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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.


Recent Articles
  • Made in NC: Bootights

    ASHEBORO, N.C. — Shelby Mason created Bootights, a combination of tights with a sewn on socks. She’s proud of what her idea has created—a new product line that could only be created with the expertise she found in North Carolina.. Check out their website for more information.        

  • Made in NC: Lancer Furniture

    STAR, N.C. — Fox8’s Brad Jones learned more about Lancer Furniture—a truly local business that has had it’s plant and showroom located in Star since day one. This past year, they decided to show at the High Point Market for the first time in 39 years.    

  • Asheboro resident finds success as a cartoonist

    ASHEBORO, N.C. – A cartoonist is using his basement in Asheboro to reach out to a national audience. Rich Powell made a living for years coming up with creative art for T-shirts, computer games and even Mad Magazine. When that gig ended the New Jersey native found himself living in the Piedmont. “I figure I wanted to keep my chops up so I started a local gag cartoon for the paper once a week,” Powell said. Powell’s “Dixie Drive” has […]

  • Made in NC: Mindful Supply

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Mindful Supply creates shirts that are 100% made in North Carolina. You can find Mindful Supply shirts on their website or check out their Facebook page.

  • Made in NC: Spartan Blades

    ABERDEEN, N.C. — North Carolina has a deep connection to the military, with thousands of soldiers and marines and bases and even more retirees who have decided to live here. Most will tell you, their time in uniform changed their life.  Brad Jones met a pair of army buddies who came up with the idea for a company that helps soldiers get their job done, with one of a kind knives that are made in North Carolina. Their knives start […]

  • Made in NC: Lolly Wolly Doodle

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. —  Brandi Temple started Lolly Wolly Doodle in her home as an Ebay store creating cute, affordable clothing for kids. Then, in 2010 she began marketing on Facebook. Lolly Wolly Doodle took off by listing 10 to 15 style per day on their Facebook page. You can find out more by visiting their website or becoming a fan on Facebook. Their cotton dresses start at just $15. (By the way—the name “Lolly Wolly Doodle” comes from Brandi’s […]

  • NC leather goods business strives to create timeless pieces

    NC leather goods business strives to create timeless pieces

    Across North Carolina, you’ll find large factories that turn out products on a large scale. But you’ll also find craftsmen who make big statements one piece at a time. Brad Jones met the man behind Colsen Keane in Charlotte, a company that has one goal – creating timeless pieces meant to last.

  • NC man creates solar powered bird feeder

    People tend to help out animals that have a hard time finding food every winter. A bird feeder is not only good for the birds, it is also a great way to see the different types that stop by your yard. Brad Jones takes a look at the “Solar Powered Feeder” that’s made in North Carolina.

  • School resource officer speaks out about bullying

    A school resource officer in Guilford County speaks out about students and bullying in this edition of FOX8’s “Bully Project.”

  • Greensboro clothing company supports the environment

    Some clothing lines are driven by fashion, others by price. One local company is driven by something more important — a message. Brad Jones found out more about it’s message with clothing that’s made in North Carolina.

  • Classic Car Auction (WGHP)

    Classic Car auction in Greensboro

    This weekend you’ll have a chance to see some incredible classic cars, but this isn’t just a show where the only thing you’ll take home is a few pictures and a lot of memories. It’s an auction and there’s a lot of horsepower for sale. Brad Jones reports. For more information visit: http://www.gaaclassiccars.com/

  • Made in NC

    Made in NC: Riverwood Casual

    For most families — home is not only where the heart is, but it’s a place to relax. A lot of families enjoy spending quality time in their backyards and decks enjoying the elements. Brad Jones found a company which is known for its hand crafted outdoor furniture that’s not only comfortable but is made in North Carolina.

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