Joey Jones

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Joey Jones is Sky News Deputy Political Editor. Since joining the political team in 2007, Joey has become a respected analyst of the Westminster scene and has developed a unique way of scrutinising Prime Minister’s Questions and other set-piece events, reviewing MPs' performances with detailed video analysis.

In 2009, he was nominated for the RTS Specialist Journalist award.

During the 2010 General Election, Joey accompanied David Cameron’s campaign and subsequently co-authored a book about the election and the formation of the government with Political Editor Adam Boulton entitled Hung Together.

Joey broke the stories of the resignations of Jacqui Smith and Hazel Blears and shadowed David Cameron throughout the 2010 General Election.

Joey went to school in Exeter, then studied History and English at Jesus College, Oxford. He was a reporter at BBC Radio Devon from 1997-1998, before moving to report for the Euronews channel, based in Lyon, from 1998-99.

Joey began working at Sky News in 1999 and became a full-time member of staff in 2002. Joey is a big jazz fan, enjoys cooking and plays the tenor saxophone.

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Articles by Joey Jones

  1. Green Leader's Cock-Up Will Have Consequences

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor. The only problem is the coverage has been almost uniformly negative. The wound is entirely self-inflicted. The Green Party leader Natalie Bennett, confronted by the wily and experienced LBC anchor Nick Ferrari, managed ...

  2. Parties Well Aware Of Dangers Of Revelations

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor. Within an hour one had been suspended from his party, and both referred themselves to the parliamentary standards commissioner for investigation. It has been a while since the MPs expenses scandal convulsed Westminster ...

  3. Labour 'Listened Far Too Late' To Scots' Anger

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor. Jim Murphy spoke to Sky News hours ahead of the publication of polling which showed Labour is trailing the Scottish National Party in a battery of the marginal seats. Constituency polls carried out ...

  4. In The Margins: Crucial Election Battlegrounds

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor. Here he focuses on concerns about housing in Thurrock, Essex, one of the 150 seats that could play a deciding role in May's General Election. THURROCK There is a widespread assumption that ...

  5. Sombre Paris Reflects On Days Of Violence

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Sky Correspondent. But relief is only part of the story. The immediate trauma appears to be over, but the Charlie Hebdo shootings and subsequent events have raised huge questions that will reverberate through French society for ...

  6. Blair's Backing For Miliband Is A Thorny Issue

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor. Following the publication of an interview with the Economist which the magazine says "casts doubt on his party's chances of winning the next election", he has tweeted to say his remarks have ...

  7. Blair: A Supporter, Not A Slavish Supporter!

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor. Following the publication of an interview with the Economist which the magazine says "casts doubt on his party's chances of winning the next election", he has tweeted to say his remarks have ...

  8. Road To Recovery? A Few Potholes Ahead

    Posted by - Joey Jones. There is nothing a constituency MP likes more than explaining to local people that a bottleneck is going to be relieved or a long-awaited bypass constructed. In this case, it would appear the Lib Dems and ...

  9. Road To Recovery? A Few Potholes Yet

    Posted by - Joey Jones. There is nothing a constituency MP likes more than explaining to local people that a bottleneck is going to be relieved or a long-awaited bypass constructed. In this case, it would appear the Lib Dems and ...

  10. Road To Recovery? There's A Few Potholes Yet

    Posted by - Joey Jones. There is nothing a constituency MP likes more than explaining to local people that a bottleneck is going to be relieved, or a long-awaited bypass constructed. In this case, it would appear the Lib Dems and ...

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