Ken Jones (Kenneth Leon Jones)
BiographyLos Angeles, California, USA
He was born to Georgia Wood Jones and Henry Leon Jones. He attended Fremont High school in Los Angeles, California. He was hired as a reporter for the Los Angeles Herald Examiner Newspaper in 1954. He became a disc jockey at KBCA and KGFJ radio and a news director for KDAY radio in L.A. in 1962. He worked as a production assistant for the West Coast edition of the Huntley-Brinkley Report from 1963-65 which he left to become a regular newscaster for KRLA radio in Pasadena. Read more... in Los Angeles where he received an Emmy Award for a one-hour news special. His growing prominence led to numerous TV and film roles including The Candidate (1972) and Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: The Young Runaways (1978).