Athena Jones Bio, Age, Height, CNN, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Husband

Athena Jones Bio, Wiki

Athena Jones is an American Anchor/reporter working for CNN serving the station as a Correspondent and Reporter. She has been working with this station since July 2011. 

Athena Jones Age

Jones is 46 years old as of 2022. She was born on July 6, 1976, in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

Athena Jones Height

Jones stands at the height 5 feet 6 inches tall.

Athena Jones  Education

Jones is a proud graduate of Harvard University as well as Columbia University. She graduated cum laude from Harvard with a bachelor’s degree in Government. From Columbia University, she earned a Master’s degree in journalism. Jones has also been a student at the Complutense University of Madrid where she studied European politics, arts and literature, and the Spanish language. Also, she studied Islamic studies at the American Research Center in Cairo, Egypt, with Duke University.

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Athena Jones  Career

Jones works at CNN where she serves as a Correspondent and Reporter. Before, she served as a White House correspondent. Where she covered President Donald Trump and his administration for all of CNN’s programs and platforms. She began as a general assignment correspondent at CNN. Over the years with CNN, Athena has covered politics and multiple general news stories for programs across CNN from national stories to breaking news. Additionally, Jones has reported on the coronavirus pandemic, the Ebola epidemic, protests against police brutality, debates over immigration reform, and weather events.

She has also covered the Supreme Court decisions and the #MeToo movement. Prior to joining CNN, Athena worked for NBC News as a White House producer. There she was responsible for writing packages, producing story segments, and reporting on air for NBC News as well as MSNBC. In addition to that, she reported on the presidential campaigns of then-Senators Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, during the 2008 election cycle for the National Journal as well as for NBC.

Before joining NBC, she worked for CNN as a freelance segment producer. For 3 years (2001-2003), Jones served as a reporter for Reuters based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. There she reported on various general news stories such as the collapse of the country’s economy, the farm industry, and the Argentine presidential elections. Before Reuters, she served at Bloomberg News as a reporter where she covered politics and the economy in both Argentina and Chile.

Athena Jones’s Net Worth

In Jones’s career as a Correspondent and Reporter, she has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $500,000 and $1.3  Million.

Athena Jones Salary

He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.

Athena Jones’s Parents and Siblings

Jones was raised with her loving parents, Robert Jones (father) and Gaynelle Griffin Jones (mother). Her dad hails from a family of sharecroppers in Louisiana. Both of Jones’s parents were lawyers. Her mom was the 1st African-American woman to get a position with the First Court of Appeals in Texas. Also, in the year 1993, she was appointed as the 1st Black woman to be U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Texas by President Bill Clinton. It was so unfortunate that Jones’s mom died in the year 2013 after a long battle with cancer. Jones has siblings, whose identities are unknown at the moment.

Athena Jones Husband/ Spouse

Jones manages to keep information regarding whether or not she is in marriage private. An update of her marital status will be done when available.

Athena Jones Kids

Jones manages to keep information regarding whether she has any children away from the public. However, an update regarding her children will be done once available.

Athena Jones CNN

Jones works at CNN where she works alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Phil Mattingly
  2. Suzanne Malveaux
  3. Patrick Oppmann 
  4. Ryan Nobles
  5. Paula Newton
  6. Chad Myers
  7. Jeanne Moos
  8. David McKenzie
  9. Oren Liebermann
  10. Alex Marquardt

Athena Jones Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

She is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 5k followers, around 3k followers on her Facebook page, and about 4k followers on her Instagram account.