Reuben Jones joined Spectrum News in June 2017 as reporter in Charlotte. He comes from Rockford, Illinois where he was a reporter and the weekend anchor for more than two years at WREX-TV.
During his time in Illinois, he covered everything from natural disasters to state politics. He also helped lead the station's "Digging Deeper" initiative which focused on hard-hitting original stories. He received a number of awards and was nominated for a regional Emmy.
Reuben received a graduate degree in journalism from New York University where he interned at 60 Minutes and Spectrum News-NY1. He received his undergraduate degree in Government and International Relations at George Mason University.
Reuben is originally from Charlottesville, Virginia and enjoys trying new restaurants, playing tennis and watching college basketball.