Keith Jones Biography
Keith Jones is an American reporter. He is a thirteen-time Emmy Award holder and four-time Edward R. Murrow Award winner. He is currently working as a News Anchor, Host, and Reporter for WCAU in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Jones joined the station in July 2012.
He is the anchor of NBC10 News Today, which airs from 4 to 7 in the morning, every Monday through Friday and co-hosts The Lineup on Apple TV and Rok. He is a part-time instructor teaching Broadcast Journalism at Villanova University.
Keith Jones Age
Jones was born in New Egypt, Ocean County, New Jersey.
Keith Jones Height
Jones stands at the height of 5 feet and 11 inches.
Keith Jones NBC Education
Jones attended New Egypt High School, where he was the basketball team captain and performed the lead in musicals all his four years here. He later enrolled at Villanova University, obtaining a degree in Communication and a minor in philosophy and journalism.
Keith Jones Parents
Jones has not revealed information regarding his parents to the media. However, he grew up in New Egypt, the Plumsted Township section, together with his three brothers.
Keith Jones’s Wife
Keith is currently engaged. He got engaged on the Jersey Shore beach over Labor Day weekend to his beloved Holly Harrar. Harrar is the Director of Social and Content at Discover Lehigh Valley. Holly was previously working as a General Assignment Reporter and Fill-in Anchor for WFMZ-TV in Allentown, broadcasting the latest news and headlines in Lehigh Valley.
Keith was in a previous romantic relationship with his late girlfriend, Cara McCollum. She worked as a Tv journalist. Cara passed away while admitted at Cooper University Hospital after she sustained head injuries after a car accident. The accident happened on February 15, 2016, on an Icy Route 55 based in Pittsgrove Township, Salem County. The memorial ceremony happened in Ocen City, New Jersey and the funeral took place in the Forest City area in Cara’s hometown in Arkansas. Keith read the eulogy on occasion. Jones awards the Cara McCollum Scholarship yearly at the Miss New Jersey Pageant.
His free time is spent playing the guitar and piano, and he has recorded original music.
Keith Jones NBC Children
He does not have children.
Keith Jones NBC 10
Jones is currently serving as an anchor for NBC10 News. He airs weekdays from Monday to Friday, anchoring NBC10 News Today from 4 am to 7 am. He is a co-host of a digital newscast, The Lineup, streamed on the NBC10 apps on Roku and Apple TV.
Keith also has field-anchored sporting events for the 76ers, Eagles, Phillies, and Flyers. He has also broadcasted Super Bowls, the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games, College sports, and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Summer Games. His unforgettable events include stepping over into North Korea’s border during the Winter Games and his report on the national title runs of the Villanova Men’s Basketball team in 2016 and 2018.
Keith previously worked as an anchor/reporter at WHSV, the ABC affiliate in Harrisburg, VA. He then moved to work on an ABC affiliate as a reporter/fill-in anchor at WTAE in Pittsburgh.
Keith has been an adjunct Broadcast Journalism instructor at Villanova University since 2013.
Keith Jones Awards
Villanova honoured him with a Young Alumni Medal in 2018. The medal is awarded annually to one alumnus who has made exceptional contributions to different sections of society, including professional, academic, and service to the college.
He also received the institution’s annual Ethos Award, which honours an alum who serves as a role model to comrades by demonstrating service, character, and excellence in the field of Communication. Keith received the University’s annual Young Alumni Medallion. The medallion is awarded to an alumnus who graduated within ten years, excelled in his professional endeavours, and offered ongoing service to the community and the University. He is an active participant in society. Keith volunteers on several boards, including the Board of Directors for nonprofits Main Line Deputy Dog, the Philadelphia Fireman’s Museum, and Turning Points for Children. Jones volunteers actively with the American Red Cross of Eastern Pennsylvania and Villanova’s Office of Disability Services.
Keith Jones NBC Salary
Jones earns an estimated annual salary of USD 77,227.
Keith Jones Networth
His net worth is approximately USD 751,355.
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