20 May 2021

Constance Jones Host the 2021 Esserman-Knight Excellence in Journalism Award


MIAMI, FL:  NBC 6 News Anchor Constance Jones hosted this year’s Esserman-Knight Journalism Awards: “Stories From The Front Lines of Local Journalism.” During the virtual event,  South Florida’s best public service reporting were honored.  Viewers also got a behind-the-scenes look at how these groundbreaking stories came to be. 

PBS White House Correspondent Yamiche Alcindor, a Miami native who will receive the Esserman-Knight Excellence in Journalism Award for her distinguished service.  A frequent political contributor to NBC News and MSNBC, Alcindor’s stories often explore the intersection of race and politics. She currently covers the Biden administration and the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. You can watch the full show by clicking on the link below. 

Constance Jones Host the Esserman-Knight Excellence in Journalism Award

Constance Jones Host the Esserman-Knight Journalism Winners Monique O. Madon and Taylor Dolvenn from the Miami Herald. 

Constance Jones Host the Esserman-Knight Journalism Winner Glenna Milberg. 

Constance Jones Joins the NBC 6 Today Anchor Team

Constance Jones, NBC 6 Miami Anchor

MIAMI: NBC 6 will welcome two new faces to the morning anchor team Monday, with South Florida native Kris Anderson and South Florida veteran Constance Jones returning home to join the newsroom.

Jones has been working as a TV news anchor and reporter at 8News in Richmond, Virginia since 2018. She was born in Germany and has had extensive experiences in South Florida, including a nine-year run as a reporter at WPLG.

Constance Jones & Kris Anderson

A member of the National Association of Black Journalists, she's been nominated for an Emmy twice, and has also spent time working alongside the Broward State Attorney as the Communications Director for the 17th Judicial Circuit of Florida.

Anderson, a graduate of Florida International University, previously worked as a consumer investigator and morning anchor reporter at 7News in Boston. He was born and raised in Miami, and began his career in television journalism more than 20 years ago as a sports intern for WTVJ before going on to win four Emmys.

"I'm going to be back home with my family and working for the station I grew up watching. Dreams do come true!" Anderson wrote on Twitter along with the announcement of the news.  (repost via NBC6.com)   

Constance Jones, NBC 6 Miami Anchor