Some fans noticed that host Sheinelle Jones was missing from Friday’s celebrations this week, marking 70 years since NBC’s TODAY debuted.
The TODAY show celebrated 70 years on-air this past weekend, and some viewers noticed that Jones, who was previously seen on TV, was not present during her broadcast duties. Some have since wondered where TODAY’s Sheinelle Jones went. Let’s take a peek…
Sheinelle Jones misses out on TODAY’s 70 year anniversary
On Friday, the TODAY show aired a special edition to commemorate its 70th anniversary as it looked back on its previous and present anchors’ tenures on the program.
Today’s third-hour host Sheinelle Jones was missing from last night’s program, according to some viewers. Some famous faces appeared throughout the show, but some individuals noticed that TODAY’s third-hour host Sheinelle Jones was absent.
Fans of the show were concerned by her absence, with some going to Twitter to inquire about her whereabouts:
Where is Sheinelle Jones?
Sheinelle Jones is currently on vacation in Dubai, where she was recently seen with her co-anchor Hoda Kotb on the TODAY show.
Marissa Jones announced her return to Instagram this week, saying she was celebrating a friend’s “milestone birthday.” She captioned a photograph of herself with her mother and sister, writing: “#78covidtests were worth the beautiful days & Magical nights in Dubai.”
TODAY host’s career explored
Sheinelle Jones has worked for NBC’s TODAY for the past eight years, having first joined the network in 2014.
She was previously with Fox’s Good Day Philadelphia for almost 10 years and joined Weekend TODAY at the time. Jones has been the anchor for the third hour of TODAY since its inception in 1962.
Her role expanded over time to include the third hour of weekday mornings on THE TONIGHT SHOW, which she has hosted since 2004. In 2019, Jones returned to hosting her weekends on the daytime TODAY show after a brief hiatus from that duty.