- 2023 Annual Workshop for Journalists Fellow
Terry is a Baton Rouge native and has lived and worked there for the last decade. Before joining Floodlight as its Louisiana Enterprise Reporter, he was the City Hall reporter for The Advocate. He has covered crime, local politics and environmental issues in the Louisiana capital and the surrounding area. Terry is a graduate of Southern University. In 2020, he was awarded a reporting fellowship from Investigative Reporters and Editors and uncovered how the East Baton Rouge Parish Office of Community Development mismanaged federal money meant for affordable housing. Jones also moonlights as a writer of young adult fiction.