Jo Coburn Bio, Wiki
Jo Coburn whose full name is Joanne Dawn Coburn is a British journalist who serves at BBC News as a regular presenter of Politics Live as well as an occasional relief presenter on the BBC News Channel. She previously worked for local radio stations including Mix 96 Aylesbury, Fox FM Oxford, and Star FM in Slough.
Jo Coburn Age
Coburn was born on 12 November 1967 in Hendon, London, England. She is 53 years old as of 2020.
Jo Coburn Height
Her exact height has yet to be revealed, but it will be updated as soon as her body measurements are available.
Jo Coburn Family
Jo is a very private person when it comes to her personal life, thus she has kept her family off the public eye. We will be sure to keep you informed once this information is available to us.
Jo Coburn Husband
Jo is happily married to the love of her life Mark Flanagan, a Senior Partner for Content and Digital Strategy at Portland Communications in London. He was previously Head of Strategic Communications at Downing Street, serving for both the Labor and Coalition governments, as well as Managing Director of LBC and Operations Director of the media company Chrysalis Group plc, where he was responsible for regional radio and online. Mark has also worked for a number of commercial radio stations in the UK as a journalist, DJ, and management. In 1998, Jo and Mark exchanged vows. Coburn and her husband have two sons together but not much is known about them.
Jo Coburn BBC
Jo is a regular contributor to Politics Live (and formerly also Sunday Politics along with Andrew Neil). She covered the 2000 London Mayoral election for the BBC as a political journalist for London. She is also a BBC News Channel relief presenter on occasion. She has previously broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and has also appeared as a guest on the weekend current affairs programme The World This Weekend and on The Andrew Marr Show, where she reviewed the Sunday newspapers.
Coburn began her career as a political journalist for BBC Breakfast in 2001, and she went on to cover the 2001 general election. She covered events around the Afghanistan and Iraq wars while at BBC Breakfast, and returned from maternity leave in 2005 to report on the general election.
She worked as a presenter on the BBC News Channel for a while and for three months on BBC Radio 4’s political affairs program The World This Weekend. She also covered the French presidential election of 2007 and the ratification of the Treaty of Lisbon. She was a member of the press corps during British Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s visits to Afghanistan and Beijing for the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in 2008.
Coburn hosted a live audience Question Time-style debate with UKIP leader Nigel Farage in Birmingham during the 2015 general election. On the 9th of January 2017, she hosted a live audience debate in East Grinstead with a prominent panel concerning the ongoing Southern Rail strikes, dubbed Southern Rail Crisis. Jo hosted a similar live audience debate with Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley and then-UKIP leader Paul Nuttall from The Bottle Yard Studios in Bristol during the 2017 general election.
Jo worked for local radio stations in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, and Oxfordshire before joining the BBC, including Mix 96 Aylesbury, Fox FM Oxford, and Star FM in Slough.
Jo Coburn Salary
She earns an annual salary ranging between $ 100,000 – $ 300,000.
Jo Coburn Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $8 million which she has earned through her career as a journalist.