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Hannah Vaughan Jones

Journalist, host and Emmy-nominated international broadcaster

Hannah Vaughan Jones is a journalist, host and Emmy-nominated international broadcaster - anchoring live television news for CNN and Sky News.

Hannah has broadcast on location from across the UK - covering terror attacks, General Elections and referenda. In May 2018, Hannah anchored from Windsor for the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. She regularly interviews leading politicians, philanthropists, activists and campaigners in the public and private sectors.

Hannah is a sought after public speaker with a particular interest in international development and global health. She hosted panels on FGM and girls’ education at Women Deliver 2019 in Vancouver, Canada. Earlier in the year, Hannah moderated the inaugural WHO Partners Forum in Stockholm, Sweden. Previously, Hannah single-handedly hosted the CHOGM Malaria Summit London 2018 attended by some fifteen Heads of State, Bill Gates and HRH the Prince of Wales. This event was followed by moderating the opening session of the 71st World Health Assembly in Geneva - interviewing DG Dr Tedros and Rwanda President Paul Kagame before the gathered Member States.

Hannah has spoken and written publicly about infertility and her own struggle to conceive. In late 2019 she and her husband, BBC newsreader Lewis Vaughan Jones, welcomed their son “Sonny” after fifteen rounds of IVF treatment. Hannah remains a passionate advocate of girls’ education and women’s health, in particular sexual and reproductive rights worldwide.