Tony Connelly Biography
Tony Connelly Biography – Tony Connelly is an Irish journalist and author who was born in County Antrim on December 21, 1964. He works for RTÉ News and Current Affairs as Europe Editor.
Other organizations and publications for which Connelly has written include Time, United Press International, and the Irish Independent. Euronews, which deems him a reputable journalist and “seasoned Euro watcher,” has also asked for his opinion. Don’t Mention the Wars: A Journey Through European Stereotypes was Connelly’s first book, published in 2009.
|Date of Birth
|December 21, 1964
|57 years (2021)
Tony Connelly Background
Tony Connelly Background – In 1964, Connelly was born. He was born in Portstewart and moved to Derry when he was six years old. He went to Trinity College in Dublin to study English. He moved to London to work on a construction site after failing to qualify for a programme at the National Institute for Higher Education. After his first day on the job, he was fired.
Tony Connelly Career
Tony Connelly Career – Connelly began his career as a journalist by contributing to the Derry Journal and the Oxford Courier. In 1990, he returned to Ireland. He worked for the Irish Independent, the Evening Herald, Time, and United Press International, among other publications. In 1994, he began working for RTÉ as a television and radio reporter.
In addition to Rwanda, Angola, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon, Georgia, and Gaza, Connelly has covered conflicts in Rwanda, Angola, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon, Georgia, and Gaza. Along with Sean Whelan, he was named Europe correspondent for RTÉ News and Current Affairs in 2001.
In the Campaigning and Social Issues area, he won an ESB National Media Award in 1998 and a second in 2001. For RTÉ in 2007, he investigated the potential of biofuels.
In 2009, he was mentioned in at least one newspaper as a possible replacement for Charlie Bird as RTÉ’s Washington Correspondent if Bird decided to leave. Richard Downes took over for Bird, who had left his post prematurely.
That year, he traveled around Eastern Europe by train for RTÉ, passing via Hungary, the Czech Republic, Poland, and Germany to commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall on its twentieth anniversary.
Connelly was named Europe Editor of RTÉ in 2011.
Tony Connelly Wife/Marriage
Tony Connelly Wife/Marriage – Moving on to Tony Connelly’s romantic and private life, he is not married. He is not married. There are no reports that he had affairs with other women in the past. He does, however, have a son, Matteo Connelly.
Tony Connelly Net worth
Tony Connelly Net worth – Tony Connelly has an estimated net worth of $1 million. He makes more than $50,000 per annum as a journalist in Europe.