Sarah Jones is living her dream, appearing front and centre on FOX Sports' AFL & cricket coverage all year round. Years of hard work have established her as one of Australia's most polished sporting hosts.
Meet Sarah Jones, a highly respected and popular TV host with over two decades of experience in the industry. She is known for her trailblazing role as the first female to host an AFL match on television and the first female to host a final, paving the way for women in sport.
Sarah joined FOXTEL in 2001 and has since covered a range of major sporting events, including The Ashes, Melbourne Cups, World Swimming Championships, and The Commonwealth Games. She was a key part of FOXTEL’s Vancouver Winter Olympics team and a prime-time host for the Logie-winning London Olympics coverage, which she counts as a career highlight.
As a lifelong football lover and the granddaughter of Essendon legend Jack Jones, Sarah speaks passionately about the game. She is one of FOX Footy’s much loved hosts, spearheading Thursday night football and presenting blockbuster games across the weekend.
Known for her astute interviewing skills, Sarah regularly chats with the biggest stars in the game. She has hosted numerous AFL finals, Anzac Days, and Queens Birthday marquee matches for FOX Footy.
Sarah was part of ICC Coverage for the Women’s T20 World Cup in 2020, hosting games that were broadcast into millions of homes around the world and has covered England’s Ashes tours of Australia.
FOX Footy rely on Sarah to host their broadcasted major events and awards nights including the AFL Hall of Fame, All Australian and MVP awards. In addition to her sports broadcasting prowess Sarah is a sort after MC, regularly hosting corporate events for the likes of ANZ, Victoria Chamber of Commerce, and the RACV to name a few.
Sarah first hosted Netball for FOX Sports in 2014 and has hosted international broadcasts featuring the Australian Diamonds.
Sarah grew up on the Murray in Echuca and now lives in Bayside Melbourne with her husband and two daughters. She’s an active mum that loves keeping fit and getting her girls Mila and Halle involved in all that Melbourne has to offer. Beyond her career in Sports broadcasting and corporate event hosting, Sarah has a degree in journalism graduating from RMIT with honours in 2003, an extensive journalism background and a strong news sense.
She is also an ambassador for Lexus and Tempur and has partnered up with her much loved Melbourne Vixens. Sarah is an avid book lover and regularly shares book recommendations and reviews on #SarahJones’BookDiary which you can find on Instagram and TikTok.
I first dreamt of being a sports broadcaster as a six year old watching the Olympics. Sport is in my blood and it’s such a privilege to have front row seats to the best sporting action in Australia. Sport really is the best reality TV and I absolutely love being part of it