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

Auburn man sentenced to nearly five years for lying to FBI about distributing ISIS propaganda

Eufaula City Schools Board of Education President passes away

Two Opelika pharmacies burglarized, police searching for suspect

Suspect in Auburn teen’s kidnapping turned murder re-arrested

2003 cold case remains a mystery 17 years after man found dead in his home

Auburn University sees drastic decline in positive COVID-19 tests

  Phenix City man serving life sentence five years after killing ex-girlfriend

  Opelika man shot in the leg while being robbed by acquaintance

Valley woman shoots ex-boyfriend after he came to pick up his phone

  UPDATE: Missing Auburn teen found dead; two charged with his kidnapping

Opelika man arrested after child hit by truck while riding bike

COVID-19 cases continue rising by hundreds at Auburn University

Opelika 8-year-old recovering after being hit by pickup truck while riding bike

Auburn renames student center after Ga. Supreme Court Chief Justice

Total number of COVID-19 cases at Auburn University tops 1,000

POLICE: Charges pending in weekend attempted kidnapping in Opelika

Tyler Perry teams with Ga. First Lady Marty Kemp for human trafficking PSA

  UPDATE: Atlanta-area 1-year-old located hours after gunpoint kidnapping

East Ala. foster parents charged with child abuse after toddler suffers brain bleed

Popular downtown Auburn bar voluntarily closing to prevent COVID-19 spread

Lee County inmate passes away after COVID-19 hospitalization

Auburn University officials conducting investigation into student conduct as hundreds test positive

More than 200 Auburn University students test positive for COVID-19 during first week of classes

UPDATE: Overnight armed robbery, home invasion and police chase ends in four arrests

Man charged with murder in April crash that killed east Ala. father, daughter

Third suspect arrested in shooting of Opelika police car

Three charged with human trafficking in Lee County

Alabama Ethics Commission finds Lanett mayor may have committed ethics violation

Man arrested in historic Holland Mansion fire, seven other Phenix City fires

Three shot, including 5-year-old, in overnight drive-by shooting in Phenix City