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Brad Jones joined the FOX8 News team in January 1998. He began his broadcasting career in East Tennessee. After graduating from East Tennessee State University, Brad started in radio news at WKPT in Kingsport, eventually learning the television side of broadcasting there as well.

In 1984, Brad entered graduate school at the University of Georgia where he earned a Masters Degree in Journalism. Then, he landed in Roanoke, Virginia at WSLS. There, Brad anchored the noon newscast with Cindy Farmer. It’s a partnership that continued throughout the years and across the miles. Now each day Brad and Cindy help viewers get their day started on the FOX8 Morning News.

Since, 1987, Brad has lived and worked in the Piedmont, first at WFMY and now at FOX8. Brad is married with three children and when he isn’t working with Boy Scouts, he enjoys restoring old radios and jukeboxes.


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    Small Piedmont business getting big results with quality craftsmanship

    EDEN, N.C. — For quite a few years, Americans watched manufacturing jobs go overseas. It’s tough to compete with lower costs when it comes to mass-produced items. But some companies are now finding there is still a demand for American-made quality when it comes to custom work. Freeman’s Woodcrafters in Eden getting big results with craftsmanship that’s made in North Carolina.

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    Small Eden-based company getting big woodworking results

    EDEN, N.C. — A small Eden-based woodworking company is getting big results. “If anybody wants something outside the box, that’s us,” said Freeman Woodcrafters owner Jim Freeman. They create custom cabinets, furniture and just about anything that a customer ask for – and they do it with quality. Large to small, Freeman Woodcrafters do business with just about anyone. From Eden to Hong Kong, they’ve got you covered.

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    Greensboro-based company creates graphic visuals used at the 2016 Wyndham Championship

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Some of the best golfers in the world are in Greensboro this week for the Wyndham Championship. In today’s Made in NC, FOX8’s Brad Jones tells us about Greensboro-based Graphic Visual Solutions, the company that provides the tournament with its logos. Whether it’s the larger-than-life signs or the tickets, GVS plays an important part in making this week successful for the golfers and their fans.

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    Clothing that protects from insects made in NC

    As families are trying to protect themselves from the Zika Virus, many people are turning to a Greensboro-based company that is helping to make a difference. In today’s Made in NC, FOX8’s Brad Jones tells us about a new technology called Insect Shield – clothing that repels mosquitos, ants, ticks, fleas and more. “What we did that was unique is create a more permanent bond to the clothing,” said Jason Griffin, president of Insect Shield. “We think protecting yourself is one […]

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    Innovative beach umbrella made in NC

    If you’ve been to the beach this summer, you’ve either seen it or experienced it. That ugly feeling when your umbrella gets blown away. It’s usually just an inconvenience — but it can be a safety issue. Brad Jones tells us about a Greensboro company that’s helping to solve the problem — with a new kind of umbrella that’s made in North Carolina.

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    Local company helping people stay gluten-free

    STOKESDALE, N.C. — A growing number of people are changing their diet — looking for healthier items at the store. That’s good news for a local company — as it finds new customers who are willing to search for food choices that are missing one thing. FOX8’s Brad Jones tells us how they are helping people stay gluten-free with products that are made in North Carolina. Stokesdale-based Kalo Foods writes the following on their website as their vision/mission: “The mission […]

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    Made in NC: Conder Flag Company

    You can tell when the ACC Tournament arrives in town. There’s always something in the air. But you can also tell when you enter the coliseum – because a North Carolina company transforms the building before the fans ever arrive. Brad Jones found out how it makes it happen.

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    High-end denim made in NC

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — You probably have two sides to your closet. On one side, the work clothes that you have to wear. On the other, the casual clothing that just feels good. And there are probably more than a few pairs of jeans on the comfortable side. There’s a lot of history behind the fabric that people love to wear. FOX8’s Brad Jones tells us, it all leads back to a plant in Greensboro that’s turned high-end denim into a […]

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    Burlington company offers sports teams more than they were expecting

    FOX8’s Brad Jones found a Burlington company called OT Sports that produces uniforms for all kinds of teams, including youth leagues. One of the biggest nights for the Greensboro Grasshoppers was the night Miss Babe Ruth retired as the official “bat dog.” That night, the team was wearing special uniforms from OT Sports. For more information, visit their website.  

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    Panthers Super Bowl gifts made in NC

    This week, people around the country are preparing for the biggest game in football. Whether they’re in California or here in the Piedmont Triad, lots of them will want to have something special to remember the Panthers trip to the Super Bowl. Brad Jones tells us about one company that can make it happen with the look of champions that’s made in North Carolina. For more information, visit xpres.com

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    Panthers tails, ears made in Davidson County

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — This weekend, thousands of people will fill Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte wearing jerseys and hats, all to show support for their beloved Carolina Panthers. Some of the most spirited fans will also be wearing some unique attire. Brad Jones found one local company that has everything you need to be a super fan and it’s made in North Carolina.

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    Triad Golf Carts partners with Make-A-Wish, gives Florida teen with brain cancer amazing golf cart

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — As businesses grow and expand, sometimes they create new opportunities. That’s what happened to a company here in the Piedmont that transforms something ordinary into one of a kind creations. Brad Jones tells us how they used their expertise to touch lives with a gift that was made in North Carolina.

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