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Katie Jones

Katie Jones, Reporter

Katie Jones joined the Bay News 9 team in January, 2016 and is based in the Pinellas County newsroom.

Katie is an Illinois native but has called the Sunshine State home for the past several years.

Before joining Bay News 9, Katie worked in the Quad Cities covering both Northwestern Illinois and Eastern Iowa. She then spent three years at WFTX in Fort Myers, where she covered several high profile murder investigations and political scandals, but loves telling stories that positively impact her community.

Katie graduated from Eastern Illinois University in 2010 with a degree in Communication Studies with concentrations in Broadcast News and Electronic Media Production.

When she’s not at work, Katie loves being outdoors with her rescue dog Auggie, trying out new recipes and sitting down with a good book.

You can catch Katie weekdays and Saturday mornings on Bay News 9.

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