Jane Ferguson Bio, Age Net Worth,  Husband, Education, Awards And Salary

By | June 25, 2021

Jane Ferguson Biography

Jane Ferguson is an Irish-British award-winning international journalist and Special Correspondent for PBS NewsHour. www.newyorker.com

Jane Ferguson Age

Ferguson was born in County Armagh, Northern Ireland. However, the actual calendar of her birth. This section shall be updated once information publicly known. .

Jane Ferguson Career

Jane, Based in Beirut, reports for the NewsHour from across the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia.

Jane Ferguson Salary

Jane Salary is estimated to be between 55,584 USD to 59,807 USD,annualy.,related to a reporter salary at PBS Newshour.

Jane Ferguson Net Worth

Jane’s net worth is estimated to be between 1 million USD to 5 million USD. These includes her assets, money, and income. Her primary source of income is her carer as a television personality. Through her vast sources of income, she has been able to accumulate good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle

Jane Ferguson Family

Jane was born and brought up by her parents in Nothern Ireland. The background of her parents and other family members is not known publicly. This section shall be updated once information is available.

Jane ferguson Husband

Jane started by dating Alex Makim ,who worked on her father’s farm as a stablehand.The coupled stayed together for four years at the age of 19,then relocated to the Makim’s family 9,000 acre ranch in Australia.The pair seperated,and jane later got married to Rainer Laudecke in 1994. .

Jane Ferguson Children

Jane and Alex were blesed with two children ,Seamus and Ayesha before they seperated in 1988,later remarried Rainer Laudecke, again blessed with a daughter ,Heidi,in 1994.

Jane Ferguson Education

Jane Schooled at The Royal School Armagh, before attending The Lawrenceville Prep School in New Jersey. She got back to the UK to study English Literature and Politics at the University of York.

Jane Ferguson Career CNN

Jane started off her career as a contracted freelance foreign correspondent for CNN International as of 2010 through 2011. She reported from the Middle East and Africa. Living in the UAE at the time, she as well reported to the CNN Abu Dhabi bureau. She also worked alone, filming, producing, and reporting stories from Yemen, Somalia, and Sudan.
Jane’s reporting focused on Al Qaeda offshoots and franchises across the horn of Africa and Yemen. She was also the first international broadcaster on the ground in Somalia when famine was declared in 2011 and reported from northern Yemen during the 2009 conflict between the Yemeni government and Houthi rebels.

Jane Ferguson Al Jazeera

As from 2011 to 2014 Jane worked as an international correspondent for Al Jazeera English. She reported from across the Middle East, she as well covered major stories including the ‘Arab Spring’, the war in Afghanistan, the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, and Syria’s civil war.

In February 2012,Jane was the first correspondent for the network to enter rebel-held Syria. She got smuggled across the border from Lebanon into the Syrian city of Homs, where she filmed, produced, and reported an exclusive series from the restive Bar Amr neighborhood.

Same year, she reported from Yemen as Arab Spring protests spread and dictator Ali Abdullah Saleh got forced to step down. In 2013, she was made Afghanistan correspondent and spent almost a year based in Kabul, reporting extensively from across the country

Jane Ferguson PBS NewsHour

In 2015 she started reporting for PBS NewsHour as a special correspondent. She covered the battle against ISIS in Iraq in 2016, reporting from the front lines over the conflict, embedded with Iraqi Army troops, American forces, and Shia militia.

She earned a citation from the Overseas Press Awards of America from her reporting. In 2017 she reported from inside South Sudan on the civil war and famine gripping the country.

She was as well twice smuggled into rebel-held Yemen where her exclusive reports exposed famine conditions amongst the population as a result of the war. Her reporting from Yemen won the 2019 George Polk Award and Emmy was nominated for a Peabody and shortlisted for a Livingston Award.

Discover more from

Subscribe to get the latest posts to your email.

Category: USA

About Otis

Otieno is is an experienced writer with the skills for his unparalleled storytelling and insight. Born and raised in Kakamega, Kenya, Otieno developed a passion for writing from an early age.

Leave a Reply