Constance Jones joined FOX 5 as an anchor/reporter for Good Day Atlanta in October 2016. Before moving to Atlanta, Constance worked at WPLG-TV in Miami, where she was an anchor/reporter for several years.
Constance has covered life-changing events, including the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, President Obama's election campaign, the BP Gulf oil spill, along with devastating hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and ice storms. She has extensive live and breaking news reporting experience.
Prior to her time in Miami, she also worked at KOCO in Oklahoma City and KETK in Tyler, Texas. She started her career as an intern for the CBS Evening News in New York City. She also worked with Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas and former Texas Governor Rick Perry.
While anchoring in Miami, Constance had the pleasure of teaming up with ABC's Ginger Zee to support women's health initiatives for Good Morning America.
In the summer of 2015, Constance co-hosted “The Daily Filter”, a daytime panel talk show pilot with Deion Sanders for Disney/ABC Entertainment Group.
Constance has been honored by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the Texas Associated Press, and the National Association of Black Journalists for Excellence in News Reporting. She was also featured in Miami's Top 40 under 40 Leaders of Tomorrow in the Miami Herald.
Constance graduated from the Dan Rather School of Communications at Sam Houston State University and has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Radio and Television.
She was born in Stuttgart, Germany, and spent most of her childhood overseas. Her mother's family is from Baden-Württemberg. She also spent time studying in Timisoara, Romania.
Constance is a proud member of the National Association of Black Journalists and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. Outside of television, Constance is an extensive crafter. She is just a few stitches away from breaking the world record for being the fastest crocheter.
Constance is happily married to her husband Troy Simmons, who is an artist. His studio is in Miami's Wynwood Art District and his gallery is in Basel, Switzerland.