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Athena Jones

Athena Jones Biography

Athena Jones is an American media personality and Journalist.  She is currently serving for CNN as a national correspondent based in New York. Jones joined the station as a general assignment reporter based in Washington in 2011.

Athena was previously a CNN’s White House journalist; during this time, she covered President Trump’s administration and life, airing in all of the station’s programs and platforms. She also worked for NBC as a White House producer.

Athena Jones Age

Jones was born on July 6, 1976, in Boston, USA.

Athena Jones Height

Jones stands at the height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.

Athena Jones Education

Jones graduated with the second distinction in Government from Harvard University. She also earned a Master’s degree in Journalism from Columbia University.

Moreover, she enrolled at Duke University and pursued Islamic studies at the American Research Center in Cairo, Egypt. She also gained knowledge in Spanish language, Literature and Arts, and European Politics at the University of Madrid Complutense in Madrid, Spain.

Athena Jones Nationality

Jones is of American nationality.

Athena Jones Ethnicity

Jones belongs to African American ethnicity.

Athena Jones Parents

Jones is the daughter of the late Gaynelle Griffin Jones, her mother, and Robert Jones, her father. Robert is originally from a family of sharecroppers in Louisiana; hence, when they were kids, Robert and his siblings grew up picking cotton.

Robert and Gaynelle, her mother, served as lawyers. Gaynelle was the first African-American woman who obtained a position in Texas with the First Court of Appeals. In 1993 She was also appointed as the first Black woman to be United States Attorney for the Southern District of Texas by President Bill Clinton. She died in 2013 after a long battle with cancer.

Athena Jones Siblings

Jones seems to live a low-profile life. As a result, no information is mentioned regarding his sibling’s details.

Athena Jones Husband

Jones has managed to keep her marital status out of the limelight, and due to that, the identity of her husband is yet to be disclosed.

Athena Jones Children

Jones is quite secretive regarding her private life, and she has not mentioned her children’s identities.

Athena Jones CNN

Athena works for CNN as a national correspondent in New York. She joined the station as a general assignment reporter based in the Washington bureau in 2011. Before, she was the station’s White House correspondent, reporting on President Trump and his administration for all of CNN’s programs and platforms. As a general assignment reporter, she has broadcasted on politics and on widely on general events and stories for all media in the network, from breaking news to stories nationally. She has also appeared in debates, for instance, over immigration reform, the Affordable Care Act, the war against ISIS, and debt and budget matters, not forgetting also the protests against Ebola, the #MeToo movement, police brutality, the Covid-19 virus, arts, weather events, and Supreme Court decisions,

Previously, Jones was a White House producer with NBC, where she wrote packages, produced story segments, and reported on air for MSNBC and NBC News. She covered the presidential campaigns of then-Senators Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama during the 2008 election cycle for NBC and the National Journal. Before her work at NBC, Jones served as a freelance segment producer for CNN. In addition, from 2001 to 2003, she worked as a reporter for Reuters based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she covered the Argentine presidential elections, the farm industry, the collapse of the country’s economy, and other general news stories. Before Reuters, Jones reported on politics and the economy in both Chile and Argentina for Bloomberg News.

Athena Jones Cancer

In 2012, Jones was diagnosed with DCIS breast cancer. She had to undergo surgery, and the surgery became a success and became cancer free. Unfortunately, she was diagnosed for the second time with triple-positive, invasive breast cancer in 2015. She decided to undergo chemotherapy and began the procedure in February 2016. Afterward, she was declared cancer free after chemotherapy and radiation treatments.

Athena Jones Hair

Jones has been noticed wearing black wigs in her photos.

Athena Jones Networth

Jones earns an estimated annual salary of USD 66,000. Her net worth is approximately USD 1 million.

Athena Jones’s Social Media

Instagram: Jones (@iamathenajones)