, Brooks became engaged to actor Ross Kemp (best known for portraying the character Grant Mitchell in EastEnders) in 1996, and married him in June 2002 in Las Vegas. In December 2010, a dinner party was attended by Cameron and James Murdoch. Milly Dowler's parents also called for Brooks's resignation. She was chief executive officer of News International from 2009 to 2011, having previously served as the youngest editor of a British national newspaper at News of the World, from 2000 to 2003, and the first female editor of The Sun, from 2003 to 2009. Rebecca has 8 jobs listed on their profile. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a Page. Even if you don’t see your best childhood friends sharing a silly giggle during the ceremony, or your granddad tearing up during the groom’s speech, i’ll be ready to capture it all. I initially studied at the reputable school of Art and Design at Blackpool And The Fylde and was awarded a BA Hons in Illustration by Lancaster University.  She said, "As chief executive of the company, I feel a deep sense of responsibility for the people we have hurt and I want to reiterate how sorry I am for what we now know to have taken place. , While at the News of the World, Brooks oversaw its campaign of "naming and shaming" individuals suspected to be convicted child sex offenders—a campaign launched in the wake of the murder of Sarah Payne while hacking her mother's voicemail. In 2011, The Guardian and a solicitor alleged that in 2002, when Brooks was editor, the paper had hacked the voicemail of missing schoolgirl Milly Dowler (later found to be murdered), to access messages left by her parents.  However, account is by Whittingdale where he stated there was a conversation "about the possible repercussions of issuing a warrant for Brooks but said that did not have any bearing on his decision and he did not believe News International would target committee members".  The Sun had been running a campaign against domestic violence at the time. 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Tim Minogue, who was one of her first co-editors before becoming a journalist at Private Eye magazine, recalled a "likeable, skinny, hollow-eyed girl who was very ambitious". Making reference to the Hutton Inquiry, which had cleared his government of wrongdoing related to the death of a biological warfare expert, Blair advised Brooks to set up an internal inquiry which would clear her of wrongdoing in the phone hacking scandal. The Guardian reported on 5 June 2009 that she was to marry Brooks.  On Brooks's first day as editor, the Page 3 girl was Rebekah Parmar-Teasdale – the caption to the picture was "Rebekah from Wapping". VOUCHER CODES.  In 1998, she transferred to the News of the World's daily counterpart, The Sun for a short time. Her ex-husband Ross Kemp appeared in the Labour Party party election broadcast for the 2010 UK General Elections. , The campaign was described as "grossly irresponsible" journalism by the Chief Constable of Gloucestershire, Tony Butler, but Brooks defended the paper's actions on the BBC's Breakfast with Frost, claiming that it was "only right that the public have controlled access" to information on sex offenders. I think that’s how he would describe it.’.  These charges were made about 1 year after the Metropolitan Police Service reopened its dormant investigation into phone hacking, about 3 years after the then Assistant Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service told the Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee that "no additional evidence has come to light," five years after News International executives began claiming that phone hacking was the work of a single "rogue reporter", 10 years after The Guardian began reporting that the Met had evidence of widespread illegal acquisition of confidential information, and 13 years after the Met began accumulating "boxloads" of that evidence, including information sources for News of the World journalists, but kept it unexamined in trash bags at Scotland Yard. The Rise of the Murdoch Dynasty kicks off tonight with the three-part documentary bringing Ross Kemp and Rebekah Wade’s relationship back into the spotlight. , She joined the Sunday newspaper News of the World in 1989 as a secretary, before working as a feature writer for its Sunday magazine, eventually becoming the paper's deputy editor. He offered to act as an unofficial advisor to Brooks and to Rupert and James Murdoch.  Her wedding to Charlie Brooks in 2009 was attended by Gordon Brown and David Cameron.  The couple are key members of the so-called Chipping Norton set, which includes Jeremy Clarkson, David Cameron, and others.  The paper's already strong sales held up well under her leadership, while those of rival Sunday newspapers The People and the Sunday Mirror fell more sharply.  Graham Ball, the then features editor at The Post newspaper, recalled that she was a notably astute and intelligent staff member. Sixteen have been formally charged with crimes. Rebekah Mary Brooks (née Wade; born 27 May 1968) is a former British journalist and former newspaper editor. In just 20 years she had gone from being a secretary at one of … Couldn’t we jointly exile them somewhere? Elsewhere, he married a woman 37 years younger, dividing his children and jeopardising his plans to choose a successor. On 3 November 2005, it was reported that Brooks had been arrested following an alleged assault on her husband. Professional Standards – I use professional equipment with an extensive variety of lenses to capture the day. The newspaper's reporter, Clive Goodman, and Glenn Mulcaire, a hired investigator, were convicted and jailed for intercepting the phone messages of members of the Royal Family in 2006.  At her trial in 2013, it was revealed that Brooks and her colleague Andy Coulson had an affair between mid-1998 to around 2007, during her marriage to Kemp. Former royal butler said he hired Clifford to defend him in the press, but instead the PR man faxed details to the News of the World, Condé Nast ordered to pay £10,000 after Michael Wolff piece that risked prejudicing phone-hacking trial of Brooks and Andy Coulson, If George Osborne meets Rupert Murdoch, Rebekah Brooks and any press proprietor, the public should be informed. View Rebecca Wade’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. , In June 2009, it was announced that she would leave The Sun in September 2009, to become chief executive of the newspaper's parent company, News International. The tabloid newspaper editor and the former EastEnders star did not attend the proceedings. In a written question-and-answer style divorce document before the court, Wade said that since October 2006 she had not lived in the same household as her then husband. See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover Rebecca’s connections and jobs at similar companies.  Ninety people have been arrested in conjunction with illegal acquisition of confidential information since police renewed investigations in 2011, many of them employees or agents of newspapers for which Brooks had responsibilities. View the profiles of professionals named "Rebecca Wade" on LinkedIn. Rebekah Mary Brooks (née Wade; born 27 May 1968) is a former British journalist and former newspaper editor. Brooks was once also a friend of Tony and Cherie Blair; and Gordon and Sarah Brown. Love Island’s Molly-Mae Hague reveals ‘skin cancer diagnosis’ after removing mole on her leg: ‘I’ve already shed tears’, Frank Lampard reacts to Chelsea breaking 10-year record for clean sheets. Working ... Live now; Gabrielle Aplin - The Power of Love - Duration: 4:34. Rebecca Wade offers a documentary style approach to photographing your wedding, all natural shots, nothing staged!  The paper's decision led to angry mobs terrorising those they suspected of being child sex offenders, which included several cases of mistaken identity and one instance where a paediatrician had her house vandalised, apparently by people who thought her occupation meant she was a paedophile. , Brooks received £10.8m for leaving News International. Brooks replied "We have paid police for information in the past". She can turn people over and have dinner with them the next day". See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover Rebecca’s connections and jobs at similar companies. , The Daily Telegraph reported that despite resigning from her position, Brooks remained on the company payroll and continued to receive her salary from News International, having been told by Rupert Murdoch to "travel the world on him for a year". Cancel Unsubscribe. © 2020 Guardian News & Media Limited or its affiliated companies. Brooks (her married name 2009) grew up in Daresbury, to the south of Warrington, Her parents ran a tree pruning business, her father later died age 50 in Hatton in 2002. , In September 2015, Brooks was reappointed as CEO of the company, now named News UK.. And at the time, everything was going right for Rebekah Wade—now Rebekah Brooks. In March 2009 Kemp and Wade divorced, and that same year, Wade married racehorse trainer Charlie Brooks.  In 2010, Brooks was awarded an honorary Fellowship from the University of the Arts, London, for her contribution to journalism. Brooks married actor Ross Kemp in 2002. Therefore I have given Rupert and James Murdoch my resignation. Kemp and Wade got engaged in 1996, but in 1997 their relationship was put on hold ‘due to work pressures’. The death of a toddler at the hands of his abusive family shocked the nation in 2007, and led to the sacking and demonisation of Sharon Shoesmith, head of Haringey children’s services.  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