John Vause Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Education, CNN, Daughter, Nationality, Salary, Net Worth

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John Vause Biography

John Vause is an Australian presenter of CNN, based at the network’s headquarters in Atlanta. He is the co-anchor of ‘CNN Newsroom’ from 12 am to 2 am ET. The multi-award-winning journalist formerly worked as a senior international correspondent (Oct. 2008 – Sep. 2010), Beijing correspondent (Dec. 2006 – Sep. 2008), Jerusalem correspondent (Oct. 2003 – Dec. 2006), and also an anchor/correspondent – in Atlanta (Dec. 2000 – October 2003).

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John Vause Age

Vause was born on August 22, 1968, in Townsville, Queensland, Australia. He celebrates his birthday annually on August 22 and he’s 54 years old.

John VauseHeight

He stands at 5 feet 8 inches tall.

John Vause Family

Vause was born to his parents Jan Vause and Warren Vause.

John Vause Wife | Daughter

Tushka Bergen is the wife of Vause. Bergen is an Australian actress who has worked in different countries including the US, Germany, England and Australia. She was nominated for the AACTA Award in 1998 for Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series for her assignment in Always Afternoon. Beverley Bergen is her mother, she is a scriptwriter and an opera singer. On the other hand, her father is Anthony Hose, a pianist and a conductor. On November 10, 2003, the couple exchanged their marriage vows. Vause and Bergen are parents of their daughter, Katie Vause (b. 2004).

John Vause Education

After completing his high school education at Brisbane Boys College, the Multi-award-winning journalist Vause attended James Cook University in 1986 and at the same time, he was enrolled at The University of Queensland, in North Queensland, Australia. He later graduated from Queensland University with a Bachelor of Arts in American History.

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Vause is a multi-award-winning journalist working for CNN International. Based at the network’s headquarters in Atlanta, he is the co-anchor of ‘CNN Newsroom’ from 12 am to 2 am ET on CNNI. The multi-award-winning journalist formerly worked as a senior international correspondent (Oct. 2008 – Sep. 2010), Beijing correspondent (Dec. 2006 – Sep. 2008), Jerusalem correspondent (Oct. 2003 – Dec. 2006), and also an anchor/correspondent – in Atlanta (Dec. 2000 – October 2003).

For the past two and a half decades, Vause has traveled the globe, reporting from more than thirty countries, and has been based in LA, Canberra, Auckland, Melbourne, Sydney, Jerusalem, Beijing and now Atlanta. He has discerned firsthand the destruction brought by several of the world’s largest natural calamities including bush fires, typhoons, floods and Earthquakes in China and Haiti. While heading back to Karachi after she was assassinated, ex-Pakistan PM Benazir Bhutto was interviewed with Vause as one of the last reporters.

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Vause was based in LA, Vause has anchored a couple of key stories in modern years on both networks such as the U.S. government shutdown, the passing of Kim Jung Il, the Japan earthquake and tsunami, and the Arab Spring. Also, Vause continues to report from the ground, most importantly covering the Israel-Hezbollah battle from both Jerusalem and Gaza in 2014. He formerly served as the network’s correspondent in Jerusalem prior to an assignment as a chief international correspondent based in Beijing. As a senior correspondent, he was in charge of covering China and the region. Vause was there throughout the disagreement surrounding the Beijing Olympics, resulting in winning an Asia TV award because of his reporting. in conclusion, he was the 1st reporter to debunk untrue claims that then-presidential candidate Barack Obama attended a madrasah in Jakarta.

Vause won an Edward R. Murrow award during his time in the Middle East, where he reported from the military line of the Israel-Hezbollah war in 2006. Following the Israeli pullout in 2005, he was the last reporter in Gaza. He was present in Ramallah when Palestinian Leader Yasser Arafat fell sick and later passed away. When Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was left debilitated after suffering a stroke, Vause was present in Jerusalem. Vause was present during the time when the Palestinian suicide bombers launched a concentrated campaign against Israel in 2002. Also, he was present in the center of the Israeli military campaign which came after and was in Bethlehem for the 39-day long siege of the Church of the Nativity. His reporting of such events gained him the “Journalist of the Year” award from the Atlanta Press Club in 2003.

When the commander of al Qaeda in Iraq, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, was murdered by a U.S. airstrike in 2006, Vause was the main international reporter who visited the scene. He spent several months moving through Iraq at the beginning of the U.S.-led invasion, but unlike most reporters, he was not attached to coalition forces and was among the three anchors for CNN International based in Kuwait in the months leading up to the invasion. Besides, Vause was one of the few journalists who reported from New York on the 9/11 attacks, followed by a move to Pakistan and then to Afghanistan for the fall of the Taliban.

Vause has been present at Presidential inaugurations, Democratic and Republican National Conventions, Bill Clinton’s impeachment, the passing of John F. Kennedy, Jr., mass shootings in U.S. schools and gala awards from the Oscars to Grammys. He’s had face-to-face meetings with Presidents and Prime Ministers, movies, music and sporting personalities– but mostly local people who do remarkable things.

John Vause Awards

  • Vause was the recipient of an Edward R. Murrow award because of his reporting on the Israel-Hezbollah war in 2006.
  • He was the winner of the “Journalist of the Year” award from the Atlanta Press club in 2003.
  • Vause was awarded an Asia TV award due to his reporting on the controversy surrounding the Beijing Olympics.

John Vause Leaving CNN

Previously Vause served as the CNN’s senior international correspondent in Beijing, before leaving the network. In October 2010 he returned to the network’s headquarters in Atlanta, to anchor CNN International’s “World Report” news program.

John Vause Nationality

Vause is an Ausralian citizen.

John Vause Salary

Vause earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $110,500.

John Vause Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million.

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