Tony Jones is an Australian television news reporter, political journalist, radio and television presenter and also a writer.
As one of Australia’s most respected journalists, Tony Jones bought over 20 years of award-winning journalism to the table. He is better known for his incisive interviews on the breaking news.
Tony has also won several awards and earned an honorable name in the field of media. He is further known for Lateline, Dateline and Q&A.
Before returning to ABC team, Tony worked for Australian Broadcasting Corporation as a radio current affairs cadet on the AM, PM and The World Today programs. Then, he joined the Four Corners program as a reporter in 1985 and SBS program, Dateline in 1986.
In 1990, Tony moved to London to work for ABC as current affairs correspondent. He worked at ABC for most of his life, where his most controversial program was Q&A.
In 2006, Tony worked for Lateline highlighting the stories that provided the catalyst for the Northern Territory Intervention, which he felt proud of.
Even as of now, he regularly hosts national figures, including the politics, culture, and the arts to discuss national agenda issues and respond to questions from a particular audience.
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Furthermore, as the average salary of a journalist is estimated at around $40K, the honorable journalist has probably accumulated a hefty net worth throughout his career.
Married Life With Wife & Family
Tony met his wife, Sarah Ferguson, for the first time on a cricket field. While their primary-school-age sons were playing for the same team, Tony and Sarah were talking on the sidelines. Tony knew Sarah was an incredibly accomplished journalist who kept a low profile.
The journalist with a tall height of 6 feet (1.83 meters) later met Sarah at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris and fell head over heels for her. At that time, he needed a researcher, so he hired Sarah for the job.
Working together, Tony developed more intense feelings for Sarah and decided to reveal his feelings to her. Soon, they started dating, and a year later, the couple got married.
From their previous relationship, both Tony and Sarah have kids, and they have one son together. They built a beautiful family together with their children (three sons).
The couple keeps their private life away from the public’s eyes. They rarely disclose any pictures together with each other or with their family.
Tony Jones with his wife, Sarah Ferguson on 7 April 2013 (Photo: Sarah Ferguson's Twitter)
The above post made by Sarah is a very rare picture of the couple enjoying their time together. The couple must be thinking about celebrating 26 years of married life. And, their relationship is still going strong.
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At age 63, Tony plans to step down from his role as the presenter of ABC by the end of 2019. As of today, he has his mind made up to travel to Asia with his wife, Sarah.
Tony Jones was born on 13 November 1955 as Anthony William Jones.
He attended Newington College (1970-1974) to complete his higher education and later studied English and Anthropology at the University of Sydney.