Constance Jones is a two-time Emmy® nominated journalist who currently anchors the station’s weekday morning newscasts, NBC 6 News Today at 5am and 6am, from the station’s Miramar-based studios. She joined NBC 6 in February of 2021, after anchoring at WRIC-TV in Richmond, VA.
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.
Jones has been honored by the National Academy of Television Arts and Science, 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 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.