WRIC Names Former Miami Reporter as Newest Evening Anchor

By Stephanie Tsoflias Siegel 

WRIC, the ABC station in Richmond, Va., has hired former Miami reporter and Atlanta anchor Constance Jones.

Jones announced the move on social media yesterday.

“I’m super excited to be in Richmond,” she said.

Jones will join anchor Juan Conde at 5, 5:30, 6 and 11 p.m.

“We are excited to have Constance join the WRIC 8News Team. Her experience and success throughout her career make her a perfect fit for our newsroom. I’m confident viewers throughout RVA will find Constance to be someone they can trust with the big stories as well as being deeply involved in the community,” said news director Shane Moreland.

Constance previously worked at WAGA and WPLG.She has been honored by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the Texas Associated Press, and the National Association of Black Journalists for Excellence in News Reporting.