Besides presenting for the Leeds United, Emma Louise Jones is a radio presenter for the Breakfast show on Signal 1 Official channel. Keep on reading to learn more facts about Emma Jones.
Emma Louis Jones is a wonderful TV presenter born in 1990 meaning that Emma Jones age is 30 . She was born in Northwich, U.K. She is the presenter for Leeds United at the moment.
The first interesting fact about Emma Jones is that she wasn’t always planning on being a reporter, let alone being a football club presenter. As hard as it is to believe, it is true.
The sexy blonde admitted that she didn’t even liked football when she was growing up. Emma talked about her job on Leeds United TV enthusiastically, “I never used to be a football fan.
But since doing Leeds I’ve become one! The atmosphere, passion and buzz rubbed off on me very quickly and now I’m the noisiest spectator watching from the gallery.”
Let’s dig up some more facts about Emma Jones, more specifically and learn more about Emma Louise Jones early life and biography.
Emma Louise Jones is a native of Northwich, therefore she studied at a local high school called Leftwich High School which is for students between the age 11 to 16. After high school she attended Sir John Deane's Sixth Form College in the same area to be close to her family.
She studied A levels in the following subjects: Sociology, Psychology, Travel, and Tourism in Sir John Dean’s College. Soon after college she went to study at Sheffield Hallam University. She earned her degree in journalism form there.
Jones later talked about her academic studies: “After my degree in journalism from Sheffield Hallam, I left university and thought I should probably do something, I knew I wanted to do something in journalism, but I didn't know what to do or how to go about it.
I was recommended to do a Masters, so I took a year out, worked in a call center to save up to pay for it, had a look around, and found the Broadcast Journalism degree at Staffordshire University. It came highly recommended.”
So, she went to Staffordshire University to study broadcast journalism for her masters. At the same time, she worked for multiple Radio news channels. She got work experience from Channel 5 in London and Key 103.
After leaving Staffordshire University, she wasn’t yet ready say goodbye to the academy. She was very grateful for the services and education they offered her that she would come back from time to time to hold motivational talks with the students. She talks with them about the real broadcasting industry and how to survive in the employment world.
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She did an interview with local paper of the university, “I genuinely feel like the luckiest person in the world, doing my dream job,” Emma said. “I have Staffordshire University to thank for that.
When I left the University, I was fully equipped to work in broadcast journalism and have worked hard to get where I am today. I would do anything for Staffs and have done a talk with the undergraduates about how to get into the industry. I want to give back to a University that gave me so much.”
After graduating from the university, she worked for a number of Radio and news channels. In 2017 she was recommended a job from a friend that worked for Leeds United TV.
She sent a video for the initial interview and finally got the job. She claimed that this job was her dream job to be working for the LUTV. After joining the Leeds United TV in 2017, Emma became extremely popular among Leeds fans.
She caught fans’ attention recently during England’s World Cup warm-up win against Costa Rica. They constantly were tweeting about the foxy blonde and about the fact that she got the perfect spot for watching the game behind the dugouts.
Now that after 16 years Leeds United is back at the game again and in the English Premier League, she is appearing on the screens more often. People are asking who she is and want to know more about her and her career.
Jones is supposedly single at the moment. However, Emma Jones’ personal life is extremely private and so are her relationships; therefore, we can’t say for sure whether she’s single or not. It seems like she is mainly focused on her career at the moment.
There is no information available regarding Emma Jones’ parents or children. However, fans and better say stalkers of Emma don’t seem so happy about her being single and they are trying hard to find someone to hook her up with. The more famous she gets the more she has to be dealing with the ugly side of the fame that was forced on her.
In 2016, some people had used her pictures to make a fake Tinder (the dating app) account. Based on an interview with The Sun, someone even said that her name was Anna and that she worked at the supermarket company Morrisons. Some other used her photos to pretend to be flight attendants and shop assistants to get dates.
Early in 2020, apparently, someone made a fake account with her photo again which had some shocking and funny details.
Fabulous Emma Louise Jones, shared the fake profile with her 148k Twitter followers with the caption saying, “I’m not even sure where to start with the inaccuracies on this fake Tinder profile”. On the profile it said that Emma is a 40-year-old cleaner and has four young boys! The fake Emma is looking for drinks, dates, walks & cuddles. But seriously who doesn’t like to spend a cuddle date with this gorgeous babe?
The page didn’t just end here, it went on: “Looking for a cheeky chappy who can make me laugh & treat me like a princess, I like being spoilt and also like to spoil my partner.” The details on this profile is just outrageous it claimed that she went to Aberystwyth University but Emma went to Sheffield Hallam to study journalism.
Fans were frustrated but they kept on joking about it. One said: “No time to be looking at fake profiles, Emma, those 4 kids aren’t gonna feed themselves! x”
Others joked: “Looking bloody fabulous after having 4 children. Tell us your secret.”
Here are some lesser known facts and news about Emma Jones that you would probably wish you didn’t know.
Emma also talked about all the teasing she gets every day. People asking and requesting her photos. She shared that just a few days after the fake profile she received a strange message from a fan who was willing to pay her £400 for photos of her feet.
It went: “Hey Emma. My partner is really into feet and finds you very attractive. He's also a Leeds Utd fan. Would you be ok in sending me a few photos of your feet for £400? He'll love the soles and any hard skin you have. Lou xxx.”
She said in an interview: “The message is a bit rank, but I get inundated with the bizarre on a daily basis on social media, but each to their own I suppose.”
“I've had weird messages from people asking me to send them my shoes and stockings, but asking for pictures of the hard skin on my feet is a whole different ball game – I just hope it was written in jest!”
Regarding Emma Jones body measurements, she once tweeted: “The email address on my profile is for work enquiries. Please do not email with requests for photos of my feet or any body part, as you will not get a reply.”
Although she is mainly known for presenting of the Premier League team Leeds United TV, she is a presenter of other channels too. She is a co-host for the breakfast show from the Staffordshire and South Cheshire radio station Signal 1. In addition to her busy work schedule she added another hosting job.
She co-hosts BBC Radio 5 Live’s 606 football phone-in show. Her co-worker for the show is Robbie Savage. She also works as a presenter for Squawka and the bookmaker William Hill plc.
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While finishing her masters she went to do work experience placement for Channel 5 in London and Key 103. Both hired her to do freelance job after she graduated.
Read on to find about some interesting facts about Emma Jones’s early job experiences before she realized what her dream job was.
She had to cover and report hard news and interviews which she soon realized it wasn’t for her. She couldn’t do hard news reporting.
She explained: “Hard news used to upset me. I went to cover someone’s death and I ended up crying with the family and it broke my heart. It wasn’t for me. After that I knew presenting was my thing.”
Jones soon got a job producing nine traffic and travel reports for drivetime and breakfast radio shows. “It was my break because it’s what I worked towards for two years,” Emma said.
After a year, a friend told her about the position in Leeds United and she went there to send her demo. She was working at Viking FM in Hull at that moment.
During her two years at the FM, she received a call from Leeds united requesting a video audition piece for a presenter role for their digital streaming channel Leeds United TV.
“I was working really hard, doing my presenter job at Viking during the week and then heading to Leeds for match days on the weekend. I don’t think I slept for five years.
But I knew I didn’t want to be in Hull for more than two years so when I heard Signal 1 were looking for a new co-presenter, I went straight for it. Since September 2017 I’ve been doing the breakfast show while still working for LUTV, where I’ve just finished my first full season.”
On a recent game against Liverpool on 12 September, Leeds United had the control of the game with a 3-3 draw until Mo Salah scored the winning goal. The game ended 4-3. After the game Emma drove the Whites’ fans crazy by tweeting this: “Anyone available to check my heart?”
Jermaine Beckford, the former Leeds United footballer, dared to joke in reply: “How many inappropriate messages are you expecting to get on the back of that tweet?!”
Many fans commented the following responses: “You're going to have queues longer than the Great Wall of China.”
Or they commented: “There's going to be some very interesting replies to this.”
Another fan said: “I think half the world would jump at that opportunity.”
Emma is greatly loved and adored by fans all over the world. Below you can find some interesting facts about Emma Jones relationship with fans and how important she thinks her job is for the club.
In an interview done by All Leeds TV, the interviewer asked her is the media side a big thing in the club and she gave a response as such: “Yeah, it seems to be. Because it’s an easy way of connecting the fans to the club and basically getting the club outside. Because as you know there are fans all the parts of the world and it’s a way to make them feel like they’re a part of it.”
When asked if all the clubs are connecting to their fans she said: “I kinda like to see that happen. Because I think it’s a great way of communicating with the fans and allowing them in. We do live in a world of social media”.
About her matchday routine she said she does do a little research before interviews and learn about everything she should: “I do, I google everything I need about the team they are going to play with and figure things out, then we come here and set up a little meeting and chat with the players and interview them.”
Another interesting fact that you might want to know is that she has worked with the Leeds United legend from 1960s and when asked about her experience about working with him she answered as below: “He is the nicest, warmest, and loveliest person.
I was a little nervous when I wanted to meet him because obviously, he is a legend. He was so welcoming, and also, you probably know him and I talk a lot, it helps me. He is the nicest person you could wish to work for. I love him. I love him. He’s great.”
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After all the teasing she got from the so-called fans, she was asked if she thinks the women sports presenters are not taken seriously.
Jones replied, “I think that’s the minority. I think you have to accept the nature of the job, male or female. Not everybody’s going to be as you want them to be. You have to sort of acknowledge it but you have to let people know you’re not gonna accept it”.
She brilliantly explained how “The overwhelming majority of people” just want to see you do the work. So, it’s important to focus on that rather the minority, who could be literally anyone and could say something to you, just don’t take it personally.
She got the opportunity to apply for the job at Leeds United and she took it and she did it beautifully: “Whilst in Hull, I managed to get a job on Leeds United TV, presenting their matchday shows”. During her career at Leeds she developed a talent for TV presenting.
For a person who never watched football before, she has exceptionally succeeded in her job. She is now an expert in covering all the events related to the Leeds United, from their dominance in the Championship to their excellent performance in the Premier League.
As mentioned, Emma is pretty busy but how much is she getting paid for her hard-work? How much is Emma Jones’ net worth and salary?
With considering all the programs she hosts and the fact that she’s been freelancing for other networks like Channel 5 and Greater Manchester station Key 103, and with Leeds United now in the Premier League, she has the net worth of approximately $500,000.
Jones is mainly responsible for before and after match interviews for the streaming service. She is accompanied by the co-host Rich Williams for hosting the LUTV live program.
The duo performs together on other programs and they are more than just associates, as Emma joked about, “I like to believe we are mates after so many years.”
Williams and Jones have a humorous podcast together called Score the Next Door, which is available on Spotify, Apple Music and audioalways.com website. The podcast revolves around people’s outrageous stories about their neighbors. It has had 3 episodes so far and people liked it.
So, basically people go write their “outrageous” tales about their neighbors on Emma Jones social media and the host reads and rates them. The higher the rate is the more outrageous the neighbor is.