stephen sackur


  • Stephen John Sackur (born 9 January 1964) is an English journalist who presents HARDtalk, a current affairs interview programme on BBC World News and the BBC News Channel.

  • [3] During the Gulf War, he was part of a BBC team covering the conflict and spent eight weeks as an embedded journalist with the British Army.

  • [1][2][3][4] Career Sackur began working at the BBC as a trainee in 1986, and in 1990 he was appointed as one of its foreign affairs correspondents.

  • [6] Sackur was named “International TV Personality of the Year” by the Association for International Broadcasting (AIB) in November 2010.

  • He was also the main Friday presenter of GMT on BBC World News.

  • [3] Sackur was based in Cairo, Egypt, between 1992 and 1995 as the BBC’s correspondent in the Middle East and he later moved to Jerusalem in 1995 until 1997.

  • [3] He was also the moderator of BBC’s worldwide broadcast of a debate on climate change with a panel of five world leaders from South Africa, the Maldives, Sweden, Australia
    and Mexico.

  • [5] At the end of the war, he was the first correspondent to report the massacre of the retreating Iraqi army on the road leading out of Kuwait.


Works Cited

[‘1. “Stephen Sackur”. World Bank Live. Retrieved 18 January 2021.
2. ^ “Stephen John SACKUR”. Debrett’s People of Today. Archived from the original on 16 April 2016. Retrieved 2 April 2016.
3. ^ Jump up to:a b c d e f g “NewsWatch: Stephen Sackur
– HARDtalk”. BBC News. 27 June 2006.
4. ^ Jump up to:a b c “BBC – Press Office – Stephen Sackur”. August 2008. Archived from the original on 11 February 2009.
5. ^ “HARDtalk – About Stephen Sackur”. BBC News. 30 September 2009.
6. ^ “Stephen
Sackur” (interview), HARDtalk, BBC News.
7. ^ “Stephen Sackur”. Performing Artistes. Retrieved 15 November 2012.
8. ^ “Sony Radio Academy Awards 2013: full list of nominations”, The Guardian, 10 April 2013.
9. ^ “Stephen Sackur, present[sic]
of the BBC’s HARDtalk, receives Honorary Doctorate”, News & Events, Warwick, 1 August 2018.
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