Sarah Jones (Journalist) Biography

Sarah Jones is an Australian-born television presenter and sportscaster. She currently works for Fox Sports and hosts Fox Cricket’s BBL coverage and Fox Footy’s AFL coverage after completing her responsibilities as the Fox Sports News reporter and host.

Early Life

Sarah Jones was on born 24th June 1982 and was brought up in Echuca, Victoria, to her loving and caring parents, Tony (father) and Chris (mother). She is one of five children born to her parents. The whole family had to see an accident while going in a car. It was in 1990 when the vehicle crashed, and the father, Chris, lost his life.

At that time, Sarah was the only child not there in the car, and the siblings managed to escape. Sarah Jones and her grandfather, Jack Jones, have always supported the sports club. Her grandfather is a premiership player at the Bombers and has also been involved with the tour guide at the club’s former headquarters at Windy Hill. Similarly, Sarah is a supporter of Essendon Football Club.

Sarah Jones Career

When Jones was 17, she gained practical work experience at Seven Network, where she worked on a project during the 2000 Sydney Olympics. After studying journalism at RMIT, she joined the Fox Footy Channel as a reporter in 2002. She later became a presenter and reporter at Fox Sports News, primarily focusing on covering AFL and cricket. Jones also contributed to Foxtel’s coverage of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics and the 2012 London Olympics. Following this, she worked as a reporter during Fox Sports’ coverage of Big Bash.

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Jones hosted AFL Tonight on Fox Sports News in 2016 and later worked as a boundary rider for Fox Footy’s AFL coverage. During that same year, in June, she temporarily replaced Eddie McGuire as the studio host of Fox Thursday Night coverage after McGuire made sexist comments on the radio. As a result, Jones assumed the hosting duties on Thursdays for the remainder of the season.

In 2018, her responsibilities grew as she co-hosted “On The Mark” alongside Kelli Underwood and Neroli Meadows, both female broadcasters. As a result, Jones took on additional duties, such as hosting Fox Footy’s match-day coverage, primarily on Thursdays and Saturdays, and during the AFLW season. Furthermore, she hosted Fox Footy’s Grand Final Day preview during her time as the AFLW host. Jones also acted as the master of various award ceremonies, such as the All-Australian Awards, the AFLPA MVP, and the Australian Football Hall of Fame.

Jones became a host and boundary reporter for Fox Cricket in 2018, during its BBL coverage, following the network’s reacquisition of cricket rights in Australia.

Sarah Jones (Journalist) Biography

Real Name Sarah Jones 
Birth Date 24 June 1982
Age (as of 2023) 40 Years
Birth Place Echuca, Australia
Profession Journalist
College Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 56 kg  –  in Pounds –  123 lbs
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue


Father Tony 
Mother Chris

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is her husband? Leigh Carlson
Children Two (Mila & Halle)
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Personal Life

Sarah Jones is a happily-living married woman. She is the mother of two girls, Mila (b. 2015) and Halle (b. 2017), and her husband’s name is Leigh Carlson. Her husband is known to be working as a producer at Fox Footy.

Social Media

Sarah is available on social media like Instagram. She has her Wikipedia page on her name. Talking about her Instagram profile, she goes by sarahjonesfoxfooty, with an official and verified account. She describes herself on her Instagram page as a mother, wife, sports personality, or a bigger sports fan.

Sarah Jones Net Worth

As of April 2023, Sarah Jones’ net worth is no official description. We assume that she is well-equipped with financial support. She has been in the professional field since the age of 17. Indeed, she is earning a net worth of around $3 million.


  • When not working on sports, Sarah spares her time for running and reading books.

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