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Hamish Macdonald (ABC),Wiki, Age, Parents, Gay, Net Worth

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Hamish Macdonald is a well-known Australian news presenter as well as a television journalist. As the host of ABC's Q&A political panel
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Hamish Macdonald Biography and Wiki

Hamish Macdonald is a well-known Australian news presenter as well as a television journalist. As the host of ABC’s Q&A political panel discussion show, Hamish presently works for the network.

Hamish Macdonald Age | How Old is He?

As of 2023, Hamish Macdonald will be 45 years old. He was born in Sydney, Australia, on May 18, 1988.

Hamish Macdonald Birthday

Every year on May 18th, he has a birthday party.

Hamish Macdonald Height

Macdonald is a tall man, standing at 5 feet 9 inches. Read About: Minttu Virtanen Bio, [Kimi Raikkonen’s wife] Career, Height, Salary

Hamish Macdonald Parents and Siblings

Hamish was born and raised by his devoted parents in Australia. He hasn’t provided any other details about his family or his siblings, though. He attended Charles Sturt University, where he finished with a degree in 2002.

Hamish Macdonald Partner Jacob Fitzroy

Hamish is he gay? Being openly gay, Hamish Macdonald is currently dating Jacob Fitzroy. On June 6, 2019, Hamish came out as homosexual.

Hamish Macdonald ABC Wikipedia

Hamish began his reporting career in Canberra for the local station WIN, where he covered politics. Macdonald moved to the UK and started working as a reporter for Channel 4 and ITV there.

He became well-known for his work as a reporter and news producer. Hamish covered significant occurrences including the London bombings and the Asian tsunami. He delivered live coverage for ITV and Channel 4 news. He additionally supplied firsthand stories to the Australian networks ABC, Nine, and Seven.

Al Jazeera English, the English-language sister station of the Arabic network Al Jazeera, has its regional headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where Macdonald worked as a producer. He worked as a newscaster for Al Jazeera English’s Kuala Lumpur bureau during the summer of 2006.

Macdonald received the “Young Journalist of the Year” honor from the Royal Television Society in London on February 20, 2008. Later, Macdonald relocated to the Al Jazeera bureau in London, where he also worked as a reporter for the Australian morning program Sunrise from the UK.

He left Al Jazeera English in June 2010. On Ten News and The Project, Macdonald has served as a guest panelist and stand-in presenter. Macdonald was appointed the anchor of the newly rebranded Ten Late News in June 2012. In 2013, he served as the host of the news program The Truth Is.

For posting a picture of himself, Magdalena Roze, Hermione Kitson, and Sandra Sully drinking champagne and celebrating at the GQ Man of the Year awards on the same day as 100 Ten employees were laid off, Macdonald received harsh criticism. Congratulations, but are these champagne days over? Chris Reason of the Seven Network, whose wife, Kathryn Robinson, was one among those fired, tweeted in response. “One hundred pals are unemployed.”

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In September 2013, Macdonald made his Network Ten exit public. There were rumors that Ten was unimpressed with MacDonald’s The Truth Is series and that MacDonald was miffed that Ten had not given his work greater backing. Before being appointed as the show’s permanent host in January 2018, Macdonald regularly broadcast The Sunday Project in 2017. On The Project, he frequently steps in for Waleed Aly.

In May 2019, Macdonald presided over Network 10’s coverage of the Australian Federal Election. On January 6, 2014, Macdonald signed on to serve as a notable international affairs correspondent for the American ABC Television Network.

Despite having a contract with Network Ten in Australia through March 2014, the network allowed MacDonald to go early since they were supportive of his new position. He will first be based in New York City, but later in 2014, he will move to London. His new contract allegedly allows him to take on limited outside work with other organizations in specific circumstances.

Hamish Macdonald Salary

Macdonald makes between $85,000 and $95,000 per year from his work as a news presenter and journalist.

Hamish Macdonald’s Net Worth

A successful profession has contributed to Mr. Hamish’s projected net worth of $200,000–$500,000 as of 2022. His work as a journalist is his main source of income.