Journalist Katya Adler won 2019 Charles Wheeler Award! Who is she?

Journalist Katya Adler won 2019 Charles Wheeler Award! Who is she?

The German British journalist, Katya Adler won the 2019 Charles Wheeler award for Outstanding Contribution to Broadcast Journalism. It is now in its 11th year. She is the BBC’s Europe editor and has become a familiar face and voice during the protracted Brexit negotiations.

Charles Wheeler Award presented to Katya Adler at the University of Westminster
Source: the University of Westminster(Charles Wheeler Award presented to Katya Adler at the University of Westminster)

Similarly, she started her journalism career with the Austrian public broadcaster ORF before joining the BBC in the year 1998. During her distinguished career, she has reported from Kosovo, Asia, North Africa, Mexico, Gaza, Lebanon, Syria, and Libya as well as most European countries.

Katya Adler will be presented with the Charles Wheeler award at a ceremony at the University of Westminster’s newly restored Regent Street Cinema on Monday 17 June at 5:45 pm.

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Is Katya Adler married?

Katya Adler has three children. However, the father of her children is unknown. It seems like she is married but she has not revealed her husband’s name. She is private about her life love life. She might have already divorced her husband.

There may be possibilities that she might be a single mother who takes care of her children. Also, she might be married but likes to keep her married life away from social media so that she does not become part of any controversies.

Katya Adler and her friend Laszlo Toroczkai
In photo: Katya Adler and her friend Laszlo Toroczkai

There is hardly any information about her married life. She is in the news for her career and work but never for her love life and relationship.

Katya Adler life and career

German-British Journalist Michal Katya Adler was born on 3rd May 1972 in London. Her parents lived in Germany and later moved to the UK. She has not revealed about her parents and siblings.

Likewise, she likes to keep her family private. She studied German and Italian as her modern language at the University of Bristol. Similarly, she began journalism duty for The Times, Reuters and Blue Danube Radio.

Laura Kuenssberg and Katya Adler
Source: Bearded Ladies(Laura Kuenssberg and Katya Adler)

She began to work as a correspondent for Austrian national public broadcaster ORF in the year 1995. Similarly, during that time she was a local reporter and then she became an international reporter form Kosovo, Eastern Europe and across Southwest Asia and North Africa. Her estimated salary is around $70,000 and it is known that she has a net worth around $2.5 million.

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Short bio on Katya Adler

Michal Katya Adler works for BBC since 1998 is a British journalist. Nowadays she is Europe Editor of the BBC. She took German and Italy as her moderate languages at her University. During her university days, she was president of the political society and started a society magazine. See more…

Source: Wikipedia, University of Westminster