Velena Jones Biography
Velena Jones developed a condition that led to hair loss. It scared her because she thought the condition would dim her dream of becoming a reporter. Being a person of deep faith, she overcame the trying time. Now she is a top journalist. Velena Jones is an award-winning reporter, multimedia journalist and anchor working for NBC Bay Area. Prior, she has worked at KABC, WBKB and KOIN.
Velena Jones Age and Spouse
Jones was born on 27th September 1989/90 in Concord. She was born in a Christian family, where she learnt the values of life and family. These values have preserved her and helped her in focusing on what matters. As of 2022, Jones primary focus is her career. Matters concerning marriage, relationship or having a husband and starting a family come second.
Velena Jones Education
The christian values sorrounding her family led her to join Berean Christian High School in Walnut Creek. In 2008, she joined Biola University where she majored on Broadcasting Journalism and minored in Biblical studies. Jones was active as a student as she was President of the Balck Student Association from 2009 to 2010 and later a member of the National Association of Black Journalist untill present.
Velena Jones Career
Velena grew up as a talkative child. She somehow knew she would become a journalist as she wanted to use her voice to inspire and impact. As a student she interned at KTVU, CBS Television Distribution, NBC Universal and NBC News. As a student she worked part time outside the niche of media as she was a sales representative at Nordston where she managed and balanced daily sales. When she graduated, she joined KABC as a news assistant and Traffic producer.
She also researched information for daily newscast. After 9 months, She joined WBKB-TV as a News director, reporter and anchor. Her responsibilities were producing, writing and editing broadcasting stories. Here, she had the opportunity to host a proram called Insights into Michigan. This program won the Michigan Broadcasting Award.
In 2014, she travelled to Madison, Wisconsin Area to work for WISC-TV as a News Reporter and fill-in anchor. Her daily tasks included attending to general assignement an filling in for multiple news casts. Her time in Madiscon was successful as recieved a Midwest Regional Emmy for covering the 2015 Tony Robinson shooting. After serving for 4 years, she joined KOIN-TV as a reporter and fill-in anchor.
In April 2022, she worked for CBS Sacramento as a general assignement reporter and fill-in anchor. At sacramento she had the opportuniotuy to cover historic natural occurences, church shooting, and special community projects. She joined NBC Bay Area in 2022, At NBC she has been covering San Franscisco Giant and Golden State Warriors.
Velena Jones Salary
The Christian values installed in her as a child have been important in helping her to rise in her career. While she is not working she spends time doing hiking or doing yoga. Velena also spend time with members of the community through volunteering and participating in NAACP, Urban League and the National Association of Black Journalist. Her hard work as a journalist has afforded Velena a decent lifestyle. She earns approximately $75,000 per years. Her physique is also an addition to the skills she possess. Velena’s height is 5 feet and 6 inches.