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Jill Dando Wiki

Jill Dando Wiki:- Jill Dando was born on 9 November 1961 – 26 April 1999, is an English journalist, television presenter, and newsreader. By profession Journalist, television presenter, and newsreader. She is a Journalist every weekday at 08:30 on BBC News Channel and BBC World News. In this blog, we bring all information about her career and life just like Jill Dando Biography, Jill Age, Jill’s Husband’s name, Jill Dando Networth Income, Jill BBC News, Jill Profession, Etc all details are given in this blog.

Jill Dando Wiki

Jill Wendy Dando was 9 November 1961 – 26 April 1999 was an English journalist, television presenter, and newsreader. On the morning of 26 April 1999, Dando was shot dead outside her home at 29 Gowan Avenue, Fulham, southwest London.  This prompted the biggest murder inquiry conducted by the Metropolitan Police and the country’s largest criminal investigation since the hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper.

Jill Dando Biography

A local man, Barry George, was convicted and imprisoned for the murder but was later – after eight years in prison – acquitted after an appeal and retrial. The case remains unsolved. She spent most of her career at the BBC and was the corporation’s Personality of the Year in 1997. At the time of her death, her television work included co-presenting the BBC One program Crimewatch with Nick Ross.-[Jill Dando Wiki]

Jill Dando Wiki, Age, Profession, Family, Height, Weight

Real Name Jill Wendy Dando
Nickname  Jill Dando
Profession  Journalist, television presenter, and newsreader
Famous For BBC News
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Husband Not Known
Age 37 Years
Physical Status 
Height
  • In centimeters- 171 cm
  • In meters- 1.71 m
  • In Feet Inches-5’8
Weight
  • In Kilograms- 60 kg
  • In Pounds- 122 lbs
Eye Colour Golden
Hair Colour Blue
Shoe Size 6 US
Personal Information
Date Of Birth 9 November 1961
Birth Place Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Date of death April 26, 1999
Died Place Fulham, London, United Kingdom
Zodiac sign Scorpio
Nationality British
School Name Not Known
College Name Not Known
Qualifications Graduate
Mobile Number Not Known Yet
Family Profile
Father Name Not Known
Mother Name Not Known
Siblings Not Known
Carrer
Source of Income Journalist
Net Worth, Salary $1 Million – $5 Million

Jill Dando Biography

Jill Wendy Dando was 9 November 1961 – 26 April 1999 was an English journalist, television presenter, and newsreader. On the morning of 26 April 1999, Dando was shot dead outside her home at 29 Gowan Avenue, Fulham, southwest London.  This prompted the biggest murder inquiry conducted by the Metropolitan Police and the country’s largest criminal investigation since the hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper.

Jill Dando Bio

A local man, Barry George, was convicted and imprisoned for the murder but was later – after eight years in prison – acquitted after an appeal and retrial. The case remains unsolved. She spent most of her career at the BBC and was the corporation’s Personality of the Year in 1997. At the time of her death, her television work included co-presenting the BBC One program Crimewatch with Nick Ross

Early life

Jill Dando was born at Ashcombe House Maternity Home in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset. She was the daughter of Jack Dando and Winifred Mary Jean Hockey, who died of leukemia aged 57. Dando was raised as a Baptist and remained a devout follower. When she was three years old, it was discovered that she had a hole in her heart and a blocked pulmonary artery. She had heart surgery on 12 January 1965.

Her only sibling, brother Nigel (born 1952), worked as a journalist for BBC Radio Bristol before retiring in 2017, having previously worked as a journalist in local newspapers since the 1970s.

Dando was educated at Worle Infant School, Greenwood Junior School, Worle Comprehensive School, and Broadoak Sixth Form Centre, where she was head girl, and passed two A-levels She studied journalism at the South Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education in Cardiff.

Career

Dando’s first job was as a trainee reporter for the local weekly newspaper, the Weston Mercury, where her father and brother worked. After five years as a print journalist, she started to work for the BBC, becoming a newsreader for BBC Radio Devon in 1985. That year, she transferred to BBC South West, where she presented a regional news magazine program, Spotlight South West. In 1987, she worked for Television South West, then BBC Spotlight in Plymouth. 

Dando presented the BBC television programs Breakfast Time, Breakfast News, the BBC One O’Clock News, the Six O’Clock News, the travel program Holiday, the crime appeal series Crimewatch (from 1995 until her death), and occasionally Songs of Praise. In 1994, she moved to Fulham. On 25 April 1999, Dando presented the first episode of Antiques Inspectors. She was scheduled to present the Six O’Clock News on the evening of the following day. She was featured on the cover of that week’s Radio Times magazine (from 24 to 30 April). 

Jill Dando

In early 1988, Dando moved from regional to national television in London to present BBC television news, specifically the short on-the-hour bulletins that aired on both BBC1 and BBC2 from 1986 until the mid-1990s. Dando was also booked to host the British Academy Television Awards 1999, alongside Michael Parkinson, at Grosvenor House Hotel on 9 May. On 5 September, BBC One resumed airing of Antiques Inspectors, the final series to be recorded by Dando.

Jill Dando Family/Husband Name

  • There is no information available about her family.
  • Her husband’s name is Not Mention.

Jill Dando Murder

Jill Dando: On the morning of 26 April 1999, 37-year-old Dando left Farthing’s home in Chiswick. She returned alone, by car, to the house she owned in Fulham.  She had lived in the house, but by April 1999 was in the process of selling it and did not visit it frequently. As Dando reached her front door at about 11:32. She was shot once in the head. Her body was discovered about fourteen minutes later by neighbor Helen Doble. Police were called at 11:47. Dando was taken to the nearby Charing Cross Hospital where she was declared dead on arrival at 13:03 BST.

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