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. In The Margins: Peterborough, A Two-Horse Race

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor. You might say it is a seat that today feels how bellweather seats used to feel. Straightforward in a way that so few marginals are in this election: the Conservatives hold it; Labour ...

  2. Miliband And Cameron Arrive For Live Showdown

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor. The 90-minute Battle For Number 10 programme, which starts at 9pm tonight, is part traditional interview and part questioning by a studio audience. After winning a coin toss, Mr Miliband has elected to ...

  3. Ed Miliband Arrives To Face Live Showdown

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor. The 90-minute Battle For Number 10 programme, which starts at 9pm tonight, is part traditional interview and part questioning by a studio audience. After winning a coin toss, Mr Miliband has elected to ...

  4. Miliband And Cameron Prepare For Live Showdown

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor. The programme, which starts at 9pm tonight, is part traditional interview and part questioning by a studio audience. After winning a coin toss, Mr Miliband has elected to appear after the Prime Minister ...

  5. £20m Fund Created To Curb Russian Interference

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor. The "Good Governance Fund" - some £20m in 2015-16 - is aimed at strengthening democratic institutions in areas that are fearful of Russia's influence. As well as £5m already earmarked for Ukraine, money will ...

  6. Turbulent Waters For Lib Dems In Borders Seat

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor. The seat was held by Michael Moore by more than 5,000 votes in 2010 but Lib Dem fortunes have dwindled since, and the Scottish National Party (SNP) resurgence leaves a whole new ...

  7. Tory Opportunity As Lib Dem Stalwart Retires

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor. The main problem for the party is that for those 42 years one man has run the show - the MP Alan Beith - and he is retiring. The timing of his departure from the ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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