Beccy Barr Biography
Beccy Barr is a journalist and newscaster for BBC North West Tonight. Beccy is originally from Lancashire, England. She is also a finisher of Ironman UK 2015. Beccy is also a member of the Lancashire Triathlon Club. She played rugby on top of Mount Kilimanjaro in 2015 to raise money for the Steve Prescott Foundation.
Beccy Barr Age
Her exact birth date has not yet been confirmed, She is around 39 yaers old as of 2019.
Beccy Barr Height
Beccy stands 6 feet 2 inches tall.
Beccy Barr Early Life|Education
Beccy was raised in Lancashire and attended the Bowerham Primary School before going to Lancaster Girls Grammar School. Little publicly available information about her family. Her parents live not far away from Beccy in Lancashire. She has a sister in Australia. During her early years, she was a Girl Guide & has double row of badges on one arm and a single row on the other. She became a Girl Guide leader when she went to London to further studies.
She holds a bachelor degree in government and politics from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She later did a postgraduate diploma in newspaper journalism from City University.
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Beccy Barr Career
Beccy began work at Blackpool Citizen as a reporter for work experience. She was there for less than a year. She then started work at Centaur Communications as a reporter working in the money marketing department. In 2003, Beccy made the move to Bloomberg News in London as a general assignment reporter.
She first appeared on TV after changing her role to the European Transport reporter in Bloomberg. In 2005, Beccy was transferred to New York to report on technological news in Bloomberg. There she covered major corporations like Microsoft, IBM and Motorola. She also did her first documentary interview with Virgin Airlines founder Richard Branson.
She moved back to London to become a full-time anchor for Bloomberg TV, reporting on the European market. In late 2007, Beccy joined the CNBC as a presenter for business news. She was there for 5 years, being the face for programmes such as Capital Connection, Squawk Box Europe, Worldwide Exchange and European Closing Bell.
She was since then employed by the BBC, anchoring the channels nightly regional news programme. As part of her job scope, Beccy often appears on other BBC-affiliations such as BBC Radio Lancashire’s breakfast programme, BBC Radio 5 Live, and BBC Inside Out.
Beccy Barr Salary|Net Worth
Her current net worth is still under review. This information will be updated soon.
Beccy Barr Married|Husband
Beccy is divorced. Since her divorce, she has reverted to her maiden name Barr for all correspondences relating to her. She has a daughter named Hannah, born around the year 2010. Beccy & her ex-husband shares child duties amongst them
Beccy Barr BBC
Alongside her role on North West Tonight, Beccy can also be found around the BBC including stints presenting BBC Radio Lancashire’s breakfast programme, covering business news for BBC Radio 5 Live, presenting Sunday Politics North West and reporting for BBC Inside Out. Before joining the BBC, Beccy spent 5 years as a presenter at international financial news broadcaster CNBC in London where she fronted the morning programme Capital Connection and as well as anchoring Squawk Box Europe, Worldwide Exchange and European Closing Bell.