Jordyn Elston

Jordyn Elston


Auburn, AL

Jordyn Elston is a general assignment reporter for WSFA 12 News and is based in Auburn.

She is a Birmingham native, but moved to Troy to pursue a degree in broadcast journalism at Troy University.

While at Troy, she served as the student news director for Troy TrojanVision - the student-run newscast, and as the public relations chair for Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

Jordyn was awarded the Southeastern Journalism Conference Best Hard News Reporter award in 2017 and the Best Television Anchor award in 2016. She graduated summa cum laude with her bachelors degree in broadcast journalism from Troy University in May 2017. She earned her masters degree in strategic communication from Troy in May 2018.

In her spare time Jordyn likes to watch HGTV, drink sweet tea, and spend time with her family and friends.

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  • SEJC - Best News Anchor 2016
  • SEJC- Best Hard News Reporter 2017


  • Troy University- B.S. Broadcast Journalism M.S. Strategic Communication

Recent Articles by Jordyn

  Auburn leaders trying to put a hold on student housing expansion

  Improvements coming to some exits on I-85 in Auburn

  MPS officials respond amid financial woes

  ADPH monitoring coronavirus

  Wetumpka community reflects 1-year tornado anniversary

  911 texting now available in Auburn

  6th annual MLK Celebration wraps up in Montgomery

  Search continues for missing Tallapoosa County woman

  Major flooding in Macon County after heavy rain

  Strong winds cause damage in Butler County

  Family loses home after lightning strike

  EMA, Alabama Power prep for severe storms

  Community expresses support for new proposed charter school

  Family, community rally around brother and sister hit by car

  Frazer United responds to proposed United Methodist Church split

  Rise in flu cases leads to visitor restrictions at hospitals

  Pike Road mayor looks forward to more growth

  Auburn fans prepare for Outback Bowl

  LifeSouth in need of blood, platelet donations

Many shoppers expected after Christmas

  Record numbers of motorists this holiday season

  Auburn University starts collaborative effort to fight opioid abuse

  Meet Chris West, newly-appointed Lowndes County sheriff

  Montgomery retailers gear up for ‘panic week’ of holiday shopping

  Lost dog returned to owners after being found in an unusual place

  Montgomery residents weigh in on 20-year plan

  Meeting to talk Montgomery’s future to be held Thursday

  Auburn mayor looks to halt student housing developments

Drivers license office now open on Saturdays in Montgomery

  Female veteran remembers Pearl Harbor 78 years later