Alexander Emerick Alex Jones is an American political skeptic, radio show host, documentary filmmaker, and writer. His syndicated newstalk show The Alex Jones Show, based in Austin, Texas, airs via the Genesis Communications Network and shortwave station WWCR across the United States, and on the Internet in video form.
Jones was born in 1974, in Dallas, Texas, and grew up in the Dallas suburb of Rockwall and the city of Austin, Texas. His father David Jones is a dentist and his mother, a homemaker. In his video podcasts, he reports that he is of Irish, German, Welsh, mostly English, and partially Native American descent. He was a lineman on his high schools football team and graduated from Anderson High School in Austin, Texas in 1993. As a teenager, he read Gary Allens None Dare Call It Conspiracy, which strongly affected him, and which he calls the easiesttoread primer on The New World Order. After high school, Jones attended Austin Community College.