Tom Bradby Bio | Wiki
Tom Bradby is a famous British journalist and novelist. He currently presents ITV News at Ten. From 2005 to 2015, he worked as a political editor for ITV News and presented The Agenda with Tom Bradby, a political discussion series, from 2012 to 2016. He joined the station as an editorial trainee in 1990. In addition, he had his first interview with Prince William and Kate Middleton at St James’s Palace after the couple’s engagement.
Tom Bradby Age
He was born on January 13, 1967, in Malta. Tom is 55 years old and celebrates his birthday every year on January 13.
Tom Bradby Height
He is a man of average stature. Tom stands at a height of 5 ft 7 in (Approx 1.7 m).
Tom Bradby Family
He was born to his hardworking father and mother in Malta. Tom holds British and Maltese nationality. He has kept details regarding his family away from the limelight thus, there are no clear facts regarding his parents and/or siblings’ wherarbouts.
Tom Bradby Wife
He married his loving wife Claudia Bradby in 1994. Claudia is the daughter of vice-admiral Sir Nicholas Hill-Norton and she works as a jewelry designer. The two are parents of three children Sam Bradby, Louisa Bradby, and Jack Bradby. His family resides in Hampshire, South England.
Tom Bradby Education
He was educated privately at Westbourne House School and Sherborne School where he attained his high school diploma. Tom later enrolled at the University of Edinburgh and pursued a bachelor’s degree in history.
Tom Bradby Books In Order
Apart from working as a journalist, Tom is a novelist who has authored several books. The books in order include:
- Shadow Dancer in 1998 ISBN 0-552-14586-6
- The Sleep of the Dead in 2001 ISBN 0-552-14587-4
- The Master of Rain in 2002 ISBN 0-552-14746-X
- The White Russian in 2003 ISBN 0-552-14900-4
- The God of Chaos in 2004 ISBN 0-593-05267-6
- Blood Money in 2009 ISBN 0-552-15308-7
- Secret Service in 2019 ISBN 9781787632035
- Double Agent in 2020 ISBN 9781787632370
- Triple Cross in 2021 ISBN 9780552177863
Tom Bradby Illness | Health
In May 2022, Tom opened up about his past mental breakdown, saying it was ‘100 times worse than being shot. Tom took off from work in 2018 after developing insomnia, which resulted in an ‘addiction’ to the sleeping pill zopiclone. Also, he recalled being shot in 1999 when he was covering a riot in Jakarta, saying the breakdown felt worse. Further, he is doing okay and has decided to be open about his past struggles in the hopes that it will help others.
Tom Bradby ITV
Tom has primarily worked for ITN, as a producer of ITV News since 1990. He joined the station as an editorial trainee. After two years, he became a producer for ITV’s political editor Michael Brunson in 1992. Tom worked as ITV’s Ireland correspondent from 1993 to 1996, where he covered events including the Northern Ireland peace process, the IRA ceasefire, and Bill Clinton’s visit to Ireland in November 1995. Moreover, he then became ITV’s Asia correspondent from 1999 to 2001.
He was injured whilst covering the riots in Jakarta against the newly elected President, Abdurrahman Wahid in October 1999. Tom moved to Britain and began a stint as a royal correspondent where he reported on the Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, as well as the deaths of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother and Princess Margaret. Further, he had his first interview with Prince William and Kate Middleton at St James’s Palace after the couple’s engagement was announced on November 16, 2010.
He was chosen specifically to conduct the interview owing to a long-standing acquaintance with Prince William and attended the wedding as a guest. Tom has transitioned from reporter to presenter for a variety of programs. He hosted a weekly political discussion program, The Agenda, and presented an edition of News at Ten, and ITV’s main coverage of the 2015 general election. Also, he led coverage of the EU Referendum 2016 for ITV News and night coverage of the US Presidential Election 2020 for ITV News, live from Washington. In addition, he co-presented ITV’s coverage of the funeral of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh with Julie Etchingham in April 2021.
Some of Tom’s colleagues at ITV include:
Janet Street Porter – Panelist
Jenni Falconer – Travel Reporter
Fiona Phillips – Presenter
Tom Bradby Salary
He receives decent pay working as ITV News at Ten presenter. Tom’s salary is $92,470 annually.
Tom Bradby Net Worth
He has worked as a journalist and novelist for over a decade and from his work, he has recieved a decent fortune. Tom’s net worth is $5 Million.
Where Is Tom Bradby
He currently presents ITV News at Ten. From 2005 to 2015, he worked as political editor for ITV News and presented The Agenda with Tom Bradby, a political discussion series, from 2012 to 2016. He joined the station as an editorial trainee in 1990.
How Old Is Tom Bradby
Tom is 55 years old born on January 13, 1967, in Malta