Sheri Jones – 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. Anchor

News
Sheri Jones_52837
  • Hometown: Ravenna, MI
  • Other places she’s lived: East Lansing, Grand Ledge, Delta Township
  • Graduated from: Ravenna High School and Michigan State University
  • Awards: Emmy for 2010 documentary “We Can Do It!”; Michigan Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Silver Circle inductee; Outstanding Advocate for Crime Victim’s Rights from State of Michigan; honors from the Associated Press, Michigan Association of Broadcasters, Central Michigan Crime Prevention Association and Crime Prevention Association of Michigan; 2013 Women’s Hall of Fame Extraordinary Woman; Delta Township’s 2012 Citizen of the Year; National Association of Professional Women’s 2011 Woman of the Year; Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Athena Award; Jack Breslin Walk of Life Award from Ingham Regional Medical Center; the Distinguished Citizen Award from the Boy Scouts of America; the Outstanding Volunteer Award from the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation; South Lansing Community Service Person of the Year.
  • Most interesting assignment: Helping parents of murdered children tell their stories of heartbreak through Crime Stoppers
  • Has a knack for: Finding sand dollars on the ocean floor with her toes
  • She’s passionate about: Traveling the U.S. and abroad with family
  • She can’t stop talking about: MSU sports and the Detroit Tigers
  • When she’s not anchoring, she’s: Enjoying the outdoors and serving the community through a number of groups, including the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Children’s Trust Fund of Michigan and Child and Family Services- Capital Area.
  • Other places you may have seen her: On the golf course or at Pure Barre
  • Favorite places in mid-Michigan: The MSU horse barns and her backyard hot tub
  • What she loves most about mid-Michigan: The friendly people and communities
  • Three lesser-known facts: She’s cliff dived and cave dived in Mexico; her favorite flower is state protected trillium; she shared her birthday with her grandfather for more than 30 years, and her daughter shares her birthday with her own grandfather.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.