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
  • Gibsonville woman creates beautiful fabric art

    GIBSONVILLE, N.C. — Anne DeLapp calls herself a “fabric illustrator.” DeLapp, owner of Originals by Anne, sees a picture in her head, puts it onto paper, colors it and turns it into fabric. Although she offers customers plenty of options, she becoming known for her musical themed art. “You have fabric sandwiches, and you make them individually,” DeLapp said. “You put them together and they create a vision, a melody or a scene. Everything I’ve ever made has a story.” For […]

  • High Point company creates beautiful, personalized furniture

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Next week, designers and buyers will fill High Point streets for the Fall Furniture Market. Most of the market is centered around furniture that is created for your home, but there is also a big business in creating the chairs, sofas, and tables you use in other places. That’s where Absolute Style comes in. Absolute Style is a furniture company growing by creating exactly what clients are looking for — and you could say custom is […]

  • High Point man creates Youtube videos to teach woodworking techniques

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — You’ll often find one High Point man in his garage, churning out beautiful wood projects. Brian Grella is the man behind internet sensation Garage Woodworks, a Youtube Channel that has tallied more than 84,000 subscribers over the last several years. When he started videoing his work, not many people made woodworking videos online, but he’s changing that. “I enjoy the teaching and I enjoy the feedback that I get from my audience,” he said. His larger […]

  • Jamestown company makes malt mustard

    JAMESTOWN, N.C. — When you sit it down at the dinner table, there is normally things you can put on food to make it better, but many people are discovering that one of those North Carolina-based extras add a whole lot of flavor. Olivia and Al Wolf arrived in America seven years ago and immediately got to work trying to help people taste a little of their German heritage. So Al, the lead brewer at Red Oak Brewery in Whitsett, […]

  • Salisbury family breeds water buffalo to create cheese

    SALISBURY, N.C. — North Carolina has a rich history in agriculture, and whether it’s growing food, raising animals or learning how to market and sell them, many thousands of families make a living trying to feed us. But one farmer in Rowan County is using animals that you rarely see to breed something you’ll have to try – and it’s made in North Carolina. While every other farm in the state is milking cows, the folks at Fading D Farm […]

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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.