Jonathan Swan Biography, Age, Mother, Wife, AXIOS, Career, Awards

By | March 31, 2024

Jonathan Swan Biography

Jonathan is a journalist serving as a political reporter for the American news website, Axios. The name Axios is driven from the Greek name ἄξιος (áxios), that means “worthy”. Jonathan hails from Australia. Before serving for AXIOS, Jonathan before served at the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, then The Hill.

How old is Jonathan Swan?

He was given birth to in 1985 in Australia. Swan is 35 years old as of August 7th 2020.

Jonathan Swan’s Family

Jonathan is a son to Norman Swan, a Scottish-Australian journalist, physician, radio and TV broadcaster. His mother is not a public figure. Jonathan originates from a family of journalists, with his uncle and aunt also being invested in the profession. He is still an Australian citizen but has ambitions to become a citizen of the United States of America.

Who is Jonathan Swan’s Marriage

His family is Jewish, from Jonathan’s father to the AXIOS reporter himself. He has been in marriage since September 14th, 2019, to other journalist and reporter, Betsy Woodruff, who are employed by Politico.

Jonathan Swan’s Career in Journalism – AXIOS

Jonathan started his profession in journalism at the age of 25, in his home country of Australia as a national political reporter for Fairfax Media. He was focused in Canberra while also serving for The Sydney Morning Herald newspaper as a political correspondent. Come 2013, he moved to the USA for an academic fellowship that then led to him serving as a Congressional aide.

Come August 2015, Jonathan came to the campaign group for the American news website “The Hill”. In December 2016, he got to the news website, Axios, as a national political reporter in the United States. Mamy times airing the Trump presidency. As such, he has brought up many stories about the Trump administration as he works for AXIOS. For example, he was the first reporter to break the story on the United States withdraw out of the Paris climate deal, Trump’s programme to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, that Steve Bannon’s work was about to come to an end, and that Trump would end the postponed Action for Childhood Arrivals executive action policy. He was in charge of the story that Paul Ryan, the former Speaker of the House was retiring from Congress. This made Jonathan famous as an insider reporting on the White House power struggles, with airing of Oval Office conversations.

Jonathan Swan Awards-recognition

  •  2016 – He was named as one of “16 Breakout Media Stars” by Politico. He got the recognition as a result of the attention from both Democratic and Republican officials.
  •  2014 – Jonathan was awarded the Wallace Brown Award for most outstanding young journalist for his work as a member of the Sydney Morning Herald in the Canberra Press Gallery, U.S.

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