Perris Jones joined the FOX 5 DC team in August 2021.
Before arriving in the nation’s capital, he was a reporter for KOCO 5 TV in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma for three years. Prior to his stint in Oklahoma, Perris was an Anchor, Reporter and Producer for KPLC-TV in Lake Charles, Louisiana. He also interned for WTXL ABC 27 in Tallahassee, Florida.
Perris is originally from the sunshine state, born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida.
He graduated from Florida A&M University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism.
While attending FAMU, Perris was a radio personality for the on-campus radio station 90.5.
Outside the hustle and bustle of news, Perris spends his time writing and recording music, making Hip-Hop, R&B, Dancehall and Pop songs.
Perris is also a huge sports fan and watches Skip and Shannon Undisputed daily on FOX Sports 1.
If he’s not watching Skip and Shannon, then it’s time to turn the TV to Netflix for a binge-watch session of Grey’s Anatomy.
If you have any story ideas, send Perris an email at perris.jones@FOX.com.
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