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Tom Carver

Tom Carver is famous as a writer, author, and former BBC foreign correspondent. Tom Carver is also a famous Senior Vice-President at the Control Risks Group.

Early Life

On November 2, 1960, Thomas Richard Carver aka Tom Carver was born in Hereford, United Kingdom. As of now, he is 63 years old and has Scorpio as his zodiac sign.

In addition, he was born to his father Richard Carver, and his mother’s name is not known. His father was a British army officer. He attended The King’s School, regarding his educational background. Later on, he enrolled his name in the University of Bristol.

Tom Carver – Net Worth 2024

Tom Carver has been earning through his journalism career. Likewise, he has earned a good sum and has an estimated net worth of $1.2 million.

Personal Life

Tom Carver is already married to Katherine Kay well known as Katty Kay. His partner is a journalist, author, and BBC World News anchor.

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Caption: Tom Carver with his family. Source: Instagram

In the year 1989, they tied the wedding knot and have been living a happy married life. As of now, they have 4 children Jade Carver, Maya Carver, Poppy Ceraver, and Felix Carver.

Professional Life

Previously, Tom Carver started his career and joined the BBC as a local radio trainee. Later on, he became a BBC foreign correspondent, reporting on the withdrawal of the Soviet Army from Afghanistan. Thus, he also was the collapse of the Soviet Union and the first Gulf War. He was sent into northern Iraq to investigate reports that Saddam Hussein was massacring the Kurds, in the year 1991.

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Caption: Book written by Tom Carver. source: Amazon

Therefore, he became one of the first journalists to witness the exodus of half a million Kurds across the mountains towards Turkey. For 3 years, he became a BBC Africa correspondent in 1991. During that time, he covered the US-led invasion of Somalia otherwise known as Operation Restore Hope, the Angolan Civil War, and the transition to black majority rule in South Africa.

He covered the Rwandan genocide, in the year 1994. Moreover, he reported on the Massacre of Srebrenica during the Bosnian War as the BBC’s Defence Correspondent, in 1995. For 8 years, he became the BBC Washington correspondent remaining in the post for 8 years, in 1997. Thus, he reported on the murders of dozens of women in Juarez, Mexico.

More About Career

He also covered the disputed 2000 presidential election. On September 11, 2001, he was appointed BBC Newsnight Washington correspondent and was an eyewitness to the attack on Washington. With Vice-President Dick Cheney, he was one of the journalists to travel through the Middle East in a prelude to the Iraq War, in 2003.

He covered the 2004 election and when Barack Obama gave his 1st national speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention, he was there. In addition, he left the BBC after the election to become Senior Vice-President at Control Risks. Similarly, he took up the post of Senior Vice-President at Chlopak, Leonard, Schechter a Washington-based communications consultancy, in 2008.

It was before joining the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace as head of Global Communications. Besides that, he has written for numerous newspapers, including The Independent, London Review of Books, The Sunday Times, New Statesman, and The Guardian. He has also written a book titled Where the hell have you been?

Social Media

Tom Carver is only seen active on his Twitter account. Besides that, he does not have his Instagram, Facebook, and other social media accounts. Thus, he has a Twitter account named @tomrcarver, with 656 followers.

Tom Carver – Body Measurements

Tom Carver stands about 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs about 54 kg. He has grey coloured hair and blue coloured eyes, talking about his appearance. Besides that, there are no details regaled to his body measurement, shoe and dress size, and more.