Erin Jones joined the news team in October 2012. As someone who has lived in North Texas for most of her life, she is thrilled to begin her reporting career at KTEN!
Erin was born in Phoenix, AZ, but moved to Richardson, TX as a young girl. She graduated from Plano Senior High School where she wrote for the school newspaper and for her city's local magazine.
She knew early on that she wanted to be a journalist. She pursued her dream by studying broadcast journalism at the University of North Texas. Go Mean Green! In August 2012, she received her bachelor's degree. She majored in broadcast journalism and minored in political science.
While in college, Erin worked as an anchor, reporter and producer for Denton County Community Television and NTDaily TV. In the summer of 2012, she interned at CBS 11 in Dallas. There she was able to work alongside talented reporters who inspired her to work hard for a career that she loves.
When she's not reporting, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, running, watching investigative documentaries and Pilates.
Erin enjoys meeting new people so if you ever see her around, don't hesitate to say hi. If you have a story idea, or just want to say hello, you can email her at email@example.com.