Constance Jones Biography
Constance Jones is an American award-winning, Emmy-nominated TV News Anchor & Reporter who joined the 8News family in October 2018. Prior to that, Jones had worked for 15 years reporting in several television markets like Miami, New York City, Atlanta and Oklahoma City.
Constance Jones Birthplace
The 8News reporter was born in Stuttgart, Germany to a German mother and a Black American father. She spent most of her younger years overseas. She also lived in Timisoara.
Constance Jones Journalism Career – 8News
Among the TV stations Jones has worked for include the CBS Evening News with veteran news journalist Dan Rather, at WPLG-TV/ABC in Miami as an anchor/reporter for nine years, at WLRN National Public Radio in South Florida and at WAGA-TV/ FOX 5 Atlanta as a news anchor. She also spent time anchoring and reporting at KETK-TV in Texas & KOCO-TV in Oklahoma.
Before becoming a journalist, Jones used to work as the Communications Director alongside the Broward State Attorney for the 17th Judicial Circuit of Florida.
Jones is a proud member of the National Association of Black Journalists and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
Constance Jones Awards and Honors
Jones has been nominated for an Emmy award and honored as well as a result of her work. The honors include:
Being honored by the Texas Associated Press, the National Academy of Television Arts and Science, and the National Association of Black Journalists for Excellence in News Reporting.
She was also featured as Miami’s Top 40 under 40 Leaders of Tomorrow in Legacy Magazine.