Alex Jones's Biography

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In 2011, Alex Jones followed in the footsteps of her The One Show co-host Matt Baker and her predecessor as The One Show host Christine Bleakley in becoming a contestant on Strictly Come Dancing.

She was paired with James Jordan. They were eliminated in the semi-finals.

Alex Jones replaced Christine Bleakley on The One Show in July 2010.

Heralding from Ammanford, Carmarthenshire in West Wales, Alex Jones was educated at a Welsh-speaking school, and then studied Theatre, Film & TV studies at Aberystwyth University.

She worked in television as a researcher, before she got her front-of-camera breakthrough presenting shows on the Welsh language channel S4C.

She also became a regular presenter on Real Radio GMG.

As well as The One Show, Alex Jones has presented Eurovision and Let's Dance for Comic Relief on BBC1, and BBC Proms in the Park 2011 in Wales for BBC Cymru Wales.

On 31 December 2015, Alex Jones married Charlie Thomson.

The following year they announced that Alex was pregnant.

The news came just weeks before her programme Fertility and Me was scheduled for broadcast on BBC One.

In January 2017, she gave birth to a baby boy.

In July 2017, the BBC revealed that Alex Jones earned over £400,000 from licence fee revenue in their financial year 2016/7.

In August 2020, BBC Radio Wales announced that it would broadcast Sunday Mornings with Alex Jones from 6 September for six weeks.

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