He is a regular and popular host for many of Achievement Hunter's shows, such as their various Let's Plays, Rage Quit and Play Pals (alongside Gavin Free). He is also the host of the Achievement Hunter podcast, Off Topic.
Michael often makes appearances in live-action productions such as Rooster Teeth Shorts, Ten Little Roosters and Immersion, and is an occasional guest on the Rooster Teeth Podcast. Most notably, he has starred as Zach Spencer, one of the lead characters of Rooster Teeth's feature-length sci-fi film, Lazer Team.
He also appeared regularly on the Internet Box Podcast alongside RWBY cast members Barbara Dunkelman, Lindsay Jones and Kerry Shawcross, as well as several other members of the Rooster Teeth community.
On May 9th, 2014, Michael married Lindsay Jones, a fellow Achievement Hunter and the voice actor for Ruby Rose. In November 2016, they announced they were expecting their first child. Their daughter, Iris Elise Jones, was born on May 24th, 2017. At RTX 2018, Jones announced that a second child was expected to be due in February 2019. Luna Claire Jones was born February 18, 2019.
- A likeness of Michael appears in RWBY as part of the fictional group The Achieve Men, a poster for which hangs in Team RWBY's dorm room.