Constance Jones

Constance Jones is a two-time Emmy® nominated journalist who currently anchors the station’s weekday morning newscasts, NBC6 News Today at 5am and 6am, alongside NBC6 anchor Kris Anderson, from the station’s Miramar-based studios. After anchoring at WRIC-TV in Richmond, VA for almost three years, Jones joined NBC6 in February of 2021.

Jones has worked in several television markets, including New York City, Miami, Oklahoma City and Atlanta. She returned home to Miami, where she previously spent nine years as an anchor and reporter at local station WPLG-TV, and also worked at WLRN National Public Radio in South Florida. Jones also worked with veteran news journalist Dan Rather at the CBS Evening News.

Outside of television, Jones worked alongside the Broward State Attorney as the Communications Director for the 17th Judicial Circuit of Florida.

In 2022, Jones was honored by the Society of Professional Journalists and by the Florida Association of Broadcast Journalists for breaking news coverage of the 2021 Surfside Condo Collapse. Jones has also been honored by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, received an award from the Texas Associated Press for her reporting work, and multiple awards and recognitions from several regional chapters of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) for Excellence in News Reporting. She was also featured as Miami's “Top 40 under 40 Leaders of Tomorrow” in Legacy Magazine.

Jones is a graduate of Sam Houston State University and was recently honored as Sam Houston State University’s “Most Outstanding Young Alumna” for 2022. She is also a proud member of the National Association of Black Journalists and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

Born in Stuttgart, Germany, Jones spent most of her childhood overseas, including time in Timisoara, Romania. She is married to Miami-based artist Troy Simmons.

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