“Ron has a fascinating background along with a warm and engaging style. He’s a familiar face to our viewers and we’re excited to bring his depth of experience to morning news,” KOVR general manager Kevin Walsh said in a statement.
Jones is a former Army sergeant who has worked at stations in Roanoke and San Francisco. He joined KOVR in 2004 as a general assignment reporter. He has been anchoring the station’s weekend newscasts for the past eight years.
“I couldn’t be more excited to join the morning anchor desk with Audrey and Laura,” Jones said. “I look forward to getting answers for our viewers each morning as they start their day.”
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