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Sophie Long Biography

Sophie Long is an English journalist who works for the BBC News Channel, where she is mostly a presenter. Long and co-host Simon McCoy read the final BBC News report from BBC Television Centre on March 18, 2013.

Sophie Long Age

How old is Long? She is 45 years old as of December 2021. She was born Sophie Rebecca Long on 7 December 1976 in Torquay, Devon, England. S.

Sophie Long Education

Broadoak School in Weston was her primary school. She completed her A-levels at Weston College’s Sixth Form Centre. She worked as an election monitor in Cambodia after graduating from King’s College London with a degree in War Studies.

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Sophie Long Height | Measurements

How tall is she? Sophie the English journalist stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches, details about her other body measurements will be updated as soon as possible.

Sophie Long Family | Parents

Attempts to establish the identities of her mother and father were in vain since no information about them is available to the public. It’s therefore not known whether she has any siblings.

Sophie Long Husband | Married

Sophie is married to Will Green, and they have a happy life together. After dating for several years, the two married in Cornwall in June 2010. They called it quits two years later.

Sophie Long’s Net Worth

Sophie has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million.

Sophie Long Salary

Sophie earns an annual salary ranging from $40,000 – $ 110,500

Sophie Long BBC News  | Career

Long received a BBC scholarship, the first endowed in memory of the late Jill Dando, to study broadcast journalism at Falmouth College of Arts. She worked for Spotlight and BBC Radio Cornwall after graduating before joining the BBC’s News Training Scheme and working for BBC Radio Shropshire and BBC Hereford and Worcester. Long went on to become the primary presenter on Spotlight after working as a news presenter for Midlands Today’s breakfast and lunchtime shows. Long previously hosted The Politics Show’s South West edition before joining the BBC News Channel as a stand-in presenter and News Correspondent.

She took a break from reporting to cover Annita McVeigh’s maternity leave, co-hosting with Chris Lowe and filling in during the week. She worked as a general relief presenter, mainly on weekday afternoons, with Jon Sopel and Julian Worricker, and became the weekend presenter for the 4-7 p.m. Saturday shift. Long presented Monday and Friday morning episodes from March 2013 to April 2015, when the slots were replaced by the new Victoria Derbyshire show. Long now works for the BBC as a news correspondent and regularly hosts the BBC News Summary at 8 p.m. She traveled alongside Nick Clegg during the general election campaign in May 2010. In May 2010, she traveled with Nick Clegg during the general election campaign, and in March 2011, she reported live from Central London during the anti-cuts protest march for the BBC News Channel.

She reported and covered the London 2012 Summer Olympics from the Olympic Park complex, which houses different venues and stadia. In November 2011, Long went on a fact-finding journey to the Middle East with the Britain Israel Communications and Research Centre (BICOM), visiting campaigning groups in Israel and the West Bank and meeting Israeli and Palestinian officials. On March 18, 2013, shortly before 1 p.m., Long and co-presenter Simon McCoy read the final BBC News report from BBC Television Centre, with BBC News moving to Broadcasting House in the West End of London for BBC News at One. Following a period covering the Far East, Sophie is now the BBC News LA Correspondent.