Jennifer Horton

Jennifer Horton

Investigative Reporter

Montgomery, AL

Jennifer Horton is an investigative reporter for WSFA 12 News in Montgomery. Her reporting focuses on issues involving criminal justice, specifically crime, government corruption, and the state and federal court system. During Jennifer’s 12-year stint at WSFA she has served as a weekend anchor and general assignment reporter, traveling the state and country covering stories that impact local viewers. Jennifer is an active member of the Gray News Investigative team, the Investigative Reporters and Editors organization, and a graduate of Auburn University.


  • Alabama Associated Press Best Reporter
  • Alabama Broadcasters Association “Best in Broadcast: Investigative Reporting”
  • Southeast Emmy Excellence in My Market Awards: honors in General Assignment Reporting & Investigative Reporting
  • VOCAL Voice for Victims


  • Auburn University, Radio, Television, and Film; Spanish

Recent Articles by Jennifer

Trial date set for suspended Lee Co District Attorney charged with 7 felony counts

  Pandemic highlights cracks in public health funding, infrastructure

  Alabama sees dramatic drop in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations

  Alabama bill aims to reduce children’s exposure to lead paint

  State health officer gives update on Alabama’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts

  Some Alabama Walmarts, Sam’s Clubs to administer COVID-19 vaccines

  2,000 COVID-19 vaccines to be given Monday at Montgomery clinic

  What to know about 8 mass vaccination clinics opening Monday in Alabama

  Push for vaccinations grows as COVID-19 variants emerge in Alabama

  ADPH: Johnson & Johnson’s 1-dose vaccine would benefit Alabama

  Educators rally for funds to expand mental health services

  Montgomery child advocacy center seeing twice as many abuse cases

  Suspect pleads guilty to raping woman at gunpoint, sentenced to 198 years

  Johnson & Johnson vaccine could provide needed boost to state’s allocation

  Former Lee County psychiatrist sentenced in federal pill mill case

  CARES Act funds earmarked for cities, counties reallocated to unemployment trust fund

  Ala. banks prepare to process PPP applications, loans

  Alabama AG orders review of dark money group he chairs after deadly Capitol riot

  Police: Suspect steals SUV, commits 3 carjackings before officer-involved shooting

  Alabama passes grim milestone as COVID-19 claims 5,000+ lives

  Ala. remains in the dark over vaccine shipments, allocations

Veteran nurse says administering vaccine is the highlight of her career

  First COVID-19 vaccines administered at Baptist South in Montgomery

Baptist South receives nearly 4,000 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Baptist Health expects to receive about 3,900 doses of Pfizer vaccine

What’s next for Alabama hospitals slated to receive the Pfizer vaccine

UAB running short on beds, staff to treat growing number of COVID-19 patients

Alabama hospitals continue to treat record number of COVID-19 patients

Cam Ward looks to restore balance, improve morale as Pardons & Paroles director

Testimony: Lee County DA paid settlement following sex discrimination claim