Carole Walker Biography
Carole Walker is a media personality serving as a presenter on Times Radio. She is also a freelance political commentator/analyst and presenter, appearing on CNN, Sky News, Talk Radio, RTE, and other broadcasters. Previously, she was BBC political correspondent.
Carole Walker Age
How old is Carole Walker? Carole is 62 years old as of 2023. She was born in 1960/1961.
Carole Walker Height
She is 5 feet 6 inches tall (approximately 1.68m or 168cm).
Carole Walker Nationality
She is British by nationality.
Carole Walker Education
Walker attended North Walsham Girls’ High School in Norfolk, attached to the all-male Paston College. She subsequently studied journalism at the London College of Printing.
Carole Walker Parents
There is no information about her parents. She hasn’t also disclosed whether she has siblings or not.
Carole Walker Husband
Is Carole Walker Married? Walker has managed to keep her marital status away from the limelight. Therefore, it is not known whether she is married, single, or in a relationship. However, she has two children. Even though the father of her children is unknown.
Carole Walker BBC
Who is Carole Walker? Carole is a high-profile journalist and presenter with more than twenty years of experience as a BBC Political Correspondent. She has covered some of the biggest political stories in recent history including six general elections, the EU referendum, the rise and fall of Conservative, Labour, and coalition governments, resignations, rows, and parliamentary debates. She has also traveled to Iraq and Afghanistan with Prime Ministers and reported on international summits.
Carole has also presented the BBC News Channel, the Westminster Hour on BBC Radio 4, and other discussion programmes. She has a career in news spanning more than 30 years and reported on the first Gulf War, the revolution in Moscow, the break-up of the Soviet Union, and the civil war in the Balkans.
Carole has an inside knowledge of politics with excellent contacts and an understanding of policies and legislation. She is an expert on the twists and turns of Brexit and regularly contributes to discussions and debates on the issue. She left the BBC in March 2017 and became a freelance political commentator/analyst and presenter, appearing on CNN, Sky News, Talk Radio, RTE, and other broadcasters. In June 2020, Carole joined the newly-launched digital radio station Times Radio, presenting editions of the late-evening show.
She is also a frequent presenter on the BBC News Channel and regional BBC programmes and writes for the Times Red Box and the CNN website.
Carole has recently launched her podcast The View from Here, reflecting politics outside the Westminster bubble, focusing on the concerns of people in rural communities and towns.
In April 2011, when she was 50, Carole openly criticized the then BBC Director General Mark Thompson for failing to curb the corporation’s alleged “ageist” attitude towards women. In the BBC’s in-house magazine, Ariel, Walker asserted that Thompson had broken his pledge to give her more presenting shifts.
Carole Walker Salary
She receives an average annual salary ranging from $75,000 – $100,000 as of 2023.
Carole Walker Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $6 million as of 2023.
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