Who is David Willey?
British, Journalist and Reporter, David Willey, works with BBC where he serves station as a reporter and journalist. He has been working with the station since 1965.
David Willey Date of Birth / Age
Willey is approximately 88 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.
David Willey Height
Willey stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 7 inches tall.
David Willey Parents and Siblings
Willey 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.
David Willey Spouse / Wife
Willey has for a long time been keeping details regarding whether or not he is dating private. It is therefore not known whether Willey is married or not but the information will be updated once available.
David Willey Kids / Children
Details regarding whether or not Willey has any children are not available to the public at the moment. However, we will ensure to update you on this information as soon as more details concerning this are available.
David Willey Education
Willey studied law and modern languages at Queens’ College, Cambridge, where he was a Fellow of the Cherubs Dining Society and The Bats (a drama school) before training with Reuters in Rome.
David Willey Career
After the training in Rome, Willey then followed a period in Algeria (1960-1964), where he worked as a freelance journalist after the country’s independence from France in 1962. In 1964 he became the BBC’s East Africa correspondent. He continued his career in Asia in 1965, reporting from Saigon, then the capital of South Vietnam, on the beginnings of the Vietnam War. In 1965 he reported from Beijing for the BBC and became one of the first foreign correspondents to report from China since the communist revolution. From 1969-1971 he worked in London as the company’s assistant diplomatic correspondent and became the BBC’s Rome correspondent in August 1972.
He is also the author of The Promise of Francis: The Man, The Pope, and The Challenge Of Change (Simon & Schuster, 2015). His other books include Italians (BBC Books, 1984) and God’s Politician (Faber & Faber and St Martin’s Press, 1992), a critical biography of Pope John Paul II, whom he accompanied as a member on more than 40 trips abroad of the Vatican Press. In 2003 he was awarded the OBE for services to journalism.
How Much Does David Willey Earn?
Willey earns an annual salary that ranges from $70,000-$150,000.
How Much is David Willey Worth?
As a journalist and reporter, Willey has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $3 million.
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