John Vause Biography
John Darren Vause is an Australian media personality working as a presenter for CNN International. Based at the network’s headquarters in Atlanta, he co-anchors ‘CNN Newsroom’ from 12-2am ET on CNN and previously worked as the Los Angeles bureau chief for the Seven Network in Australia .
John Vause Age
Vause was born in August 22, 1968, in Townsville, Queensland, Australia.
John Vause Height
He stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
John Vause Nationality
He is an Australian.
John Vause Education
John attended Brisbane Boys College (BBC) in Brisbane 1981 – 1985 then earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in American history from the University of Queensland. and later started a Law Degree at JCU but didn’t complete.
John Vause Parents
He is the son of Warren Vause and Jan Vause. However, not much is known about his parents.
John Vause Siblings
He was brought up alongside his sister whose details are not disclosed.
John Vause Wife
John is married to Tushka Bergen , an Australian actress who has worked in Australia, England, Germany and the United States. In 1988, she was nominated for the AACTA Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini Series for her role in Always Afternoon. Her mother is Beverley Bergen, an opera singer and scriptwriter. Her father is Anthony Hose, a conductor and pianist. The duo exchanged their marriage vows on10 November 2003.
John Vause Children
Vause and his wife has a daughter together named Katie Vause who was born in 2004.
John Vause CNN
John Vause is a multi-award winning journalist for CNN International based at the network’s headquarters in Atlanta .He has traveled the world, reporting from more than 30 countries, and has been based in Atlanta, Beijing, Jerusalem, Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland, Canberra and Los Angeles. He has covered on world’s biggest natural disasters including Earthquakes in Haiti and China, bush fires, floods and typhoons. He was one of the last reporters to interview former Pakistan PM Benazir Bhutto, returning to Karachi after she was assassinated.
Previously based in Los Angeles, Vause has anchored some of the biggest stories in recent years on both networks including the Arab Spring, the Japan earthquake and tsunami, the death of Kim Jung Il and the U.S. government shutdown. He also continues to report from the field, most notably covering the Israel-Hezbollah war from both Gaza and Jerusalem in 2014. He previously served as CNN’s correspondent in Jerusalem followed by an assignment as senior international correspondent based in Beijing, where he was responsible for covering China and the region. He was there for all the controversy surrounding the Beijing Olympics, winning an Asia TV award for his reporting. He was the first reporter to debunk false claims then presidential candidate Barack Obama attended a madrasah in Jakarta.
In the Middle East, John reported from the front lines of the Israel-Hezbollah war in 2006, winning an Edward R. Murrow award. He was the last reporter in Gaza after the Israeli pullout in 2005. He was there in Ramallah when Palestinian Leader Yasser Arafat fell ill and later died, and he was there in Jerusalem when Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was left incapacitated after suffering a stroke. When Palestinian suicide bombers launched a concentrated campaign against Israel in 2002, Vause was there. He was also in the middle of the Israeli military campaign which followed, and was in Bethlehem for the 39-day long siege of the Church of the Nativity, His reporting of these events earned him the “Journalist of the Year” award from the Atlanta Press club in 2003.
When the leader of al Qaeda in Iraq, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, was killed by a U.S. airstrike in 2006, Vause was the only international reporter who visited the scene. He spent months traveling through Iraq at the start of the U.S.-led invasion, but unlike many reporters he was not embedded with coalition forces and was one of three anchors for CNN International based in Kuwait in the months leading up to the invasion. He was one of the few journalists who reported from New York on the 9/11 attacks, then traveled to Pakistan and then to Afghanistan for the fall of the Taliban.
John Vause Salary
He earns a salary of $250,000 annually.
John Vause Net Worth
His net worth is unknown.