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William Jones serves as the Supervising Editor for two prominent media platforms, “Morning Edition” and the “Up First” podcast. His extensive experience in the world of public media includes a notable stint as a reporter and producer at New York’s PBS station, WNET. It’s worth noting that during his tenure at WNET, he earned a well-deserved Emmy nomination for his exceptional work on a feature about McSorley’s Old Ale House, one of New York’s most historic bars.
Before his tenure at PBS, Jones held the role of a senior producer at Al Jazeera, where he played a pivotal role in covering significant international events, including the complex conflicts in Syria and Ukraine. This experience undoubtedly enriched his journalistic repertoire.
Jones embarked on his journalism journey through internships at esteemed institutions such as WNYC New York Public Radio, WBGO Jazz 88.3 FM, and various BBC outlets in the United Kingdom. These internships undoubtedly laid the foundation for his successful career in the field of media and journalism.