Who is Nick Thorpe?
British, Journalist and Documentary filmmaker, Nick Thorpe, works with BBC where he serves the station as a correspondent. He has been working with the station since 1986.
Nick Thorpe Date of Birth / Age
Thorpe is approximately 62 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.
Nick Thorpe Height
Thorpe stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 7 inches tall.
Nick Thorpe Parents and Siblings
Thorpe was born and raised in Upnor, Kent, England. He has gotten this by keeping information regarding his parents, siblings, and extended members of his family away from the world’s eye. However, we will bring you up to speed on this information once it’s available to the public.
Nick Thorpe Spouse / Wife
Thorpe has for a long time been keeping details regarding whether or not he is dating private. Therefore, it’s not known whether Thorpe is married or not but the information will be updated once available.
Nick Thorpe Kids / Children
Details regarding whether or not Thorpe has any children are not available to the public at the moment. However, we will follow up and update this information once more details concerning this are available.
Nick Thorpe Education
Thorpe was educated at Sherborne School, an independent boarding school in the market town of Sherborne in Dorset, South West England, before studying Modern Languages at the University of Reading. In his third year of study, he attended the University of Dakar in Senegal and the University of Freiburg im Breisgau in Germany. However, we will bring you to date on this information once more details concerning this are available.
Nick Thorpe Career
Thorpe joined the BBC in 1986 as a correspondent in Budapest and was the first Western correspondent to settle there and has continued to write about Eastern Europe ever since. In 1989 he joined The Observer newspaper as an Eastern Europe correspondent and returned to the BBC in 1996. He has also been an excellent writer for The Guardian and The Independent newspapers. It is responsible for reporting on Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, and other countries in the region, including the Balkans. He spoke about the fall of Communism in the fall of Yugoslavia, and the accession process of many countries in the region to the EU.
In April 2016 he was a co-recipient of a Peabody Award in the Public Service category for his contribution to “Migration Crisis in Europe/A New Life in Europe/The Year of Migration” (BBC News, BBC World Service, BBC Radio)
Thorpe has also succeeded at being a documentary filmmaker. At, Andrea Weichinger shot Fairy Island (1993) for Duna Television in Hungary and 2001 The Vinleaf and the Rose for MTV in Hungary, which won the Best Camera award at the Mediawave International Film Festival that same year. He also directed the short film Vigilance (1997) for Tinto Films. In the 2014/2015 season, he directed and presented “Gadjo’s Travels in Romanistan”, seven 52-minute documentaries by Spot Productions, Budapest, about Roma communities in European countries.
The films were first broadcast on Duna TV from March to July 2015. Presents in 2020 a documentary series of 8 films of 45 minutes each entitled “Danube – Against the Current” for AMC and Telewizja Spektrum. It was published in Hungary, Sweden, Greece, Israel, and South Korea.
Nick Thorpe Publications
In 2009 Thorpe wrote his first book, ’89: The Unfinished Revolution – Power and Powerlessness in Eastern Europe, published by Reportage Press. Also, In 2016 it was republished in a digital edition by Endeavor Press, London. Additionally, In January 2014 he published his second book, The Danube – A Journey Upriver from the Black Sea to the Black Forest, Yale University Press, New Haven, and London, 2014.
In May 2019 he successfully managed to publish his third book entitled “The Road Before Me Weeps – On the Refugee Route Through Europe”, Yale University Press. It was published in 2020 in German under the title “The weeping street in front of me”, translated by Carsten Schmidt, publisher Donaubücher Verlag: Donaubücher, Ulm, Germany. He has also contributed to many other books and publications including A Jar of Wild Flowers – Essays for John Berger’s Celebration (Zed Books, London, 2016), From Our Own Correspondent – A Celebration of the 50 Years of the BBC Radio Program” (Profile Books, London, 2005), “More From Our Own Correspondent” (Profile Books, London, 2008) and New York Review of Books “On the Refugee Road” (with Malise Ruthven) 2016.
How Much Does Nick Thorpe Earn?
Thorpe earns an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.
How Much is Nick Thorpe Worth?
Thorpe has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.
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