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Does Laura Kuenssberg Have Children With Husband James Kelly? Here Is Eveything About Her New Show On BBC

Laura Kuenssberg is an award-winning British journalist
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Laura Kuenssberg is a familiar face in the media. She is a renowned British journalist. She was the first woman to hold the role of political editor at the BBC when she took Nick Robinson's place in July 2015.

The journalist has been in the news constantly since 2022 because she will succeed Andrew Marr as the host of the primary Sunday morning politics show on BBC One when it debuts in September of that year.

The announcement was made in March 2022, and now that Laura has had a chance to commit to the position, she may have yet another impact on the world. Similarly, Kuenssberg was the 1st business editor of ITV News and had previously worked as the BBC's political correspondent.

Throughout her career, Laura has gained both name and fame. She received the 'Political Studies Association's Broadcaster of the Year award in November 2016. The award was given in honor of her contribution to the public's understanding of politics, particularly the EU Referendum in June 2016 and subsequent events.

Does Laura Kuenssberg Have Children With Husband James Kelly?

Laura Kuenssberg is yet to start her family, so she does not have children with her husband, James Kelly. Professionally, his husband is a management consultant. The pair currently resides in east London. Previously, they lived in Mile End. Besides this, there is no information about her husband maintaining a low profile.

Laura Kuenssberg with her husband James Kelly
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Similarly, she was born in 1976 in Rome, Italy, to parents Nick and Sally Kuenssberg. Her mother served in children's services and was awarded a CBE for it in the 2000 New Year Honours. Laura's father is a renowned businessman. Her father spent several years working in Italy for the British business Coats Viyella. With her brother and sister, Kuenssberg grew up in Glasgow and went to the elite girls' school Laurel Bank School.

The journalist has an older brother and a sister. At Brighton and Hove City Council, David, her older brother, serves as executive director of finances & resources. Joanna, her older sister, is a former diplomat who held the position of high commissioner to Mozambique.

Her maternal grandfather was 'James Wilson Robertson,' the last British Governor-General of Nigeria, who was the brother of Lord Robertson, a Scots High Court of Justice judge.

Laura Kuenssberg Salary With New Show: Details To Know

Laura Kuenssberg earned a salary between £260,000-£264,999 after arriving in the new show. She retired this year after seven years as the BBC's political editor. Her replacement program premiered on September 4th. When Kuenssberg started working for the BBC in 2000, she became the first woman to occupy the position of political editor. She now hosted a new BBC program. 

The program has taken over for Andrew Marr's Sunday morning show, which was canceled after 21 years due to the departure of the corporation's previous political editor. The Andrew Marr Show, his flagship news program, was hosted by the 63-year-old for 16 years. Following a staff shuffle, the journalist Kuenssberg is now in charge of the broadcaster.

The BBC searched for Andrew Marr's replacement for three months after he left to join LBC, leaving his prime time BBC slot unfilled, before it was, revealed that Kuenssberg would be taking over with a new show.

The Scotswoman made it clear that she would continue working on BBC programs after leaving her position as political editor, culminating in Sunday with Laura Kuenssberg.

Where Is Laura Kuenssberg Now?

Laura Kuenssberg currently resides in east London. She grew up in Glasgow. She is the talk of the internet as she declared that a journalist leaves her position as political editor, effective in the spring of 2022.

It was proposed that Jon Sopel could step down from his position as the BBC's North America editor and take over as political editor in her place, but in February 2022, he left the BBC to join LBC. In March 2022, Kuenssberg would take over full-time from Andrew Marr as the host of BBC One's premier Sunday morning political program in September 2022.

On Sunday, at 9:00 am, the program will stream on BBC One and online at BBC.