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Mark Stone

Mark Stone

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Mark Stone Biography

Mark Stone is a British media personality currently serving as a US correspondent for Sky News. He was formerly Europe Correspondent for the same network.

Mark Stone Age

Born on 29 January 1979 he is 43 years old.

Mark Stone Height

His stature details are yet to be updated.

Mark Stone Nationality

He is a British national.

Mark Stone Education

Mark was educated in the United Kingdom. He attended Hawtreys School in Wiltshire and later enrolled at Cheltenham College. In 2001 he obtained his BA from the University of East Anglia.

Mark Stone Family

His parents’ identities are not revealed. However, he has a brother, Lt-Col. Guy Stone, Welsh Guards who is currently a Brigade Major, Household Division, responsible for all ceremonial State Visits to the UK by foreign heads of state.

Mark Stone Wife

Mark is a Husband and a Dad of three kids. However, his wife’s identity as well as that of the kids is not revealed.

Mark Stone Sky News

The British journalist is currently a US correspondent for Sky News. He previously worked for the organization as the  Europe Correspondent between 2015 and 2019 and also as the Asia Correspondent in 2012 as well as being the Middle East correspondent. He joined Sky News as a producer in 2005 and became a reporter two years later.

Mark earlier joined the London Bureau of ABC News, the news division of the American Broadcasting Company, in 2002, as a producer.

Spending almost a year living in Baghdad, Iraq he covered the capture of Saddam Hussein and the growing insurgency in Iraq. His reporting made him be part of a team that won an Emmy for their coverage.

The journalist has reported from different localities in the UK and around the globe, including the ongoing conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libya to the 2011 riots in London.

During the deployment of the British Army in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province in July 2006, he became one of the first British journalists to embed with the soldiers and met the former KGB spy, Alexander Litvinenko in London, two weeks before he was poisoned. He also covered Mr. Litvinenko’s death and its wider implications in detail.

Reporting extensively from Libya in 2011 on the wrangles against Muammar Gaddafi, the NATO intervention, and the subsequent death of Muammar Gaddafi, Mark spent 6 weeks.

While filming a report about the 1989 protests in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in March 2013, Mark and his cameraman were detained after being accused of not having the right accreditation. They broadcast live from a police van as it drove them away for questioning and later were released after several hours of interrogation. 4 months later the same year he traveled to North Korea as part of a select group of journalists granted access to the reclusive country. Together with his Sky News team produced the first-ever live international broadcasts from events at locations around the capital Pyongyang, allowing viewers a real-time glimpse inside North Korea.

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Having been in the field of journalism for far too long and with so much experience, the stone is also recognized for his reporting on some of the coverage that hit the world’s news headlines such as; the extensive coverage of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in 2014, Europe’s migration crisis between 2015 and 2017, the November 2002 United States presidential election, where he attended the Four Seasons Total Landscaping press conference where he informed Rudy Giuliani that all of the American networks had called the race for Joe Biden.

In June 2021, Stone was criticized for a social media exchange in which he appeared to explain or excuse antisemitism in the United Kingdom; he subsequently apologized and stated that this was not his intention

Mark Stone Awards

He was recognized by the Royal Television Society in 2014 when he was shortlisted for RTS Journalist of the Year alongside Bill Neely and Jeremy Bowen.

His coverage of migration across Europe in 2016 formed a central part of Sky’s Emmy award-winning report of the same year.

The journalist’s coverage in Burma, North Korea and China has also been recognized by the OneWorld Media Awards.

He was nominated and shortlisted in 2011 for an award by the Royal Television Society for his innovative use of mobile journalism in his coverage of the London riots.

In 2004, working for ABC News, Stone and his team were awarded an Emmy for their coverage of the Iraq War.

Mark Stone Salary And Net Worth

His salary and net worth are under review.

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