Colleen Jones Profile
Colleen Jones is a Canadian Curler/Reporter working at CBC News Network serving as a Sports Reporter. She joined CBC News Network over 27 years ago and has been reporting on a variety of stories. However, her first love had always been in sports reporting.
Colleen Jones Career
Jones happens to be a Reporter working for CBC News where she serves the station as a Sports Reporter. In the course of her career, she has covered Commonwealth Games, Canada Games, and 8 Olympic Games. This was when he was based out of Halifax. Jones attended St. Patrick’s High School. This was before joining Dalhousie University but never graduated. She opted to start working in broadcasting in her native Halifax.
She is popularly known as the skip of two women’s world championship teams and Six Tournament of Hearts Canadian women’s championships. These include an unprecedented four titles in a row and held the record for most Tournament of Hearts wins. They are from when she won her 67th game in 1994 until her eventual 152 wins were eclipsed by Jennifer Jones in 2021.
Being a Hall of Fame curler she was privileged to win a record six Canadian Curlin Championships and has won two World Curling Championships. Jones is an avid cyclist, biking across France in 2012. She states that she realizes she would never be Tour De France ready. Away from work, she is a smoothie maker and coffee connoisseur, and an inspiring yoga.
The year 2018 saw her finish second to Sidney Crosby in a listing of the greatest 15 athletes in Nova Scotia’s history. Later on, in 2019, she was named the third greatest Canadian curler in history in a TSN poll of broadcasters, reporters, and top curlers.
Colleen Jones Age
Jones was born on December 16, 1959, in Halifax, Nova Scotia as Colleen Patricia Jones. She is therefore 63 years old as of 2022.
Colleen Jones Height
Jones stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Colleen Jones Family
Jones was born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada in a family of curlers. She previously informed people that her mother was suffering from Alzheimer’s. While growing up, her father taught her and her eight siblings to ride a bicycle, sail and go out. She was raised alongside her seven sisters and one brother. We will update this information once more information regarding his family is available to the public.
Colleen Jones Husband
Jones is married to her husband, Scott Saunders who happens to be an engineer. The duo are proud parents to their two children, Zach Saunders who is a proud graduate of Dalhousie Law School and Luke who is on a tennis scholarship at the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga. The duo are also proud pet parents to their dog Brutus.
Colleen Jones Salary
Being one of the top Reporters for CBC News Network Colleen earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Colleen Jones’ Net Worth
Jones has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a Curler/Reporter.
Colleen Jones Curling
When Jones was around 14 years old, she joined the Mayflower Curling Club. There, she found success in competitive curling from an early age, playing skip for the St. Patrick High School curling team. When she was just about 19 years old, she won the first of her 16 Nova Scotia curling titles. This led them to compete in the Canadian championships where she was privileged to finish second.
Later on, she joined the university but opted out in order to start work in broadcasting in her native Halifax. Back in the year 1982, she went on to become the youngest skip at the age of 22 to ever win the Canadian women’s curling championship but a career, marriage, and a family slowed down her competitive curling.
Colleen Jones CBC News Network
Jones is working at CBC News Network where she works alongside other famous anchors, meteorologists, and reporters including;
- Andrew Nichols
- Christine Birak
- Diana Swain
- Heather Hiscox
- Jeannie Lee
- Johanna Wagstaffe
- Michael Serapio
- Scott Peterson
- Suhana Meharchand