Colorado State University
Co-starred in Paul Feig's "Ghostbusters"
Became cast member/writer on "Saturday Night Live"
Appeared in "National Security"
Jones was recommended to SNL producer Lorne Michaels by her friend Chris Rock.
Jones' first appearance in a live SNL sketch was marred by a cuecard mishap in which she froze on stage for several seconds.
Jones was initially hired as a writer, but her performance as a guest commentator on Weekend Update led to her being added to the performing cast the following season.
Jones' appearances on Weekend Update were frequently marked by playfully aggressive flirting with co-anchor Colin Jost.