Jon Williams Biography
Jon Williams is a media personality serving as the Managing Director of RTÉ News & Current Affairs. Previously, he was the Managing Editor for international news at ABC.
Jon Williams Age
He was born in Liverpool. However, his age is unknown.
Jon Williams Height
He is tall in stature but his height is undisclosed.
Jon Williams Nationality
Williams was born and brought up in Liverpool. Nevertheless, his nationality is not known.
Jon Williams Education
In 1988, Jon graduated from the University of Manchester with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Politics & History.
Jon Williams Parents
There is no information about his parents. He hasn’t also revealed whether he has siblings or not.
Jon Williams Wife
Despite being a media personality Jon has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight. Therefore, it is unknown whether he is married, single, or in a relationship.
Jon Williams RTÉ News
Jon is a Managing Director of RTÉ News & Current Affairs, Ireland’s national broadcaster based in Dublin. Until 2017, he spent four years in New York as Managing Editor for international news at ABC. He led the network’s reporting of the war against ISIS, and the world’s fight against Ebola in West Africa as well as the terror attacks across Europe, and the continent’s refugee crisis, which earned him a third Emmy.
Before moving to New York, Jon spent seven years as World Editor at the BBC, where he managed a staff of 200 people in 30 different countries, shaping the organization’s news coverage and strategy. Jon has traveled extensively to Afghanistan, China, and the Middle East. He also led the BBC’s coverage of the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq, the Israel-Lebanon War, the 2008 Olympics, and the U.S. presidential elections.
In 2007, the BBC’s coverage of the Israel-Lebanon conflict won an international Emmy. He also oversaw the organization’s reporting of the civil war in Syria, which was honored with the 2013 News Emmy, as well as the International Prize by the Royal Television Society.
As the executive running international field operations, Jon led crisis response teams following the murder of one colleague by terrorists in Saudi Arabia, the five-month kidnap of another, and two separate incidents in Syria all of which ended with the safe return of those detained.
A passionate defender of press freedom, Jon sits on the board of the global advocacy organization, the Committee to Protect Journalists, and is a trustee of the International News Safety Institute.
Jon Williams Salary and Net Worth
His salary and net worth are under review.
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