Jonquil Newland joined the Channel 3 Eyewitness News team in August 2011 as a reporter. In April, 2013, Jonquil began as Anchor for Eyewitness News: Weekend TODAY Show. Jonquil comes to Chattanooga from the ABC affiliate in Jackson, Tennessee where she was the weekend anchor and reporter.

Jonquil was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan but has spent the majority of her life in Tennessee.

She earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Tennessee- Knoxville. She performed and traveled with the Pride of the Southland Marching Band and performed before 100,000 fans at Neyland Stadium.

Jonquil has a dog, Prince Naveen and cat named Bing. In her free time, Jonquil enjoys being outdoors, dancing, traveling and cheering on the Tennessee Vols. If you have a story or a news tip, you can contact Jonquil at or at

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