Preston Jones


  • Writes about music for a number of newspapers and online publications, including: 360 West Magazine, Central Track, Dallas Observer and Oklahoma Today. 
  • Previously wrote freelance music articles for Slant Magazine, the New York Observer and the Oklahoma Gazette.
  • Was the pop music critic for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and its entertainment website, 


Preston Jones was a music writer for ThoughtCo for seven months in 2015 and 2016, contributing articles about music. An Oklahoma native, Preston has been writing about music, film, TV, books and more (in print and online) since 1999. His work has appeared in the New York Observer, Houston Chronicle, the Dallas Morning News, the Miami Herald, the Chicago Tribune, Oklahoma Today, the Oklahoma Gazette, Slant Magazine, PopMatters, on WGN Radio and on National Public Radio. 


University of Oklahoma, B.A. in journalism; Southern Methodist University, M.A. Communication, Media and Technology

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