other people’s clever, original ideas and sharing them as stories on the BBC.”
“Charlie replied: “Are you daft? Of course, you have ideas. And this is an amazing opportunity. Apply!” So I did and embarked on a fascinating, nerve-shredding and ultimately hugely positive adventure that was different from any journalistic endeavor I’ve undertaken,” she added.
She lives in Lancashire. However she hasn’t revealed whether she has children or not.
Victoria Gill BBC News
Gill is the Global Science correspondent for BBC News. She was appointed to the position in January 2018. The role involves “reporting and explaining stories like the Rosetta mission to track a comet, attempts to detect gravitational waves, wildlife conservation and the science and global policy developments around global warming and climate change,” according to the BBC.
She also covers news stories on a range of subjects, from NASA’s missions to Mars to the link between the extreme 2019 European heatwave and climate change. She wrote and presented BBC Our World’s In the Shadow of Chernobyl documentary in 2019, and her radio documentary The Whale Menopause won an AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Gold Award in 2017.
Previously, Gill was a science reporter for the BBC. She covered science, technology and environmental stories and often popped up on BBC Radio news bulletins delivering short science reports. Gill had served in her previous role since March 2009.
In 2014, she received the British Trust for Ornithology’s (BTO) prestigious Dilys Breese Medal, for “exceptional science communication”, from the Duke of Edinburgh.
Victoria Gill Salary and Net Worth
Her salary and net worth is under review.
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