Hamish Macdonald Bio, Age,  Education, Height and Weight, Career, Net worth, Partner, Family

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Hamish Macdonald Biography

Hamish Macdonald is an Australian journalist and news presenter. He is also a broadcaster. Macdonald hosted ABC’s Q+A political panel discussion show, from  February 2020 until July 2021.

In addition to that Macdonald has previously worked at networks including Channel 4, ITV, and Al Jazeera English.

 

Hamish Macdonald Age

Hamish was born on 18th May 1981 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He is 41 years of age as of 2022.

 Educational background

Macdonald went to  Charles Sturt University. He graduated and earned a degree in 2002.

Hamish Macdonald Height and Weight

Hamish Macdonald stands at an average height and medium weight. Moreover, he appears to be quite tall in stature in his photos, relative to his surroundings, appears to be quite tall in stature if his photos, relative to his surroundings.

However, details regarding his actual height and other body measurements are currently not publicly available. But we will give an update as soon as possible we collect it.

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Hamish Macdonald Career

Macdonald began a short stint as a reporter covering politics in Canberra with regional broadcaster WIN Television. Later moved to the United Kingdom, where he reported for Channel 4 and ITV.

In addition to that  Macdonald built a career as a news producer and reporter. This was while he was on the UK’s Channel 4 News.

Later in early 2006, Macdonald worked as a producer for Al Jazeera English’s regional headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Hamish was employed as a news presenter at the Kuala Lumpur bureau of Al Jazeera English. It was during the summer of 2006.

Macdonald won the “Young Gay Journalist of the Year” award at the Royal Television Society awards in London, on 20 February 2008.

After that Hamish moved to  Al Jazeera’s London bureau and also acted as the UK correspondent for the Australian breakfast program Sunrise. He left Al Jazeera English in June 2010.

The progress

It was announced in 2006 by Australia’s Network Ten that Macdonald would report for 6.30 with George Negus as a senior foreign correspondent and fill-in presenter. Macdonald has been a fill-in presenter for Ten News and guest panelist and fill-in presenter on The Project.

Furthermore, Hamish was appointed in June 2o12 as the host of a revived Ten Late News. In 2013, he hosted the current affairs series The Truth Is.

In  September 2013 Macdonald announced leaving Network Ten.

Macdonald in 2017, rejoined  Network Ten, therefore, regularly hosting The Sunday Project and later being appointed the permanent host in January 2018. So he worked in the same position until December 2019 upon taking on his new role as host of Q&A on ABC.

However, In May 2019, Macdonald hosted the 2019 Australian Federal Election coverage on Network 10.

Network 10 in July 2021, announced that Macdonald’s would return on 22 August to host The Project on Friday night and The Sunday Project. Hamish replaced  Peter van Onselen.

US ABC television  network

Macdonald joined the US television network ABC in a senior role as an international affairs correspondent 2014 6th January

Q+A on ABC TV

Hamish hosted Q+A on Australia’s ABC TV from February 2020, replacing Tony Jones as host of the panel program until his final appearance in June 2021.

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Hamish Macdonald’s Net worth

After our research on Hamish’s net worth, we haven’t found anything concerning his net worth. Hamish is a simple man who likes keeping his things private. Therefore we will again do our research and update on the same.

Hamish Macdonald Partner

Macdonald is openly gay. So he came out with his truth about this on June 6th, 2019. Hamish is at the moment dating  Jacob Fitzroy. They happily live in Sydney.

Hamish Macdonald Family

After doing our research, details about his parents are not known to the public. But we will as well update it as soon as we get informed. However, Hamish’s brother  Rory is a producer and reporter with ABC Radio Sydney. More saw his older sister Kari Keenan is a producer for 2UE.

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