Keith Jones is a five time Emmy Award winning anchor for NBC10 News. You can watch Keith’s live newscasts at 5 p.m. He also serves as a fill-in anchor for NBC10 News at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. and files reports for NBC10 News.
A native of New Egypt in Ocean County, New Jersey and graduate of Villanova University, Keith enjoys writing and telling stories that affect the communities in which he grew up.
Along with anchoring, Keith has field anchored sporting events for the Eagles, Phillies, 76ers, and Flyers. He has also covered college sports, Super Bowls, and the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games.
His favorite stories include stepping over the border into North Korea during the Winter Games and covering the national title runs of the Villanova Men’s Basketball team in 2016 and 2018. The Villanova alumus, who studied Communication and Philosophy, was a former student-manager under head coach Jay Wright. He even practiced with the team on occasion.
"You were a good enough player that we used you in practice, so you were kind of like half player, half manager,” said Wright in 2016. “You had good length, you had hops."
Prior to joining NBC10 in July 2012, Keith was an anchor/reporter at WHSV, the ABC affiliate in Harrisburg, VA. He then went on to work as a reporter/fill-in anchor at WTAE, the ABC affiliate in Pittsburgh.
Since 2013, Keith has served as an adjunct professor of Broadcast Journalism at Villanova University. In 2018, Keith received Villanova’s Young Alumni Medal, which is given annual to one alumnus who has made outstanding contributions to one or more areas of society, including professional, academic, and service to the college.
In 2014, he was honored with the school’s annual Ethos Award, which recognizes an alumnus who serves as a role model to students by demonstrating character, service, and excellence in the field of Communication. The same year, Keith was awarded the University’s annual Young Alumni Medallion, given to an alumnus who’d graduated within ten years, excelled in his or her professional endeavors, and demonstrated ongoing service to the community and the University.
An active member of the community, Keith volunteers on the Board of Directors for nonprofits Main Line Deputy Dog, the Philadelphia Fireman’s Museum, and Turning Points for Children. He is also an active volunteer with the American Red Cross of Eastern Pennsylvania and Villanova’s Office of Disability Services.
In his free time Keith enjoys playing both the guitar and piano and has even recorded original music.
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