James Longman Biography
James Longman is a well-known English journalist currently working at US network ABC News in London, England foreign correspondent since June 2017. Previously, he worked at the BBC as the corporation’s Beirut correspondent and a general news reporter.
He is fluent in both French and Arabic. Furthermore, he is specialized in the Middle East, and mostly covers terrorist incidents around Europe as well as issues around the refugee crisis and the Arab world.
James Longman Age
James Longman was born on 28th December 1986, in London, England. He is 35 years old.
James Longman Height
James is a man of tall stature and stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (Approx 1.72 m).
James Longman Family
James Longman was born and brought up by his loving and staunch father and mother in London, England. He is a proud son to his mum Ann Longman. His grandmother called Gabriella Sawaya was a Lebanese lady who resided in Cairo in 1940s. James’ grandfather is known as Harold Claridge.
James Longman Education
He attended Hill House in Knightsbridge and graduated with a high school diploma. Later, he graduated with a master’s in Comparative Politics from the London School of Economics as well as a bachelor’s degree in Arabic from the School of Oriental and African Studies.
James Longman Husband
He is openly gay. James was engaged to his romantic boyfriend called Alex Brannan on Friday, 26th June 2020. Alex works as a Marketing Manager at HDI Global SE and is also responsible to create a marketing strategy for UK & Ireland Brand and Businesses development.
James Longman Salary
He earns a satisfactory salary of $ 77,511 per year. This is according to ABC News foreign correspondents’ salaries.
James Longman Net Worth
James Longman has stockpiled a decent fortune over the years he has served and has an estimated net worth of between $1 million and $5 million.
James Longman Career
James kicked off his career inside Syria, where he spent a span of six months reporting for British newspapers, spending time in rebel-held areas in the lead-up to the war. He was commissioned by the BBC for his specialism concerning Syria in 2012.
He has also taken a particular interest in mental health and covered his own family’s history for the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire program, where he was located in London. Furthermore, he ran the London Marathon in aid of Mind in the year 2016. Being presently at ABC, he has traveled to more than 40 nations on breaking news.
James also received the David Bloom award from both a Deadline Club award from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Radio and Television Correspondents Association for his tenure in Chechnya. James was also nominated for News Emmys for his work in Antarctica, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and the Middle East. Furthermore, he was nominated for Young Talent of the Year at the 2016 Royal Television Society Awards.