Brad Jones

Morning News Anchor

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

  • North Carolina company claims to help restore closets

    Posted on: 3:37 pm, October 24, 2012, by , updated on: 05:24pm, October 24, 2012

    When it comes to home improvement, there’s one part of the house that many try to hide — the closet....
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  • House Call: Hyperbaric oxygen therapy

    Posted on: 10:08 am, October 12, 2012, by , updated on: 10:09am, October 12, 2012

    Many people often associate hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) with scuba diving, and its use in treating decompression sickness.  Yet this...
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  • Made in NC: United Plastics

    Posted on: 5:29 pm, October 10, 2012, by

    Some of the greatest innovations are often incredibly simple. Like a product that makes your home more comfortable and no...
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    plastic
  • Joey Cheek and Greensboro’s Interactive Resource Center

    Posted on: 12:27 am, October 5, 2012, by

    As a world-class athlete Joey Cheek brought Olympic Gold home to Greensboro. Now  the man who has worked hard for...
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    Joey Cheek (WGHP)
  • Made in NC: Cedar Log Homes

    Posted on: 5:45 pm, October 3, 2012, by , updated on: 03:40pm, October 3, 2012

    When you make plans to build a home you want to build something that will last. While lots of people...
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    log cabin
  • Made in NC: Matthews Specialty Vehicles

    Posted on: 5:07 pm, September 26, 2012, by , updated on: 06:33pm, September 26, 2012

    This week, FOX8 is helping pet owners by hosting a low-cost spay and neuter clinic. While you’ve probably heard about...
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    Matthews Specialty vehicles
  • Made in NC: Zen Cat Bakery

    Posted on: 7:56 pm, September 16, 2012, by , updated on: 07:57pm, September 16, 2012

    Most restaurants and bakeries have a menu, but not all of them have a mission. Owners at one Greensboro bakery...
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    Made in NC: Zen Cat Bakery (WGHP)
  • Made in NC: Bernhardt Watches

    Posted on: 4:14 pm, September 5, 2012, by , updated on: 05:13pm, September 5, 2012

    When you’re doing something right, people tend to notice. That’s the case with a small company in the Piedmont that...
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    Watches (WGHP)
  • Family Health

    Posted on: 6:15 am, September 4, 2012, by , updated on: 09:12am, September 4, 2012

    If you’re looking for a natural remedy for a specific health condition, chances are primary care physician Dr. Elizabeth Vaughan...
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  • Made in NC: Spartan Blades

    Posted on: 9:12 pm, August 29, 2012, by

    North Carolina has a deep connection to the military with thousands of soldiers and Marines on bases and thousands more...
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    Made in NC: Spartan Blades (WGHP)
  • Made in NC: Junior Johnson’s Midnight Moon

    Posted on: 11:11 pm, August 22, 2012, by , updated on: 11:13pm, August 22, 2012

    Moonshine is growing in popularity. FOX8′s Brad Jones sat down with NASCAR/moonshining legend Junior Johnson to talk about “Midnight Moon,”...
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    Moonshine (WGHP)
  • Made in NC: Bone Collector Rod Holders

    Posted on: 9:12 pm, August 15, 2012, by

    Having the right fishing equipment makes all the difference for a day on the water. FOX8′s Brad Jones found a...
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    Rod holders (WGHP)