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

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  • 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.

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