What is Dan Wootton doing now?

On Tuesday, March 5, 2024, Dan Wootton, a popular New Zealand-British television presenter, announced on X (formerly Twitter) that he has quit as presenter for GB News, and that he’s starting his own independent platform. This comes months after his suspension in late September 2023, by GB News. Now, the questioned many are asking is ‘What is Dan Wootton doing now?’. In this article, we delve into what the media personality is currently doing in terms of work.

Who is Dan Wootton?

Daniel John William Wootton was born March 2, 1983, in New Zealand. His parents are British which means he is a New Zealand and British national. The 41-year-old journalist is known for his outspoken personality and involvement in various renowned media outlets. He wrote entertainment columns for The Dominion Post and appeared on TVNZ 1’s Good Morning show.

Wootton’s career reached it peak when he joined prominent publications like News of the World and The Sun. He rose through the ranks at The Sun, eventually becoming an associate and then executive editor. Also, Wootton gained recognition through television appearances on shows such as Lorraine and Big Brother’s Bit on the Side. In 2021, the journalist moved to MailOnline and GB News, where he presented a show and wrote columns. However, his tenure at both outlets was cut short in 2023 due to controversial remarks made on his show.

What is Dan Wootton doing now?

Currently, it is not known what work the journalist is doing since his suspension from GB News.

However, on Tuesday, March 4, he revealed on X that he would soon start his own independent media platform, citing lack of free speech in the British media environment.

The the post, Wootton wrote: “I have left GB News to launch my own independent platform Dan Wootton Outspoken which will feature a brand new daily news and opinion show from later this year that will NOT be regulated by the Ofcommunist censors.

“Free speech in Britain is in peril!”

Source: TimeGist.com


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