Updated On: Nov 27 2012 11:01:42 AM EST
Constance Jones joined Local 10 in April 2008.
She came to South Florida from KOCO-TV in Oklahoma City, Okla. Prior to KOCO, she worked as an anchor/reporter at KETK-TV in east Texas. Her career started while she was hosting and producing films at the Educational Video Network.
The Oklahoma National Association of Black Journalist recognized Constance for excellence in news and feature reporting. The Texas Associated Press has also honored her for news reporting.
Constance received her journalism degree from the Dan Rather School of Communications at Sam Houston State University. While in college, she interned at KXAN in Austin, Tex., and KTRK in Houston. She was awarded the Dan Rather internship, which landed her the opportunity to work at CBS News in New York. Through that experience, she was able to spend time at CBS Evening News, BET Nightly News, 48 Hours and MTVu. She also spent time studying in Romania.
Outside the world of television news, Constance has always had an interest for politics. She worked with Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Texas Rep. Shelia Jackson Lee.
Constance was raised in a military family, which sent her traveling throughout the United States and around the world. Her mother is German and her father is a retired Army First Sergeant.
Constance is a proud member of the National Association of Black Journalists and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Constance and her husband, Troy Simmons, live in Aventura with their Boxer named Glacier.
You can e-mail Constance here.