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

Sketch of suspect in Smiths Station murder released, law enforcement on the search

Phenix City man sentenced to 35 years in federal prison on drug and firearms charges

Motorcyclist in critical condition after late night crash in Opelika

Former Chambers Co. Probate Court employee convicted of stealing almost $300K

New details in Phenix City school bus crash

Man convicted of Phenix City murder, sentenced to life appears to be posting on social media

20-year-old ID’d following fatal shooting on Lee Rd. 315 in Smiths Station

Auburn teen dies in fatal late-night single-vehicle accident on Lee Rd. 81

Opelika hosting first ever craft beer festival

  Man suspected of killing Auburn officer, injuring two others waives hearing

Beauregard Volunteer Fire Department, Chief named top volunteer department, firefighter in Ala.

Ga. mother, three children stabbed to death in gruesome quadruple homicide, suspect arrested

Suspect breaks door, steals cigarettes at Opelika gas station

Two wanted after stealing TVs at an Opelika hotel

Mother of man shot and killed by Phenix City officer in 2017 awarded $100K settlement

Auburn man arrested for breaking into cars, fleeing police

Gogue confirmed as Auburn University’s interim president after Leath departure

Auburn man arrested on multiple drug charges

  Crews locate body of 6-year-old boy who fell into Chattahoochee River

Search underway for 6-year-old child in Chattahoochee River

Opelika police investigating multiple unconnected armed robberies

UPDATE: Police locate missing Opelika woman last seen leaving hospital

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