Jonathan Samuels

Broadcast Journalist

Jonathan Samuels

Jonathan Samuels has been a broadcast journalist for over 25 years and is currently a Sky News presenter.

He began his career at BBC Radio Cornwall and then moved into regional television. He was Chief Correspondent for Channel 5 News before becoming a Sky News foreign correspondent, based in Sydney.

As a reporter he was in Chicago when Obama won his first election, covered the missing miners in Chile, protests in Hong Kong and Bangkok, tsunamis, bushfires, floods, terror attacks and royal tours.

He covered the Michael Jackson trial and the search for missing plane MH370. He was in Rome when Italy became the first country outside China to go into Covid lockdown.

More recently he anchored live coverage of the fall of Kabul, partygate, platinum jubilee, deaths of Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth, and council and by-election results.

When not working Samuels is a keen traveler, plane enthusiast and author – his first novel is out any decade now. He is married with two children.


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