Jonathan Swan Biography
Jonathan Swan is a political reporter for the Axios news website in the United States. Swan is the son of Norman Swan, a physician, journalist, and radio and television broadcaster. In 2021, he received an Emmy Award for his interviewing skills.
Jonathan Swan Age
How old is Swan? Swan is 36 years old as of August 7, 2021. He was born on August 7, 1985, in Australia, the United Kingdom.
Jonathan Swan Education
He graduated from Sydney Grammar School in Sydney.
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Jonathan Swan Height | Weight
He stands 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs around 78kg.
Jonathan Swan Nationality
Swan is a British national and citizen by birth. He was born in Australia, the United Kingdom. HE is of mixed ethnicity/heritage/ancestry.
Who is Jonathan Swan’s Mother | Family
Jonathan Swan is the son of Scottish-Australian journalist, physician, and radio and television broadcaster Norman Swan. His mother’s identity is unknown to the general public. Jonathan comes from a family of journalists, with both his uncle and aunt working in the field. He is still an Australian citizen, but he intends to become a citizen of the United States of America.
Jonathan Swan’s Wife | Marriage
He has been married since September 14th, 2019, to fellow journalist and reporter, Betsy Woodruff, who works for Politico.
Jonathan Swan’s Net Worth
Swan the 36 year old celebrity has an estimated net worth of 2 million dollars.
Jonathan Swan AXIOS |Career
Jonathan began his journalism career at the age of 25 as a national political reporter for Fairfax Media in his home country of Australia. He was based in Canberra and worked as a political correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald. He moved to the United States of America in 2013 for an academic fellowship, which led to him working as a Congressional aide. Jonathan joined the campaign team for the American news website “The Hill” in August 2015. In December 2016, he joined the news website Axios as a national political reporter in the United States, where he frequently covered Trump’s presidency. As a result of his work for AXIOS, he has broken several stories about the Trump administration.
For instance, he was the first reporter to break the story on the U.S. pulling out of the Paris climate deal, Trump’s plan to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, that Steve Bannon’s job was about to end, and that Trump would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals executive action policy. He was also at the top of the story that Paul Ryan, the former Speaker of the House was retiring from Congress. This has made Jonathan be known as an insider reporting on the White House power struggles, with coverage of Oval Office conversations.
Jonathan Swan Awards
♦ 2016 – He was named as one of “16 Breakout Media Stars” by Politico.
♦ 2014 – Jonathan was awarded the Wallace Brown Award for a most outstanding young journalist for his work as a member of the Sydney Morning Herald in the Canberra Press Gallery, U.S.