Simon McCoy Wife, Son, BBC News, Royal Baby, Salary, Worth

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Simon McCoy Biography

Simon McCoy is a BBC journalist and newsreader on the weekdays rolling news channel BBC News, in a segment titled Afternoon Live, between 14:00 and 5:00. He is also one of the main BBC News at One presenters, and a BBC Weekend News relief host.

Simon McCoy Age

McCoy was born on 7 October 1961 in Hammersmith. He is 57 years old in 2023 McCoy’s zodiac sign is Libra.

Simon McCoy Education

He was educated at the independent Sherborne School, which is located in the town of Sherborne in north-west Dorset, in England.

Simon McCoy Wife

McCoy married Victoria Graham of BBC South West, on 28 September 2007. However, they announced their separation in January 2019.

Simon McCoy Dating Dynasty Star|Emma Samms

He is now in a relationship with Emma Samms, who was born on 28 August 1960, known professionally as a British actress and TV host.

Simon McCoy Son|Children

McCoy has a son is called Max, he was born in 1993, however, his exact date of birth is not known to the public.  Max’s mother is Victoria Graham who was Simon’s first wife.

Simon McCoy Career

McCoy began his career in journalism at London’s Fleet Street News Agency before joining Thames TV in 1983 as a reporter for Thames News. He joined the breakfast TV station TV-am as a news editor after a time as a scriptwriter on Thames TV in 1986. In 1988, McCoy left for new Sky satellite channel – initially as a producer on Sunrise’s Sky News breakfast programme.

He was appointed Royal Correspondent after a year as the station ‘s general reporter, and between 1991 and 1996 McCoy covered major stories that involved the Royal Family.

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Simon took up a desk position after a career that included traveling around the world over the years, reporting Sunrise on Sky News. He also hosted the Tonight program – a topical talk show that featured interviews with people from the showbiz, political and sport worlds.

McCoy co-anchored Sky’s Iraq War coverage on location in Kuwait and Basra in 2003. He was on the air every day of the conflict for five hours.

Simon McCoy BBC News

McCoy joined the BBC in January 2004, and was initially seen as a cover host for both on BBC Breakfast and BBC News 24. In September 2005, following the abrupt departure of Phillip Hayton after Hayton fell out with Silverton, he took over the morning slot on BBC News alongside Kate Silverton. When reviewing the papers the next day, McCoy tried to point out the story, but Silverton was prevented from doing so.[4] Silverton left the change in December 2007 to host the update at 8 pm.

On BBC News, McCoy presents the weekday 2–5 pm slot, now entitled Afternoon Live. On 27 August 2019 McCoy made his BBC News debut at Ten.

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Simon McCoy Royal Baby News

Simon was unable to conceal his disgust in October 2017, when he announced the Duchess of Cambridge’s due date in the most cynical way possible.

Reading the announcement on radio, he pointed out: “Still, keeping in mind that in September they announced that she was pregnant, and it was assumed that she was pregnant for only two or three months, I’m not sure how much news this really is.”

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He added: “But anyway, your diaries are so plain April, get the time booked off because that’s what I’m doing.”

Kate gave birth to her third child and royal baby watchers familiar with the cynical tones of Simon on 23 April 2018, calling for his “energy infusion” to be announced live from outside the Lindo House.

Simon McCoy Salary and Net Worth

According to Simon McCoy is TV Show Host, who at the age of 57 has a net worth of $ 5 million-$ 6 million. The source of income for Simon McCoy is mainly from becoming a popular TV Show Host. His compensation details are still under review and we’ll update as soon as we know the specifics.

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