Mark Austin Bio

(Journalist , Television presenter)

Relationship Statistics of Mark Austin

What is Mark Austin marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Mark Austin have ? (name): Three {Jack(son), Madeleine(daughter), and Beatrice(daughter)}
Is Mark Austin having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Mark Austin gay ?: No
Who is Mark Austin wife ? (name): Catherine Austin

More about the relationship

Mark Austin married Catherine Austin and has been living with their 3 children Jack(son), Madeleine(daughter), and Beatrice(daughter) in Haslemere, Surrey, England.

Who is Mark Austin?

English journalist and television presenter Mark Austin is currently working as a U.S. correspondent for Sky News.

Austin is best known as the former co-newscaster for the ITV Evening News, alongside Mary Nightingale, and the former co-newscaster of the ITV News at Ten, alongside Julie Etchingham. From 2008 to 2011, He also presented the ITV documentary series Real Crime.

Mark Austin: Birth Facts, Family, Childhood

Mark Austin was born on November 1, 1958, in London, England. His birth name is Mark William Austin. There is no information on his parents and siblings.

Mark Austin: Education History

Austin did his schooling from Bournemouth School, a state grammar school in the town of Bournemouth, UK. He got enrolled at Highbury College, in the city of Portsmouth for his further education.

Mark Austin: Early Professional Life, Career

Mark began his career in the media as a reporter on the Bournemouth Daily Echo in 1976. He then joined the BBC as a newsroom writer and became a news reporter in 1982.

Mark then joined ITN in 1986 began covering sports events all over the world for ITV News. He then went on to cover various wars and crises in different parts of the globe.

Mark Austin received a promotion in 2002 and he then began working in the program, ITV Evening News, and later became the chief presenter of ITV News in 2005.

He has also presented several reality programs and other television programs such as Survivor, Manhunt – Solving Britain’s Crimes, Who Killed My Dad? The Death of Terry Lloyd, Nelson Mandela: His Life and Legacy, Good Morning, and so on.

Mark Austin worked with ITV News for around thirty years. He parted ways with the network at the end of 2016. He then joined Sky News and currently works at the network as a U.S. correspondent.

Mark Austin: Lifetime Achievement and Awards

For his cover of the Bosnian crisis, Mark was awarded a Gold Medal at the 1996 Film & Television Festival of New York.

For his report on the drug scandal affecting three British sportsmen at the 1992 Summer Olympics, he received the first prize in the Sports News category in 1993 at the Royal Television Society Awards.

Similarly, his story on the Mozambique floods in 2000, earned him an International Emmy award in the US. He was also awarded a BAFTA for his coverage of the Haiti earthquake in 2010.

Mark Austin has also bagged the award of The RTS Presenter of the Year Award two times, in 2014 and in 2015.

Mark Austin: Salary and Net Worth

The exact salary figure of Mark Austin has not been disclosed in any available source, his net worth has been estimated to be around 3 million dollars.

Mark Austin: Rumors and Controversy

(Aug 22, 2017)  Newsreader Mark Austin admitted that he messed up by ignoring his daughter Maddy’s anorexia battle as she reveals she thought her family would be better off without her. He revealed that he had almost destroyed his relationship with his daughter.

(27 October 2016), Austin confirms his departure after a 30-year career with the broadcaster, telling me he’s leaving his ‘friends and colleagues’ at ITV News with a ‘heavy heart’.

The seasoned newsman will remain on-air at ITV News until the end of the year. Rumors are that he has already lined up a lucrative role at Sky News, ITN’s biggest commercial rival.

Mark Austin: Description to Body

Mark Austin is 6.2ft tall and weighs 89 Kgs. He has short grey hair and brown eyes.

Mark Austin: Social Media Profile

He has gained numerous fans through his career as a television presenter. Mark Austin is active on Twitter has around 71K followers.

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