Mark Austin Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, Sky News

Mark Austin is a preeminent English journalist presently serving as a television presenter at Sky News. He is best known as the former co-newscaster for the ITV Evening News alongside Julie Etchingham, and Mary Nightingale.

From 2008 until 2011, Austin presented the ITV documentary series Real Crime. He presented The News Hour and Sky News at 6 from September 24, 2018, as part of schedule changes on Sky News.

Mark Austin Age

Mark Austin was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom on November 1, 1958. He is 63 years old.

Mark Austin Height

Austin stands at an average height of 6 ft 2 inches (Approx 1.88m).

Mark Austin Education

He attended and graduated from Bournemouth School in the town of Bournemouth, in Dorset. Later, Mark joined Highbury College in the city of Portsmouth in Hampshire and graduated with his degree.

Mark Austin Family

Mark was born to his loving father and his caring mother in Portsmouth, Hampshire, the United Kingdom. However, he has not uttered paramount intel with reference to his devoted parents or whether he has any siblings. Therefore, as soon as he shares the details we will update you on this section.

Mark Austin Wife

He is a married man to his loving and caring wife called Catherine Austin. She serves as an A&E doctor. As a duo, they live together in Haslemere, Surrey, with their three amazing children, two pretty daughters namely Beatrice, and Madeleine, and one stunning son named Jack.

Mark Austin Salary

Mark receives an annual salary of $87,446 per year. This is according to Sky News anchors’ and reporters’ salaries.

Mark Austin Net Worth

Austin has an approximate net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million.

Mark Austin Career

At this present moment, Mark serves at Sky News as a television presenter. He has presented The News Hour and Sky News as part of schedule changes on Sky News since September 24, 2018.

Mark started his career in the media on the Bournemouth Daily Echo (1976–1980) and served as a general reporter. Austin then joined the BBC as a newsroom writer.

In 1982, Mark became a general news reporter. In October 1986, He joined ITN, which produces the news for ITV. There, he served as a sports correspondent.

On day one, Austin was given his first assignment to cover England’s successful Ashes tour of Australia and the America’s Cup. For four months, Mark stayed in Australia and unexpectedly found himself reporting on the “Spycatcher” trial during this time. He has covered all the major sporting events for ITV News. This includes football news, rugby internationals, the British Open, Wimbledon, cricket, and the Olympics.

During the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, Mark was one of the first British journalists to report from the Gulf in 1990. It was announced that Mark would be replaced on the ITV Evening News in August 2009 by Alastair Stewart so that he would focus on his duties on News at Ten replacing Trevor McDonald. He presented Who Killed My Dad? The Death of Terry Lloyd on March 22, 2013.

On December 6, 2013, He fronted a tribute program Nelson Mandela: His Life and Legacy after his death the previous day. Mark was replaced on ITV News at Ten by Tom Bradby in October 2015. Austin shifted back to the ITV Evening News. There, he presented news alongside Mary Nightingale.

On December 22, 2016, He presented his last program. In April 2017, he joined LBC Radio for a series of guest shows across the Easter weekend. Austin was announced to be joining Sky News on April 24, 2017, as a U.S. correspondent. Mark co-presented a one-off documentary for Channel 4 alongside Madeline, his daughter in August 2017 called Wasting Away: The Truth About Anorexia. Mark began presenting The News Hour with Mark Austin in September 2018 on Sky News. Also, he presents Sky News at 6.

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