Mark Austin Biography
Mark Austin William is an English journalist and television presenter, who is currently, working for Sky News. However, he is famous as a former co-newscaster for the ITV Evening News alongside Mary Nightingale. Moreover, the former co-newscaster of the ITV news at Ten alongside Julie Etchingham. Apart from that, he presented the ITV documentary series Real Crime from 2008 until 2011. Additionally, he has presented The News Hour and Sky News on 6 parts of schedule changes on Sky News.
Mark Austin Age
Born in the year 1958 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England on the 1st of November. Currently, he is at the age of 63 years old as of 2021. He is yet to celebrate his 64th birthday this year 2022.
Mark Austin Height
However, he is a man of a tall stature according to his appearance. Currently, he is standing at a height of 6 feet 2 inches.
Mark Austin Weight
He is quite a heavyweight according to his appearance. According to his measures done, he is weighing a total of 95 kilograms.
Mark Austin Family
Unfortunately, as of now, we do not have any information regarding his family information. However, he was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Therefore he is British by birth.
Mark Austin Education
Basically, he was educated at Bournemouth School a state grammar school in the town of Bournemouth, in Dorset. Afterward Highbury College in the city of Portsmouth in Hampshire. However, we do not have further information leading to his educational background.
Mark Austin Career
So, he started his career in the media as a general reporter for the Bournemouth Daily. Afterward, he then joined the BBC as a newsroom writer, becoming a general news reporter in 1982. Eventually, he was made a sports reporter in the year 1985. He joined ITN, which produce the news for ITV in October 1986 as a sports correspondent.
So, he was given his first assignment on day one to cover England’s successful Ashes tour of Australia as well as the America cup. He covered all the major sporting events for ITV News including the Olympics. Apparently, he was one of the first British journalists to report from the Gulf during the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990.
Regardless, he has also covered the Bosnian crisis following the fall of Srebrenica. Luckily, his reporting won him a joint Gold Medal with fellow correspondent Paul Davies at the 1996 Film and television festival of New York. In 2001 he covered the attacks in New York and Washington before reporting on the War in Afghanistan.
Besides, he presented the first series of ITV reality series Survivor. Eventually, he became the chief presenter of ITV News when Trevor McDonald retired in 2005. However, he took up the role of presenting the flagship ITV News program. Nevertheless, he presented who killed my dad. The death of Terry Lloyd explained the death of his colleague Terry Llyod. Apart from that, he co-presented the program with Lloyd’s daughter Chelsey. Additionally, he presented Sky News live from Kyiv on the first day of the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Mark Austin’s Net worth
Over the years he has been active he has accumulated a lot of wealth from his career as a journalist. However, he has a total net worth of around $2 million to $4 million.
Presently, he is serving as a journalist and television presenter who is working for Sky News. Therefore he is earning a total of $100k to $800k.
Today he is in a wonderful marriage with his lovely wife namely, Catherine who is an A&E doctor. They live together in Haslemere, Surrey, and their three children Jack, Madeleine, and Beatrice.