Owen Jones

#57019
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
8, 1984
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
8, 1984 (age 34)
Birthplace
England

About

Known for his leftist columns in both The Independent and The Guardian, this prominent British journalist also contributed to such publications as Le Monde Diplomatique and The Sunday Mirror. In addition, he offered political commentary on the ITV, Sky News, and BBC television networks.

Before Fame

He earned an advanced degree in United States history from University College, Oxford. Before becoming a journalist, he worked as a lobbyist for trade unions and also conducted research for the British Labour Party.

Trivia

He wrote several politically-themed books, including Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class and The Establishment and How They Get Away With It.

Family Life

Born in Sheffield, England, he grew up in Falkirk, Scotland and Greater Manchester, England. He later settled in London.

Associated With

He and Victoria Coren both penned weekly columns for The Guardian.