John Vause Biography
John Vause is a skilled American currently working at CNN as a co-anchor of ‘CNN Newsroom from 12-2 am ET on CNNI. He is a multi-award-winning journalist for CNN International, based at the network’s headquarters in Atlanta.
John Vause Age|Birthday
How old is Vause? He is 52 years old as of 2023. Vause was born on August 22, 1968, in Townsville, Queensland, Australia. He celebrates his birthday on the 22nd of August every year.
John Vause Education
He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in American history from the University of Queensland.
John Vause Height|Weight
Vause stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs
John Vause Family|Parents|Siblings
Vause is born to Warren Vause and Jan Vause. He is said to have a sister whose identity is not revealed., however, he has not revealed information regarding his family members. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
John Vause Wife|Married
He is happily married to Tushka Bergen who is an actress. The couple has one child, Katie Vause, born in 2004. Bergen, who has worked in Australia, England, Germany, and the United States, is an Australian actress. In 1988, because of her appearance in Always Afternoon, she was nominated for the AACTA Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series. Beverley Bergen, an opera singer, and scriptwriter is her mother. Anthony Hose, a conductor, and pianist is her father.
John Vause Children
The couple has one child, Katie Vause, born in 2004, hence he has not disclosed information regarding his kid. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
John Vause Career
Vause has traveled the world, reporting from more than 30 countries for the past 25 years. He has also been based in Atlanta, Beijing, Jerusalem, Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland, Canberra, and Los Angeles.
He has witnessed the devastation caused by some of the world’s biggest natural disasters: Earthquakes in Haiti and China, bushfires, floods, and typhoons. In addition, he was one of the last reporters to interview former Pakistan PM Benazir Bhutto, returning to Karachi after she was assassinated.
He 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 while he was previously based in Los Angeles. He reports from the field, mostly covering the Israel-Hezbollah war from both Gaza and Jerusalem in 2014.
Vouse previously worked as the station’s correspondent in Jerusalem as well as a senior international correspondent based in Beijing, where he was responsible for covering China and the region. He has seen firsthand all the controversy surrounding the Beijing Olympics, winning an Asia TV award for his reporting. Vouse was also the first reporter to debunk false claims that then-presidential candidate Barack Obama attended a madrasah in Jakarta.
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He reported from the front lines of the Israel-Hezbollah war in n the Middle East, in 2006, winning an Edward R. Murrow award. In 2005, Vause was the last reporter in Gaza after the Israeli pullout. He was also in Ramallah when Palestinian Leader Yasser Arafat fell ill and later died, as well as in Jerusalem when Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was left incapacitated after suffering a stroke.
Vause was present when Palestinian suicide bombers launched a concentrated campaign against Israel in 2002. He also witnessed 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.
In 2006, Vause was the only international reporter who visited the scene when the leader of al Qaeda in Iraq, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, was killed by a U.S. airstrike. In addition, he spent months traveling through Iraq at the start of the U.S.-led invasion, with no embedded coalition forces, and was one of three anchors for CNN International based in Kuwait in the months leading up to the invasion.
just before traveling to Pakistan and then to Afghanistan for the fall of the Taliban, Vause was among the few journalists who reported from New York on the 9/11 attacks. Vause has seen firsthand Presidential inaugurations, Democratic and Republican National Conventions, Bill Clinton’s impeachment, the death of John F. Kennedy, Jr., mass shootings in U.S. schools, and gala awards from the Oscars to Grammys.
He has also interviewed Presidents and Prime Ministers, movies, music, and sporting stars but mostly ordinary people who do extraordinary things. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in American history from the University of Queensland.
John Vause Salary|Net Worth
He has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earned from his broadcasting career.
John Vause Social Media Platforms
Vause is very active on social media platforms and has over 24.8k followers on Twitter, 1k followers on Instagram, and over 4k followers on Facebook.