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
The DA’s office says it didn't realize the new trial location was still within WSFA 12 News' coverage area and called that a violation of the Alabama Supreme Court's ruling that allowed a venue change in the first place.
The Poarch Band of Creek Indians fired back after former state Senator Gerald Dial held a news conference to announce a new non-profit, Poarch Creek Accountability Now, or PCAN, a 501c(4) created to pressure the state to find a way to tax the tribe’s gaming revenue.