Morris Jones Anchor

Morris Jones

Morris Jones is the anchor and host of Government Matters - the only weekly TV newscast about the business of government. It airs locally on ABC7 and NewsChannel 8, and worldwide on the American Forces Network. It's only the latest chapter in his long and distinguished broadcast career.

Morris has conducted one-on-one interviews with U.S. presidents, cabinet officials, and members of Congress. He spent nearly two decades at WTTG Fox 5 in Washington before moving to Sinclair Broadcasting to anchor their NewsCentral Project. In 2010, Morris joined NewsChannel 8. He hosts the network's evening news coverage - including the award-winning Capital Insider. You might also recognize him from the pivotal guest role he played in House of Cards Season 2.

Morris is an avid cyclist. He resides in Northern Virginia.

If you are interested in booking Morris for a public appearance, please contact Abby Fenton, director of community relations, at

Please make sure your email includes the following: 1) Name of the organization, 2) Event Date, 3) Time of the event, 4) Number of people expected to attend, 5) County, 6) Event location, and 7) Role of the NewsChannel 8 personality at the event.

Contact Morris

Phone: (703) 842-1700
1100 Wilson BLVD, Suite 601 Arlington, VA 22209

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  1. Protecting IRS data

    Wilshusen interview April 16, 2014

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    Kleinfeld interview April 16, 2014

  3. Paying Uncle Sam

    Alexander interview April 15, 2014

  4. The unraveling situation in Ukraine

    Macgregor interview April 15, 2014

  5. The rise in data theft

    Tsukayama interview April 14, 2013