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Adam Jones tolerated it for an entire school year, knowing one day it would pay off.
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It did. While the rest of the Northeastern campus slept, there was Jones, a senior communications major in , walking across campus to the Orange Line under the still-dark Boston sky.
At the time he was only an intern, balancing his work on 's street team and helping cover Boston sports with full-time classes and his position with WRBB, Northeastern's student radio station — but that was only the beginning.
Jones's work with eventually propelled him into a career as one of the premier young broadcasters in New England, working at I think it was a sacrifice but a sacrifice most radio people are willing to make.
From the start, Jones knew he had large shoes to fill and even larger expectations. Jones spent his first co-op rotation working for the university's Sports Information Department, which helped build an array of professional contacts within the local media.
He also did play-by-play for Northeastern's on-demand basketball broadcasts, GoNUxstream, from his time as a student until last winter. Jones said his college experiences were vital to his eventual success as a full-time radio broadcaster.
That was also where Jones met who proved to be one of the most valuable professional contacts of his young career — Mike Felger.
Jones credited Felger for helping him get his first gig at It's been less than five years since Jones was still roaming the Northeastern campus and calling games for WRBB and GoNUxstream, but that hasn't stopped him from ascending through the ranks of New England radio.
He's now a month into his new gig at