Who is Will Jones?
Will Jones is an American of African descent who is working for WLS-TV as a race and culture reporter since January 2021. He joined the ABC 7 Eyewitness News team in January 2016. Upon joining the station, he initially served as a general assignment reporter. Also, he is the station’s key race and culture reporter.
Will Jones Date of Birth / Age
Jones was born in 1984. He is 38 years old as of 2022.
Will Jones Height
Jones stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 7 inches tall.
Will Jones Parents and Siblings
Jones was born and raised in the U.S. He manages to keep information regarding her parents, siblings, and extended members of her family away from the limelight. We will however update this information once it’s available to the public.
Will Jones Spouse(Wife)
Jones exchanged vows with his wife, Monica Marie Clark on August 8, 2020, at the Kimpton Hotel Palomar in downtown Chicago. She was born in 1984 and grew up in Jamaica Estates, Queens. And, she is a law graduate of Harvard University.
To boot, she is a fan of classic Black romantic movies such as “Love Jones” and “Brown Sugar.” Further, she is an author of an unpublished romance, “Lessons From Robin,” which was nominated as a Marlene Award Finalist by Washington Romance Writers in 2014. In addition, the couple was featured in “The New York Times” vows section. Nonetheless, the information will be updated once available.
Will Jones Kids / Children
Details regarding whether or not Jones has any children are not available to the public at the moment. Also, he has a dog named Porto. However, we will update this information once more details concerning this are available.
Will Jones Education
After completing his high school education, Jones went on to join the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. Later, he became its graduate with a Bachelor Of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism.
Will Jones Career
Jones works for WLS as a race and culture reporter since January 2021. He joined the ABC 7 Eyewitness News team in January 2016. Upon joining the station, he initially served as a general assignment reporter. Also, he is the station’s key race and culture reporter.
While serving as a race and culture reporter, he has served with a team of reporters and executive producers with ABC Owned Television Stations’ race and culture department on special projects for the station group.
In his quarter century with the station, he has broadcasted various stories counting the Corona Virus pandemic, the civil unrest succeeding the gruesome murder of George Floyd, and the Chicago Cubs securing the World Series in 2016.
Prior to Chicago, he served in Detroit, Michigan at WDIV-TV as a general assignment reporter. While there, he was praised with a Michigan Regional Emmy for Historical/Cultural News for a report on asylum-seekers at Freedom House Detroit.
To boot, he spent numerous hours serving as a volunteer weekly at the nonprofit thus aiding the new arrivals adapt to American life and learn English. Also, he has served in Greenville, South Carolina at WHNS-TV as a general assignment reporter.
To boot, he has served in Charleston, West Virginia at WSAZ-TV as a general assignment reporter. Nonetheless, he got his debut in the TV industry when he served in Cincinnati, Ohio at WXIX-TV where he served as an assignment editor.
Moreover, he served the National Association of Black Journalists-Chicago Chapter as a board member. Additionally, he headed the scholarship committee where he awarded thousands of dollars to college students who pursued careers in journalism while serving on the board. In 2018, the chapter gained the NABJ Chapter of the Year award. Actively, he serves NABJ-CC and NABJ as a member.
Will Jones ABC 7 Chicago
Jones works with ABC 7 Chicago where he serves alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;
- Ravi Baichwal
- Karen Jordan
- Phil Schwarz
- Ryan Chiaverini
- Samantha Chatman
- Chuck Goudie
- Greg Dutra
- Larry Mowry
- Mark Rivera
- Dionne Miller
- Val Warner
How Much Does Will Jones Earn?
Jones approximately earns an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.
How Much is Will Jones Worth?
As a reporter, Jones has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.