Laura Kuenssberg is a British journalist and Political Broadcaster. In July 2015, she was appointed as the political editor of BBC News, the first woman to hold this position.

Georgetown Graduate

A Graduate of Georgetown University, Laura is a broadcast journalist. She is best known for being the first woman to hold the position of the political editor of BBC News. She also worked as a reporter of Channel 4 News for several months. Talented and industrious lady, Laura was born as Laura Juliet Kuenssberg in the mid 1970s in Italy. She was born on the laps of Nick Kuenssberg and Sally Kuenssberg. Her father is a Scottish businessman.

Glasgow Girl’s School

Laura was raised in Glasgow with her brother and sister. As a child, she attended Laurel Park School, an independent girls’ school. After her high school, she joined the University of Edinburgh where she studied history. She also studied journalism at Georgetown University.

Laura Kuenssberg Journalist

Laura began her career as a journalist at the end of the 1990s. During that time, she worked on NBC News political program. At the end of the 1990s, she returned to Britain and she began working at the local radio and then cable television. After that, she began serving Channel 4 News as its reporter.

Laura Kuenssberg BBC Bound

In March 2000, she was hired by BBC North East and Cumbria. For her work as home affairs correspondent, she was honoured with regional Royal Television Society award in 2000. She also served as the chief political correspondent for BBC News for several months. Laura Kuenssberg was also named the reporter of the BBC One bulletins, Daily Politics and BBC News. In July 2015, she was named the BBC’s political editor. She made a history that year as she was the first woman to hold the position.

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