Anthony William Jones, also professionally known as Tony Jones, is an Australian TV news presenter, political journalist, radio presenter, and writer. In addition, he is the winner of the Walkley Awards four times in different categories.
The Australian journalist was born on November 13, 1955, in Australia. He was born to Caucasian parents, however, the details about his parents are still known.
He belongs to Australian nationality and Caucasian by ethnicity. His birth sign is Scorpio. As for academic qualification, he studied four years of college in Newington College in 1970. He later joined University as the English subject student of St. Paul’s College. Following then, he studied anthropology from 1975 to 1977.
Tony married Sarah Ferguson, a fellow journalist of ABC channel in 1993. The couple first met in Paris while Jones was the ABC’s UK correspondent and Ferguson was a researcher.
They started dating soon and not so long after they held the wedding ceremony. Jones has two children with Sarah. In addition, Jones was also previously married however, the details about his past affair is unavailable. He also has a child from his first marriage.
The Australian journalist is a pet lover and has a dog & a cat. He also loves hanging out with his family and goes on an outing with them. His favorite holiday destination is France.
The 63-year-old political journalist has accumulated a huge net worth of $4 million over the years. He is a very hard-working journalist who started his journalism career with a small position.
The main source of his earnings is from the news anchoring and as a co-host of the ABC’s current affairs show Lateline. In addition, he also worked on several shows airing on ABC channel.
According to a few online sources, Tony was paid a huge salary of 355,789 AUD for the show Q&A in 2013.
Jones started his journalism career as a radio current affairs cadet on the show AM, PM and The World Today for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Following then, He worked as a reporter in the TV program Four Corners in 1985.
The next year, the Australian journalist worked in the SBS’s show Dateline as a reporter. In 1987, he came back to the Four Corners program as a reporter. Similarly, he got the job as ABC’s current affairs corresponded as in London in 1990.
In 1993, Tony returned to Australia when he got the job in Foreign Correspondent program as Executive producer. In 1999, he became the host of ABC’s show Lateline and Q&A, a political discussion program in 2011. He co-hosts the show Lateline alongside Emma Alberici.
During his journalism career until now, he covered the collapse of Gulf War, apartheid, USSR Eastern Europe and War Crimes in Bosnia.
Tony Jones is an Australian radio and television presenter, news and political journalist and a writer.
Tony Jones is 63 years old as of July 2019.
Tony Jones is 6 feet 4 inches or 1.93 meters tall.
Tony Jones has a net worth of $4 million as of July 2019.