Chelsea Jones is the weekend evening anchor for 12 News, and you can also find her reporting three days during the week. Chelsea has a passion for people and telling their stories, and she is excited to continue that journey in New England.
Before calling the Ocean State home, Chelsea worked as an anchor/reporter for WPRI 12’s sister station KTVE in Monroe, Louisiana.
As a proud native of the D[M]V, Chelsea grew up just outside of the Washington, D.C. Metro Area. She is also a proud graduate of the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism.
Throughout her college career, Chelsea interned for WTTG Fox 5 D.C. and the ABC affiliate WJLA.
Chelsea loves discovering the hidden gems within communities and can’t wait to explore all of Rhode Island. When she isn’t reporting, Chelsea is obsessing over her dog Sir Fitzgerald, binge watching a TV series, or spending time with family and friends.
Chelsea is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and The National Association of Black Journalists.