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Martin Bashir

news correspondent

Martin Bashir, British news correspondent. Nominee British Academy of Film and Television Arts award; named Journalist of Year award, Royal Television Society, 1996; recipient, British Broadcasting Corporation's International Awards, 1998. Volunteer various charitable institutes for children with physical disabilities and mental illnesses; Fellow: Royal Society London.

Background

Bashir, Martin was born on January 19, 1963 in London.

Education

Bachelor in English, King's College, London.

Career

Journalist British Broadcasting Corporation, London. Correspondent Independent Television, 1999—2004. Correspondent 20/20 ABC News, New York City, 2004—2010, co-anchor Nightline, 2005—2010.

Anchor Microsoft and National Broadcasting Company, since 2010. Contributor Dateline NBC, since 2010.

Works

  • Presenter (documentaries) Serial Killer Doctor Harold Shipman, Soho Bomber David Copeland, Loyalist Terrorist Johnny Adair, Norfolk Farmer Tony Martin, 1999, The Organ Farm, 2001, Living with Michael Jackson, 2003, appeared in (films) Mike Bassett-England Manager, 2001.

Membership

Volunteer various charitable institutes for children with physical disabilities and mental illnesses. Fellow: Royal Society London.