|Born:||Aled Haydn Jones|
August 9, 1976
Aberystwyth, Wales, UK
Biography and career Edit
Jones was born to Hayden and Ann Jones in Aberystwyth, Wales, in 1976. He has a younger sister named Meleri. Jones is a fluent Welsh speaker. He attended Ysgol Gymraeg Aberystwyth, a Welsh medium primary school, and Ysgol Gyfun Penweddig Welsh medium secondary before going on to complete a BTEC qualification in Media Studies at Swansea College.
Jones started his radio career when he was 14 years old, by presenting a slot on Radio Bronglais Bronglais General Hospital Bronglais hospital radio. He later moved to a commercial radio station called Radio Ceredigion which was launched in 1992. Jones joined BBC Radio 1 in 1998 when he worked as a broadcast assistant on the Roadshow. While working there, he met Chris Moyles as he was booking bands and transport for the Roadshow.
Aled served as a producer on The Chris Moyles Show on BBC Radio 1, from 2004 to 2012. During the show, he discussed his cameo on 24. Aside of his work with Moyles, Jones also presents Radio 1's Surgery on Sunday night as part of the BBC Switch strand.
Jones currently lives in London with his long-term partner, Emile.
Role on 24 Edit
Jones appeared in a cameo role as a CTU staffer in "Day 4: 5:00am-6:00am". His character can be seen walking behind Edgar Stiles as he makes a video call to Michelle Dessler. During an episode of The Chris Moyles Show, he discussed his cameo. Jones said he was a given a prop CTU badge with the character name of "Aled Jones", which he was allowed to keep after the filming.
24 credits Edit
Selected filmography Edit
- Formula 1: BBC Sport (2012)
- I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here! NOW! (2011)
- OMG (2011)
- Celebrity Scissorhands (2007)
- Big Brother's Little Brother (2005)
- Wawffactor (2003)