Honorary degree for BBC man

BBC reporter Frank Gardner will be presented with an honorary degree by the University of East Anglia today.

BBC reporter Frank Gardner will be presented with an honorary degree by the University of East Anglia today.

The 47-year-old was left wheelchair-bound after being shot six times by Al-Qaeda gunmen while filming in Saudi Arabia in 2004.

He is now BBC's first fulltime security correspondent, reporting for TV, radio and online on issues of UK and international security.

Mr Gardner will receive an honorary doctorate of civil law this afternoon at the Norwich university.


You may also want to watch:


Other recipients of honorary degrees in the week ahead for their remarkable contribution to the arts, science and learning include Olivier Award winner Alun Armstrong and Baroness Valerie Amos.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus