Rhondda-born Television Presenter Steve Jones Joins This Morning Line-up

Welsh television presenter Steve Jones, originally from Rhondda, is set to make his hosting debut on the ITV1 programme “This Morning.”

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He will be joining Josie Gibson as a host on Wednesday, August 16.

The addition of Steve Jones comes after the departure of Phillip Schofield in May.

Holly Willoughby has been co-hosting alongside rotating hosts, including Craig Doyle, Alison Hammond, Dermot O’Leary, and Josie.

A Fresh Face in the Mix

With Phillip Schofield’s absence, Holly Willoughby has been sharing the hosting responsibilities with a variety of co-hosts, and now Steve Jones is set to join the team.

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An ITV source expressed hope that viewers will enjoy Steve’s presence, highlighting his experience as a broadcaster and his cheeky personality.

While there is no permanent replacement for Phillip Schofield, Holly Willoughby will continue to co-host with Alison, Josie, Dermot, Craig, and now Steve.

The addition of Steve Jones is seen as part of a new chapter for “This Morning,” following the Schofield scandal, bringing in a fresh perspective to the show.

Steve Jones: A Diverse Broadcasting Career

Steve Jones has an impressive history in the world of broadcasting.

He currently hosts Channel 4’s Formula 1 coverage and was also the presenter for the first season of the US version of “The X Factor.”

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However, his career began in the world of modeling.

Let’s take a closer look at Steve’s journey as he makes his debut on “This Morning.”

From Model to Presenter

Steve Jones started his career as a model for Esquire before transitioning into presenting.

He gained prominence as the frontman for T4, a role he held for seven years starting in 2003.

Prior to T4, he worked on the Welsh music show “The Pop Factory,” which was broadcast from Porth in Rhondda.

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In 2011, Steve became the presenter for “The X Factor USA,” and in 2012, he hosted “Let’s Dance for Sport Relief” for the BBC.

Since 2016, he has been presenting F1 highlights on Channel 4 and has taken on other presenting roles on the channel, including shows like “My Kitchen Rules: UK” and “Weekend Kitchen with Waitrose,” alongside Lisa Snowdon.

In 2022, he presented the property series “Perfect House, Secret Location.”

A Multifaceted Year for Steve Jones

The year 2023 has been a busy one for Steve Jones.

He released his debut novel “Call Time” in May, adding authorship to his list of accomplishments.

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You can learn more about his book by reading his interview with WalesOnline.

Age and Personal Life

Steve Jones is 46 years old and hails from Tylorstown.

He is married to model and recipe writer Phylicia Jackson.

The couple tied the knot in 2014 after meeting in LA during Steve’s time hosting “The X Factor USA.”

Phylicia shares her culinary skills on her Instagram and also writes for Waitrose magazine.

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In November, she shared an anniversary post celebrating 8 years of marriage and 11 years together.

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