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 number of pandemic-related hospitalizations nearly double in two weeks, and the state hospital association warns there's a narrow window to bring down the number of cases before it potentially crashes Alabama's healthcare system.
Montgomery County’s COVID-19 caseload now sits at 3,059 and remains the largest in the state. Its inability to stem the surge in cases is gaining national traction and the attention of U.S. Senator Doug Jones.
As doctors across the state are preparing to administer the potentially life-saving antiviral Remdesivir to some of their sickest patients, the Alabama Department of Public Health will not disclose what hospitals were selected to receive this drug.