Anna Jones

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Anna Jones
Born Anna Jones
Ethnicity English
Occupation Journalist, newsreader
Notable credit(s) BBC News Channel
Sky News

Anna Jones is a journalist and news presenter who currently presents for Sky News.

Journalism career[edit]

After four years as the editor of China Economic Review, Jones joined the BBC in 1992. She spent three years as a senior producer in the BBC's business department, both producing and presenting the Business Breakfast programme from 06:00-07:00. Jones then moved to BBC World as an anchor. In 1997 she joined BBC News 24 at its launch as a business presenter, before becoming a news presenter in 1999. She anchored News 24's 09:00-13:00 strand[1] and presented with Philip Hayton.[2] She was on air as Allied forces began the bombing of Afghanistan, at the announcement of the death of the Queen Mother and the death of Princess Margaret, whilst also anchoring coverage of the aftermath of the 2004 Tsunami.[1]

She moved to Sky News in 2005 after 12 years at the BBC. She was on air for the announcement of London bid for the 2012 Summer Olympics.[1]

From June 2012 she presented the 21:00 to midnight strand from Monday to Thursday, covering for Anna Botting who was on maternity leave.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Biography - Anna Jones Sky News Press Office
  2. ^ And finally: I can't stand my co-host Mail Online, 27 September 2005

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