Originally from Aberaeron, Ceredigion, Chris Jones started his career as a cameraman, working all over Wales, Europe and the world for clients as diverse as BBC, S4C, The weather channel, Malaysian TV, ZDF and many many more. Chris has also been responsible for filming and directing a number of different programmes and promotions for S4C and various and numerous clients including WTN, ZDF, Saudi TV, Welsh Tourist Board, Welsh language board, Ty Hafan, WWF, Welsh Assembly, Taste of Wales, Motor Neurone Disease Association, NCH, Chinese Tourism board and the Welsh National Opera.
Chris Jones joined the weather presentation team at S4C in the summer of 1991 and nineteen years later, Chris continues to enjoy the daily challenge. 2011 will be his 20th year as a weather presenter.
Chris Jones lives by the coast in the Vale of Glamorgan. Chris' interests include trekking, kayaking and surfing, volunteer and charity work, gardening, learning to play the drums and learning Italian......and of course, the weather, especially extreme weather, his dream is to travel to America to follow tornadoes!
Chris is a regular contributor on Radio Cymru/Wales and his hosting/MC work includes work for Cazbah PR, Sustain Wales, Welsh Marketing Institute, URDD, Ty Hafan, The Welsh Assembly and Strata Matrix. Chris has also conducted media lectures with Swansea University and presentation skills and interview techniques courses for various clients.
Chris' main topics of interest are weather, sustainability, environment and climate. Chris has strong educational links with weather and climate related curriculum topics and has a wealth of experience within the Welsh media. He is 100% bilingual.