Marina Hyde Bio | Wiki
Marina Hyde is an English journalist. She currently works for The Guardian newspaper which she joined in 2000 as one of the newspaper’s columnists. Marina writes three articles each week on current affairs, celebrities, and sports. She commenced her career in journalism as a temporary secretary on the Showbiz desk at The Sun newspaper.
In an otherwise unrelated article in The Guardian, Marina wrote: “I am only called Marina Hyde because my real name was too long to fit across a single column in The Sun, where I started out”. She was later sacked by Sun editor David Yelland after it emerged she had been exchanging e-mails with Piers Morgan, editor of a rival newspaper the Daily Mirror.
Marina Hyde Age
Marina was born on May 13, 1974, in the United Kingdom. She is 48 years old.
Marina Hyde Height
She is a woman of average stature and stands at a height of 5 ft 5 in (Approx. 1.65 m).
Marina Hyde Family
She was born and raised in the United Kingdom by her parents Sir Alastair Edgcumbe James Dudley-Williams, 2nd Baronet, and Diana Elizabeth Jane Duncan. Through her father, Marina is the granddaughter of aviation pioneer and Conservative politician Sir Rolf Dudley-Williams, 1st Baronet. She holds British nationality.
Marina Hyde Husband
Marina is married to her husband Kieran Clifton. He is a director at the BBC. The couple celebrated their wedding in 1999. They welcomed their child in 2010 and their third child in the summer of 2014. The family resides in London.
Marina Hyde Education
She attended Downe House School, near Newbury in Berkshire, and read English at Christ Church, Oxford. Marina started her career in journalism as a temporary secretary on the Showbiz desk at The Sun newspaper.
Marina Hyde The Guardian | Column
Since 2000, Marina has worked for The Guardian, at first writing the newspaper’s Diary column. She contributes three columns a week: one on sports, one on celebrity, and one which is typically about politics. Her sports column appears on Thursday; her celebrity column is entitled Lost in Showbiz and appears in the G2 supplement each Friday.
Marina has a regular serious column in the main section of The Guardian on Saturday, as well as a column in the “Weekend” supplement, in which she parodies a celebrity diary entry. This is entitled A Peek at the Diary of. She was nominated as Columnist of the Year in the 2010 British Press Awards. Marina received the Columnist of the Year award at the British Journalism Awards.
She won the same award again at the British Journalism Awards in 2020. Also in 2020, she became the first woman ever to win the Sports Journalist of the Year award at the British Sports Journalism Awards. At the same event, she also won Sports Columnist of the Year. In 2020 Marina won the London Press Club’s Edgar Wallace Award for writing or reporting of the highest quality.
Some of Marina’s colleagues at The Guardian include:
Tamal Ray – columnist
Julia Carrie – columnists
Lucy Mangan – columnist
Oliver Burkeman – columnist
Hadley Freeman – staff writer and columnist
John Harris – host and talker on Politics
Marina Hyde Book
Marina’s book about celebrities, Celebrity: How Entertainers Took Over the World and Why We Need an Exit Strategy, was published in 2009. Her collection of columns, What Just Happened? was published in 2022. She appeared occasionally on the BBC’s Newsnight Review.
Marina Hyde What Just Happened
In her book, What Just Happened?! Marina slashes her way through the hellscape of post-referendum politics, where the chaos never stops. Clamber aboard as we relive every inspirational moment of magic, from David Cameron to Theresa May to Boris Johnson. Marvel at the sights, from Trumpian WTF-ery to celebrity twattery
Marina Hyde Salary
She writes three articles each week on current affairs, celebrities, and sports for The Guardian. Therefore, she earns a decent income. Marina’s average salary is $74,560 per year.
Marina Hyde Net Worth
She earns her wealth from her career, therefore, she has amassed a fortune over the years. Marina’s estimated net worth is $870,500.
Who Is Marina Hyde Married To
Marina is married to her husband Kieran Clifton. He is a director at the BBC. The couple celebrated their wedding in 1999. They welcomed their child in 2010 and their third child in the summer of 2014.