Faisal Islam

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Date of Birth May 29, 1977
Place of Birth Manchester, England
Age 43 years old
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Faisal Islam is a British political and economics journalist who is serving as the economics editor of BBC News. He was the political editor of Sky News from 2014 to 2019, and from May 2004 was business correspondent and later economics editor of Channel 4 News until June 2014.

Born: May 29, 1977, Manchester, England, UK
Nationality: British
Education: Manchester Grammar School
Alma mater: Trinity College, Cambridge, City University London
Occupation: Economics Editor
Years active: 2004–present
Employer: BBC News
Notable credit(s): The Observer, Channel 4 News, Sky News
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About Faisal Islam

British journalist who worked his way up to become an economics editor for the BBC in 2018. He has also held prominent positions as a political editor for Sky News and as an economics editor for Channel 4 News.

Before Fame

He received a post-graduate degree in newspaper journalism from City University in London.


He earned the title of Young Journalist of the Year at the 2006 Royal Television Society Awards.

Family Life

He's been based in London, England.


He was named the successor to political editor Adam Boulton at Sky News in 2014.

Information related to Faisal Islam

  • Channel 4 people
  • Sky newsreaders and journalists
  • English television journalists
  • Alumni of City, University of London
  • ITN newsreaders and journalists
  • People educated at Manchester Grammar School
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Latest information about Faisal Islam updated on February 28, 2021.

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