John Vause

Inside Biography


John Vause is a popular Australian Journalist who currently presenter of CNN International, based in Los Angeles. He was chosen for the Emmy Award for his Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story.

Vause was the Los Angeles Bureau chief of the Seven Network in Australia. Before that, he was also the senior reporter for the network in Jerusalem. Moreover, Vause presented the coverage of CNN International of Iraq War from Kuwait.

Early life and education

John Vause was born as John Darren Vause on 22 August 1968, in Townsville, Queensland, Australia. He belongs to white ethnicity and holds an Australia nationality.

Vause is the son of Warren Vause and Jan Vause. He grew up with his sister.  

Vause joined the Brisbane Boys College in Brisbane from 1981 to 1985. He enrolled at the Queensland University where he holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with overall 3.9 GPA.

Vause also joined to study a Law Degree at JCU but has not completed.  


Vause is one of the journalists who has traveled the world in search of true stories. He is in the field of Journalism from about 25 years. 

Vause has reporting experience for international issues because he in 25 years has been transferred to total 30 countries. Some of his known international CNN appearances include senior international correspondent based in Beijing, where he was engaged for reporting China and the region. 

Vause is also reported Beijing Olympics and won an Asia TV award for his reporting. He also covered some biggest stories like the a s sa s sination of Be - r Bhutto in Pakistan.

Before Beijing, he was further transferred to Jerusalem and was a part of the team which received an Edward R Murrow Award for CNN's coverage of the Israel-Hezbollah war in the summer of 2006. 

Before shifting to Israel, he covered the death of Ya s ser Arafat and the rise of Hamas, the Israeli withdrawal from Gaza and the attack on the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem. In 2003, he earned a lot of appreciation for presenting CNN International's coverage of the Iraq War from Kuwait.

Personal life

John Vause married Tushka Bergen on 10 November 2003. His wife Tushka is an Australian actress who has worked in Australia, England, Germany and the United States.

John and Tushka welcomed their first child, Katie Vause born in 2004. Currently, they live in LA after moving from Atlanta in the USA.

Net worth

John Vause might have earned a huge amount of salary from his journalism career. He is paid around $250 thousand for reading the news every night. His current net worth is yet to be disclosed but is believed to be more than a million. 

by Bchrome, 07 Jun, 2017

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