Keith Jones

Keith Jones anchors the weekend edition of the NBC 6 South Florida News at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m.

Friday, Feb 8, 2013  |  Updated 5:22 PM EDT
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Keith Jones

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Keith Jones anchors the weekend edition of the NBC 6 South Florida News at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m.

Jones grew up in the suburbs of Columbus, Ohio, but he's no stranger to South Florida, having earned a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Communication/Journalism from Barry University, where he attended on a baseball scholarship.

Most recently Jones worked as the morning, 9 a.m. and noon anchor at WTSP in Tampa/St. Petersburg. Prior to joining WTSP, Jones served as morning and main fill-in anchor at KDKA and weekend anchor at WPXI in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His earlier stints as an anchor took him through WOWK Charleston, West Virginia and WTVG Toledo, Ohio.

Jones’s experience includes anchoring continuous coverage and reporting from the crash site of United Flight 93 on September 11th, field anchoring and reporting from the scene of nine trapped miners at Quecreek Mine in Pennsylvania, and reporting from plane crashes and prison breaks.

Jones earned EMMY nominations and numerous first place awards from the Pennsylvania AP, Cleveland Press Club, and Crystal Awards in the areas of features and spot news.

When away from work, Jones enjoys outdoor activities with his daughters, Madeline and Mary Margaret. He and his family volunteer for the American Heart Association and various children’s hospitals.


 

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