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NBC 6 ANNOUNCES NEW MORNING NEWS TEAM

Constance Jones and Kris Anderson Join Johnny Archer, Kristin Sanchez and Adam Berg to Anchor “NBC 6 TODAY” at 4:30 a.m. – 7 a.m.

Roxanne Vargas and Sheli Muñiz Will Continue to Anchor Weekday Afternoons at 12 p.m. and 4 p.m.

MIRAMAR, FL – January 5, 2021 – NBC 6 South Florida / WTVJ today announced that Constance Jones and Kris Anderson will join WTVJ on February 1 to anchor the station’s weekday morning newscasts alongside Johnny Archer, Kristin Sanchez and Adam Berg. NBC 6’s new morning news team will make its on-air debut later in February. Roxanne Vargas and Sheli Muñiz will continue with their anchor duties at both noon and 4 p.m. Monday to Friday.

“We are excited to welcome Constance and Kris to our news team and back home to South Florida,” said Dawn Clapperton, Vice President of News for NBC 6. “Both are exceptional journalists and together with Johnny, Kristin and Adam will help our audiences start their day with the news and information they need every weekday morning.”

Jones joins WTVJ after working for several television stations in New York City, Miami, Oklahoma City and Atlanta. Her past experiences also include work for WLRN public radio in South Florida and for the 17th Judicial Circuit of Florida as Communications Director. Jones is a recipient of numerous journalism honors with local National Academy of Television Arts and Science Award nominations, a Texas Associated Press award and multiple awards from the National Association of Black Journalists including the Award for “Excellence in News Reporting.” A proud member of the National Association of Black Journalists and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Jones was recognized by Legacy Magazine as one of “40 under 40 Leaders of Tomorrow.”

Anderson is an award-winning anchor and investigator who started his journalism career as an intern at NBC 6 more than 20 years ago. The Miami native joins WTVJ after working as a morning anchor and consumer investigator at WHDH for the past seven years. While in Boston, Anderson earned multiple New England Emmy Awards for his investigative and anchor work including two awards for his “Solve it 7” investigative reporting, as well as “Outstanding Team Coverage” and “Outstanding Morning Newscast” awards. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Communications from Florida International University.

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About NBC6

NBC 6 / WTVJ is the NBC-owned station serving Miami-Dade, Broward and Monroe counties. NBC 6 was Florida’s first television station and has been covering news in South Florida for more than 70 years. WTVJ was founded on three basic principles: commitment to the community, excellence in journalism and pioneering and innovation. Today, NBC 6 produces more than 30 hours of local news and programming per week, delivers dynamic multi-platform content on NBC6.com and COZI TV and continues its commitment to the community by cultivating local partnerships and capturing the diversity of South Florida.

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