Kamal Ahmed is a British Journalist, working as an editorial director for the BBC News. Kamal Ahmed joined the BBC after serving four and a half years as the business editor of the Sunday Telegraph’s award-winning team. The BBC economics editor, Kamal Ahmed has a Net worth of $23 million. He is among the highest paid journalists in the BBC News network, including Laura Kuenssberg.
Ahmed served as the business editor of BBC News from March 24, 2014. He has his blog at the BBC News’ website where he publishes articles on the hot topics regarding the financial factor of the world and covers economic figures. Ahmed has contributed a lot to the journalism world, he was announced as the editorial director of BBC News on 30 July 2018.
Kamal Ahmed, the Editorial Director of the BBC News, has a net worth of $23 million. Kamal has collected this sum of money into his account receiving an annual salary of $190,000 as a BBC News journalist.
BBC News journalist, Kamal Ahmed is worth an amount of $23 million. Image Source: Evening Standard
Ahmed was the political editor of The Observer newspaper, business editor at The Sunday Telegraph, and the Director of Communications at the Equality and Human Rights Commission. No wonder, BBC News channel pays this man a vast sum as he is good at what he does. After he was promoted to the Editorial Director, Faisal Islam was appointed as the Economics Editor.
Delighted that @faisalislam joining @BBCNews as new Economics Editor. A huge talent who I was fortunate to work with at The Observer many years ago. Will bring his mighty brain analysing all those “economicky words”
— Kamal Ahmed (@bbckamal) November 6, 2018
Initially, Ahmed worked in Scotland on a local newspaper when he joined Scotland on Sunday in 1993. Later moving on to The Guardian, he became executive news editor and a political editor at The Observer newspaper. Nick Davies, a fellow journalist, criticised Kamal Ahmed on being inappropriately close with Downing Street while Ahmed was serving as a political editor, and published many articles that were untrue and contained contents that mislead people. However, the British journalist, Kamal Ahmed claimed that the accusation was false and is just a rumour.
After leaving the newspaper career, he became the Director of Communications at the Equality and Human Rights Commission. Its then-chairman, Trevor Phillips recruited him.
BBC News journalist, Kamal Ahmed taking the interview on the launch of a new 5-pound note. Image Source: Lee Durant
The current editorial director of the BBC News, Kamal Ahmed receives a vast income from the BBC News network. Because he had been working in this sector for a very long time, he is an experienced person. This is the reason Kamal Ahmed receives a huge income for his work. His work is widely appreciated because of the content he covers in his news and articles. Kamal Ahmed is also a widely known and famous personality.
In appreciation to his work, Kamal Ahmed received CFA Society UK’s ethical and professional standards award in 2013.