Gary Younge Bio | Wiki
Gary Younge is a British journalist, broadcaster, academic, and author. He served as editor-at-large for The Guardian newspaper, which he joined in 1993. In November 2019, it was announced that Gary had been appointed as a professor of sociology at the University of Manchester.
He left his post at The Guardian, although he would continue to write for the newspaper. Gary also writes for the New Statesman. Throughout his career, both his journalism and books have covered social movements in general inequality, race, immigration, identity, and politics.
Gary Younge Age
Gary was born in January 1969, in Stevenage, United Kingdom. He is 54 years old.
Gary Younge Height
He is a man of average stature and stands at a height of 5 ft 9 in (Approx. 1.75 m).
Gary Younge Family
He was born and raised in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, to his parents. Gary has a brother named Pat, a chief creative officer of BBC Vision. He holds British nationality and belongs to the black ethnicity. He has not shared much information about his family with the public.
Gary Younge Wife
Gary is married to his beautiful wife named Tara Mack. Together, the couple has two children a son Osceola and a daughter Zora. In 2011, the family relocated to Chicago and returned to Britain in 2015. In 2015, Gary announced his intention to move to Hackney, and now lives in London
Gary Younge Education
He briefly joined the Young Socialists, the youth section of the Workers Revolutionary Party at the age of 15, but left a year later after harassment from other party members. At the age of 17, Gary went to teach English in a United Nations Eritrean refugee school in Sudan with the educational charity Project Trust.
In the late 1980s, he attended Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, where he studied French and Russian. He was elected Vice President (Welfare) of the Student Association, a paid sabbatical post he held for a year.
Gary Younge Books
Gary is the author of the books
No Place Like Home (2002), Stranger in a Strange Land (2006)
Who Are We – And Should It Matter in the 21st Century? (2011)
The Speech: The Story Behind Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream (2013)
Another Day in the Death of America (2016).
Gary Younge No Place Like Home
His book, No Place Like Home, was published in 1999 and was shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award. Gary retraced the route of the civil rights Freedom Riders.
Gary Younge Who Are We
His book Who Are We – And Should It Matter in the 21st Century? was published in 2011. Gary argues that we have recoiled into refuges of race or class, religion, or national identity to survive in a state seemingly indifferent to our lives. He explores the issues that bind the powerful elite and the poor immigrant, the fundamentalist, and the conservative.
Gary Younge Guardian
In his final year at university, Gary was awarded a bursary from The Guardian to study journalism at City University. After a short internship at Yorkshire Television, he joined The Guardian in 1993 and has since reported from all over Europe, Africa, the US, and the Caribbean.
At The Guardian, he served as a columnist and editor-at-large. His most recent work has focussed on youth violence, relating to shootings in the United States, where he was The Guardian correspondent for 12 years and knife crime in Britain.
As a broadcaster, he has made several radio and television documentaries on subjects ranging from gay marriage to Brexit. Gary left The Guardian in 2020, but, continues to write for the newspaper.
Some of Gary’s colleagues at The Guardian include:
Marina Hyde – columnists
Julia Carrie – columnists
Lucy Mangan – columnist
Oliver Burkeman – columnist
Hadley Freeman – staff writer and columnist
John Harris – host and talker on Politics
Gary Younge University of Manchester
In November 2019, it was announced that Gary had been appointed as a professor of sociology at the University of Manchester. He is currently concentrating his research on the Black presence in post-war Europe. Between 2009 and 2011 he was the Belle Zeller Visiting Professor for Public Policy and Social Administration at Brooklyn College (CUNY).
He is an Honorary Fellow of the British Academy, a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Moreover, Gary is also an Alfred Knobler Fellow of Type Media in the US and an editorial board member of the Nation magazine.
Gary Younge Salary
He serves as a professor of sociology at the University of Manchester. Therefore, he earns a decent income. Gary’s average salary is $97,645 per year.
Gary Younge Net Worth
He earns his wealth from his career, therefore, he has amassed a fortune over the years. Gary’s estimated net worth is $1.5 million.
Is Gary Younge Married
Yes. He is married to his beautiful wife named Tara Mack. Together, the couple has two children a son Osceola and a daughter Zora who lives in London.