The Washington Post called Jeannie “Oprah in Training” because of her many strong points versatility stands out most. Although covering entertainment has been constant in Jeannie’s career, she has proven to be skilled at handling more serious news issues for radio, television and newspapers. She was co-host on the “Russ Parr Morning Show” at Radio One then continued to rock the airwaves in her hometown, Washington, D.C. hosting the #1 night show, “Love Talk” on WPGC 95.5 (CBS Radio) and entertainment reporter on ”The Donnie Simpson Morning Show.” Then she returned to Radio One to host her #1 rated midday show for a decade.
Jeannie’s talents extend to doing voiceovers for the WNBA and spokesperson for several major corporations including Apple, Coca Cola, GMC, Anheuseur-Busch, MAC Cosmetics and L’OREAL Paris. She served as Co-Host on WTTG-FOX 5 Morning News Idol Chatter and music critic for BET, The Washington Post, and XM Satellite, a motivational speaker and community activist through The Jeannie Jones Position To Transition Series. She has received numerous awards including the NAACP Leadership Award for donating her time and resources to such organizations as The Boys And Girls Clubs, We Are Super Moms, The United Way Homewalk Los Angeles for the Homeless with Kobe Bryant, American Heart Association, The Good Shepherd Shelter For Battered Women With Children,The Humane Society, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Children’s National Medical Center, Miss USA Pageant, Urban Journalism Workshop for National Public Radio, BETRapItUp Tour for Education and Prevention of HIV/AIDS, Susan G.Komen Walk to End Breast Cancer, and she is a member of the National Association for Female Executives. Jeannie vows to “always encourage youth to be the best they can be” and “elevate tomorrow’s leaders today” through her mentoring program and Grant My Wish Foundation.
Currently, Jeannie is starring in upcoming film, APOLLO and through her production and multi media company with partner Nate “Impact” Jolley producing music for the soundtracks to films, “First Comes Like” and “Stuck” . You can hear her on CBS Radio, LA Talk Radio and read her entertainment column, in several publications and digital platforms including LA Focus Newspaper.