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Spectrum News 1 is committed to covering your lawmakers as they make decisions that impact your life.

As part of that commitment, Spectrum News has a team of experienced reporters, based in Washington, D.C., who deliver in-depth, hyperlocal coverage of political news for Spectrum News channels in California, Florida, Kentucky, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas, and Wisconsin.




Reuben Jones is a Washington-based reporter for Spectrum News, covering North Carolina’s congressional delegation. 

Reuben is a Virginia native and joined Spectrum News 1 in Charlotte in June of 2017. He became our full-time Washington reporter in 2021. Reuben is an Emmy winner for his work reporting on the impact of processing untested rape kits in North Carolina.

When he’s not at work, you can find Reuben playing tennis or golf, running, trying new restaurants, and rooting on his favorite college basketball teams (go George Mason Patriots and UVA Hoos!)​. 

Submit tips and story ideas to reuben.jones@charter.com and @ReubenJones1


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