Emma Jones (journalist)

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Emma Jones (journalist)
Born (1975-05-23) May 23, 1975 (age 41)
Mold, Flintshire, Wales
Education Mold Alun School
Staffordshire University
Occupation Journalist

Emma Jones (born 23 May 1975)[1] is a Welsh journalist. She was educated at Mold Alun School and Staffordshire University. She joined the Evening Leader newspaper in her home town of Mold, Flintshire.

Jones worked on a variety of stories, from hard news to showbiz at the Sunday Mirror, then The Mail On Sunday and The Sun. She worked as editor of Smash Hits magazine in 2001, but returned to The Sun in 2002 to become its youngest columnist.[1] Jones was twice nominated for the UK Press Gazette Young Journalist of the Year Award, and the then editor of The Sun David Yelland described her as "the brightest young female voice in Britain".[1] She was axed from The Sun when Rebekah Wade replaced Yelland as its editor in 2003.[2]

Broadcast media[edit]

Jones was a regular contributor to radio and TV, twice co-presenting the National TV Awards for ITV2 with Tess Daly.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Emma Jones". BBC Wales. Archived from the original on 2008-05-18. Retrieved 2008-06-22. 
  2. ^ "Wade axes Sun's 'voice of youth'". The Guardian. 2003-01-15. Retrieved 2008-06-22.