John Harris Bio | Wiki
John Harris is a British journalist, writer, and critic. He works at the Guardian as the host and talker on Politics in a weekly UK podcast. John authored the book The Last Party: Britpop, Blair and the Demise of English Rock in 2003. His book So Now Who Do We Vote For?, examined the 2005 UK general election and his 2006 behind-the-scenes look at the production of Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon.
John also published his book Hail! Hail! Rock’n’Roll in 2009. His articles have appeared in Select, Q, Shindig!, Mojo, Rolling Stone, Classic Rock, The Independent, The Times, The Guardian, and the New Statesman.
John Harris Age
John was born on January 1, 1969, in Wilmslow, United Kingdom. He is 53 years old.
John Harris Height
He is a man of average stature and stands at a height of 5 ft 7 in (Approx. 1,70 m).
John Harris Family
He was born and raised in Wilmslow in north Cheshire by his parents. John’s father served as a university lecturer in nuclear engineering while his mother was a teacher. She was the daughter of a nuclear research chemist. John became fixated by pop music at an early age. He holds a British nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity.
John Harris Wife
John is a man who enjoys his life and career, but, he keeps his marital status private. Therefore, it is not known whether he is married or single. He resides in Frome, Somerset, and has been an ethical vegetarian since the mid-1980s.
John Harris Education
He attended the comprehensive Wilmslow County High School. Later, John went to Loreto College, Manchester, a Roman Catholic sixth form college between the University of Manchester and Old Trafford. He applied to study Modern History at Keble College, Oxford but became rejected. He spent three years studying Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at another Oxford college, Queen’s, between 1989 and 1992.
John Harris The Guardian
John serves as a host and talker on a weekly UK podcast at The Guardian. In 1991, he joined Melody Maker. Between 1993 and the summer of 1995, he wrote for the NME. In 1995, he became named editor of Select magazine after a brief stint with Q. In 1995, John resumed his career as a freelance writer, writing about pop music, politics, and a variety of other subjects.
His articles have appeared in Q, Mojo, Rolling Stone, The Independent, the New Statesman, The Times, and The Guardian. In addition to writing, John often appears on television programs concerned with the late-’80s/early-’90s British pop music.
He is also a regular pundit on BBC Two’s Newsnight Review. In December 2018, John wrote and presented a four-part BBC Radio 4 series, Tyranny of Story. In 2010 he created the video series Anywhere but Westminster for The Guardian, documenting the political feelings of people around the country.
Some of John’s colleagues at The Guardian include:
Tamal Ray – columnist
Marina Hyde – columnists
Julia Carrie – columnists
Lucy Mangan – columnist
Oliver Burkeman – columnist
Hadley Freeman – staff writer and columnist
John Harris Net Worth
He earns his wealth from his career, therefore, he has amassed a fortune over the years. John’s estimated net worth is $856,786.
Who Is John Harris
John is a British journalist, writer, and critic. He authored the book The Last Party: Britpop, Blair and the Demise of English Rock in 2003.