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. Miller's Gone But Bad Signals Remain For PM

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor. The story had dragged from day to miserable day for MPs, plunging them back into the story they hate most - expenses - and confronting them with the enduring hostility and suspicion of constituents. As ...

  2. Grisly Resignation Calls But Miller Sits Tight

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor. A significant factor in the story (particularly given the distinct lack of ferocity from the Labour leadership) has been the consistent media onslaught, some of it doubtless fuelled by bad blood between newspapers ...

  3. Ed Miliband To Make EU Referendum Pledge

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor, and Anushka Asthana, Political Correspondent. The key initiative from the Labour leader is what he calls a "new lock" which means no in-out referendum unless there is a transfer of powers from the ...

  4. Lib Dem Conference Hears Familiar Mantras

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor. Themes and messages are tried and tested. Most familiar of all is a call for the further uprating of the income tax threshold from Danny Alexander. It is a policy that has come ...

  5. PM Wades Through Water On 'Campaign Trail'

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor. The big difference as he hops from helicopter to train to government limousine is that whereas when on a political campaign it is always hard to put one's finger on the actual ...

  6. Lord Rennard Affair: A Turmoil Like No Other

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor. It is a toxic combination: labyrinthine party structures, a messy disciplinary process and a leader who has only himself to blame for not dealing with the harassment claims when they first emerged. Nick ...

  7. Faint Signs Of Consensus On Heathrow Expansion

    Posted by - Joey Jones. With the publication of Davies' interim report, the grass is thinning. The options are clearer, and so, too, is the shape of the political challenge ahead. The Conservatives and Labour have both managed to get themselves ...

  8. MPs' Pay Rise: Cue Stand-Off Then Showdown

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor. They have been greeted with a political hue and cry, as party leaders fall over themselves to attack the plan and to call on Ipsa chairman Sir Ian Kennedy and his colleagues to ...

  9. Westminster To Be Engulfed In Latest Pay Row

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor. After consultation upon consultation, the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority has published its final recommendations. They are supposed to take the politics out of the issue of MPs' pay, and point a way to ...

  10. Pay Row Is Latest Controversy Engulfing MPs

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor. After consultation upon consultation, the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority is due to publish its final recommendations. They are supposed to take the politics out of the issue of MPs' pay, and point a ...

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