Neile Jones | Neile Jones - KNWA Live at 5, 6 & 10 Anchor | Read more by clicking here....
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...Neile Jones - KNWA Live at 5, 6 & 10 anchor Born in Little Rock, Arkansas, Neile grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma.She moved to Norman, Oklahoma where she graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism.
Before being promoted to the primary co-anchor of KNWA news at 5, 6 and 10 p.m.Neile
was the anchor of KNWA Today
.Prior to that she
was the weekend anchor/reporter/producer for KNWA
.She joined KNWA as a Weather Anchor in 1997 after having held positions in both Tulsa and Oklahoma City.Neile has a dual Master's degree in Human Resources and Development and Management.She
works closely with the Ozark affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Foundation.In 2005 Neile
spearheaded "Team Neile" and help raise over ten thousand dollars to fight breast cancer.As part if her
first Mammogram on the air to encourage other women to get mammograms.Neile
received National recognition from the Susan G. Komen Foundation
efforts and was awarded the 2005 Cameo award for her
was also named one of Northwest Arkansas 15 Fabulous Females by Splurge Magazine
work in Northwest Arkansas.Neile
is very involved in the Community and serves as the Media Chair for H.O.B.Y or Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership.Neile serves on the Media Committee for the Ozark Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.In addition Neile is also A Board member for Help Oncology Patients Excel, or H.O.P.E. In 2005 Neile Became an honorary board member for the Peace at Home Family Shelter after becoming more involved in the fight against domestic violence.She was the first reporter allowed to spend two nights in the Peace At Home Family Shelter with a camera.
The experience gave her
an even more intimate look at families dealing with domestic violence issues.Later, Neile
swam in the two mile open water swim at Beaver Lake to benefit the Peace
at home Family Shelter.She
has participated in several 5k runs and walks to benefit local charities including the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk
and The Kidney Walk.This year Neile
tackled The American Diabetes Associations
20 mile Tour De Cure.She
also completed The Tulsa Run, A 15k course to benefit Hospice of Green Country.Neile
enjoys being involved in the community and looks forward to more opportunities to do just that in Northwest Arkansas.If you have story ideas Please send her
an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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