Alex Jones

Alex Jones

Digital Content Manager

Alex joined News Leader 9 as an intern in August 2017 and then joined the Digital Team in December 2017 and became the Digital Content Manager in April 2019.

He is from Columbus and graduated from Columbus State University with Bachelor’s of Arts in English-Professional Writing in December 2017 and is pursuing a Master’s degree in Communication at Auburn University.


Recent Articles by Alex

Colorblind Auburn man sees a whole new world on Father’s Day

14-year-old charged in shooting of Columbus 9-year-old

Phenix City police investigating second overnight drive by shooting, none injured

Population in Auburn, Opelika increasing since last census

Troy University, Army announce agreement of graduate credit transfer

Lee County Courthouse gets a facelift, remodels back to match front

Columbus 2nd graders remix “Old Town Road” as they move to 3rd grade

Phenix City man arrested for murder after fist fight leaves one dead

Three teenagers arrested in Lee County armed robbery, held on $100K bond

Man arrested after deadly early morning shooting on Fox Run Pkwy. that killed one in Opelika

Former POTUS Jimmy Carter breaks hip, concerned about turkey hunting

Opelika theft, fraud at multiple businesses prompts police investigation

Coca-Cola celebrates 133rd birthday, but where was its birthplace?

Kraft wants to foot the bill for your Mother’s Day babysitter

Opelika police investigating two theft cases at Home Depot

Mother to cross Auburn graduation stage with quadriplegic daughter

Opelika police release sketch of armed robbery suspect

Man in trench coat robs Valley gas station with shotgun

AL mother charged with murder after fire that killed four-month-old

  Infant dies following structure fire in Phenix City

Opelika police investigating armed robbery in Cracker Barrel parking lot

Chambers Co. deputy’s arm gets trapped in vehicle door during police chase

Opelika police investigating early morning armed robbery at Marathon

SIX MONTHS LATER: Hurricane Michael survivors remain picking up pieces

Opelika police searching for three suspects in armed robbery

One injured after vehicle flipped in wreck in Macon County, AL

Auburn Tigers could score you some pizza with a comeback win

UPDATE: 3 killed in house fire on Frederick Rd. in Opelika ID’d

Auburn man sentenced for wire fraud totaling nearly $2 million

UDPATE: Missing 50-year-old Phenix City man located after nearly three weeks