Person Famous Journalists from Wales

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List of notable or famous journalists from Wales, with bios and photos, including the top journalists born in Wales and even some popular journalists who immigrated to Wales. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Welsh journalists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These journalists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known journalist from Wales is included when available.

List ranges from Chris Morgan to Huw Edwards, plus much more.

This historic journalists from Wales list can help answer the questions "Who are some Welsh journalists of note?" and "Who are the most famous journalists from Wales?" These prominent journalists of Wales may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Welsh journalists.

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Betsan Powys


Betsan Powys, is a Welsh journalist, currently the Editor of Programmes for BBC Radio Cymru. A native Welsh speaker after being educated at Ysgol Gyfun Llanhari, Powys joined BBC Wales as a News Trainee in 1989, before joining the newsroom in Cardiff as a bilingual, bi-media reporter. Moving to ...more

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Age: 51

Profession: Journalist

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Ceri Radford


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Age: 35

Profession: Journalist

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Christopher Morgan was a Welsh journalist. Morgan was born in Cardiff and educated at Cardiff High School, and the United World College of the Atlantic in the Vale of Glamorgan. He graduated in 1976 in theology from the University of St Andrews, Scotland. Morgan began his media career in ...more

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Age: Died at 56 (1952-2008)

Profession: Journalist

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#47 on Famous People Whose Last Name Is Morgan

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Claire Summers is a Welsh news television presenter for BBC Wales. Born in Cardiff, but brought up in Cowbridge, Summers was educated at Howell's in Llandaff. She then gained a BA degree at Aberystwyth University, and a post-graduate degree in journalism from the University of Cardiff. Summers ...more

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Birthplace: Cardiff, Wales

Profession: Journalist, Presenter

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#21 on Famous People Named Claire

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Clem Thomas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Journalists from Wales
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Richard Clement Charles "Clem" Thomas was a Wales international rugby union player. A flanker, he represented Cambridge University R.U.F.C. in the Varsity Match in 1949 and played for Brynamman, Swansea, London Welsh and Harlequins. He earned 26 caps for Wales, between 1949 and 1959 and captained ...more

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Age: Died at 67 (1929-1996)

Birthplace: Cardiff, United Kingdom

Profession: Journalist

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Denys Val Baker is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Journalists from Wales
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Denys Val Baker was a Welsh writer, specialising in short stories, novels, and autobiography. He was also known for his activities as an editor, and promotion of the arts in Cornwall. ...more

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Age: Died at 67 (1917-1984)

Birthplace: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Profession: Journalist, Novelist, Writer

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Emma Jones


Emma Jones is a Welsh journalist. She was educated at Mold Alun School and Staffordshire University. She joined the Evening Leader newspaper in her home town of Mold, Flintshire. Jones worked on a variety of stories, from hard news to showbiz at the Sunday Mirror, then The Mail On Sunday and The ...more

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Age: 40

Birthplace: Mold, United Kingdom

Profession: Journalist

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Gareth Richard Vaughan Jones was a Welsh journalist who first publicised the existence of the Great Ukrainian Famine of 1932–33, the Holodomor, in the Western world. ...more

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Age: Died at 30 (1905-1935)

Birthplace: Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, United Kingdom

Profession: Journalist

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