Jane Ferguson is a journalist of Irish and British origin. Since June 2015, she has worked as a Special Correspondent for PBS NewsHour. She is also a New Yorker contributor. Jane began working at the station in April of 2018. She also writes to the New Yorker with analysis and reportage. She previously worked at Al Jazeera Media Network for three years and four months as an International Correspondent for Al Jazeera English.
Jane Ferguson Age
Jane Ferguson was born in County Armagh, Northern Ireland, in the United Kingdom on September 15, 1984. She is 37 years old.
Jane Ferguson Height
Jane stands at a height of 5 ft 6 in/1.71 m tall
Jane Ferguson Family
Jane was born in County Armagh, Northern Ireland, to a loving father and mother. Jane is a secretive person, and because of this, she has kept facts about her family (parents and/or siblings) private. Furthermore, she grew up on a small farm near the northern-southern border.
Jane Ferguson Husband
In 1994, Jane marries her husband Rainer Luedecke. Hedi, the couple’s daughter, was born. Previously, at the age of 19, she married Alex Makim, who worked as a stablehand on her father’s farm. The pair moved to the Alex family’s 9,000-acre estate in Australia, where they eventually split up. Ayesha and Seamus were Alex and Jane’s two children.
Jane Ferguson Education
Jane went to The Royal School in Armagh before moving on to The Lawrenceville School in New Jersey. Jane was a postgraduate scholar for a year. She enrolled at the University of York in 2004 to earn a bachelor’s degree in politics. She graduated in 2007 and served as Deputy editor of the student’s Newspaper, “Vision”.
Jane Ferguson Salary
Jane receives an annual salary of $80,150.
Jane Ferguson Net Worth
Jane’s approximate net worth is $1 Million.
Jane Ferguson Career
Jane began her career as a foreign freelance correspondent for CNN International, reporting from the Middle East and Africa from 2010 to 2011. Jane worked as a frontline reporter, reporting independently on important security topics in the region such as Al Qaeda affiliates in Yemen, West Africa, and Somalia, as well as piracy. Furthermore, when famine was declared in Somalia in 2011, she was the first international broadcaster in the country.
In October 2011, she joined Al Jazeera Media Network as an International Correspondent for Al Jazeera English. She covered regional wars and politics in Syria, Yemen, Israel, Palestine, Jordan, Somalia, Mali, Bangladesh, Egypt, and Afghanistan, among other places. She also worked as an undercover reporter in Yemen after the country’s president’s ouster in November and December 2011. In August 2013, she reported the Egyptian military government’s onslaught on demonstrators in Cairo.
Since June 2015, she has worked as a Special Correspondent for PBS NewsHour. She is also a New Yorker contributor. Jane joined the station in April 2018, focusing on US foreign policy in the region, insurgency organizations, humanitarian crises, and geopolitical trends. She previously worked at Al Jazeera Media Network for three years and four months as an International Correspondent for Al Jazeera English. In addition, from August 2020 to January 2021, she was the McGraw Professor of Writing at Princeton University.