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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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. US-UK Immigration: The Same But Different

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor in Washington. Immigration is dominating debate because Barack Obama has chosen the issue as his first battlefront against the newly Republican-dominated Congress. Conservatives are enraged as the President prepares to bypass the legislative ...

  8. Cosby Stays Quiet Amid Assault Allegations

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Washington Correspondent. Suggestions the 77-year-old former star of The Cosby Show might have been guilty of sexually assaulting a number of women in the past have long swirled in the background, but a number of factors ...

  9. Navy SEAL Describes Moment He Shot Bin Laden

    Posted by - Joey Jones, in Washington DC. The ex-serviceman was one of the fabled Seal Team Six that carried out the 2011 raid on the Al Qaeda figurehead's home in Abbottabad, Pakistan. But the highly controversial interview on Fox ...

  10. UKIP On Course To Bruise Labour And Tories

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor. However, it lacks the one element that sows terror in the hearts of UKIP's political opponents - shock value. The Carswell defection in the dog days of summer silly season really did have ...

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