William Jones is a Supervising Editor for Morning Edition and the Up First podcast. He's no stranger to public media, having worked previously as a reporter and producer for New York's PBS station, WNET. During his time there he was nominated for an Emmy for his piece on New York's oldest bar, McSorley's Old Ale House.
Prior to PBS, Jones was a senior producer for Al Jazeera, covering major international stories including the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine. He began his journalism career with internships at WNYC New York Public Radio, WBGO Jazz 88.3 FM and a number of BBC outlets in the United Kingdom.