Who is Chris Mason?
British, Editor and Presenter, Chris Mason, works with BBC where he serves the station as a political editor of BBC news. He has been working with the station since 2001.
Chris Mason Date of Birth / Age
Mason is approximately 40 years as of 2022 although his exact age is not known as he has managed to keep his date of birth away from the public. However, we will update the information once available.
Chris Mason Height
Mason stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 7 inches tall.
Chris Mason Parents and Siblings
Mason was born and raised in Grassington, North Yorkshire. He manages to keep information regarding his parents, siblings, and extended members of his family away from the limelight. We will however update this information once it’s available to the public.
Chris Mason Spouse / Wife
Mason has for a long time been keeping details regarding whether or not he is dating private. It is therefore not known whether Mason is married or not but the information will be updated once available.
Chris Mason Kids / Children
Details regarding whether or not he has any children are not available to the public at the moment. However, we will update this information once more details concerning this are available.
Chris Mason Education
Mason attended Ermysted’s Grammar School in Skipton. He was an undergraduate at Christ’s College, Cambridge. Mason studied Geography, and participated in student newspapers, student radio and student television. He gained a postgraduate diploma from City, University of London, where he trained as a journalist
Chris Mason Career
In 2002, Mason moved to BBC Newcastle, where he befriended future broadcaster Rob Young, and then to the BBC regional desk at Westminster. His first report from Westminster was in 2004. For two years, Mason reported for BBC News as a Europe correspondent, followed by a short stint as a political reporter on BBC Radio 5 Live. He then became a political correspondent for BBC News in 2012.
In June 2017 he began presenting the podcast Brexitcast with Adam Fleming and was later joined by Laura Kuenssberg and Katya Adler. The podcast covered the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union from Brussels and London. From September 2019 to January 2020, Brexitcast was also broadcast on BBC One television. He has presented two BBC Radio 4 documentaries called Could the PM Have a Brummie Accent? and The Country vs the City, in July 2018 and March 2019.
On 9 October 2019 Mason was appointed chair of the BBC Radio 4 debate programme Any Questions? His first show was broadcast from the University of Reading on 18 October with guests Siân Berry, Madeline Grant, David Lammy and Brandon Lewis. Despite reports that Mason might join the new digital station Times Radio before its 2020 launch, he remained at the BBC.
Chris Mason BBC political editor
Following Laura Kuenssberg’s announcement of her departure as political editor of BBC News, Mason publicly said he did not want the job, with The Sunday Times reporting he wanted to concentrate on his Any Questions? role and on writing a book. According to the same newspaper, he was later persuaded to apply for the job by BBC bosses after he was courted by rival broadcasters. On 13 April 2022, it was announced that Mason would become the new political editor of BBC News and would begin in the role in May, replacing Kuenssberg.
How Much Does Chris Mason Earn?
Mason earns an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.
How Much is Chris Mason Worth?
As an Editor, Mason has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.
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