Who is Amol Rajan’s wife, Charlotte Faircloth? BBC media editor Amol Rajan has just joined Radio 4 as a presenter on their Today programme, prompting a wave of curiosity about his personal life.
Who is Amol Rajan’s wife, Charlotte Faircloth?
British journalist and presenter Amol Rajan’s wife is Charlotte Faircloth. She attended Cambridge University between 2005-2009, where she gained her PhD in social anthropology.
Faircloth is an Associate Professor at UCL’s Social Research Institute. Before working for UCL, she worked at the University of Roehampton as a senior lecturer in social sciences.
She is well known for her published works, including Parenting Culture Studies and Feeding Children Inside and Outside the Home: Critical perspectives.
Amal Rajan and his wife have been married since September 2013, when they were wed at Guildhall Place, Cambridge.
Amol Rajan’s career: From the BBC to Radio 4
Amol Rajan was born on 4 July 1983 in Calcutta, India, as Amol Varadarajan. He was named after his father, Varadarajan, according to traditional Tamil customs.
However, once the family had moved to England, they cut the name short, taking the second half of the name and making it just Rajan.
As a child, the future journalist and broadcaster grew up in South London and attended Graveney School and later, Downing College in Cambridge. It was there that, according to his BBC profile, Amol Rajan met his future wife, Charlotte.
His first job was working for Cambridge University Newspaper, Varsity as the paper’s editor. He later went on to work as a presenter on The Wright Stuff.
Rajan has worked with some well-known publications throughout his career, including The Independent, The Salisbury Review, London Evening Standard and The Independent on Sunday. Most recently he has been named on the presenting line-up for Radio 4‘s Today programme.
Rajan announced the news on Twitter earlier today and was met with widespread support.
Rajan’s fans and Twitter followers are thrilled to hear about his new role, with many of them posting to congratulate him on Twitter.
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