Jordyn Elston

Jordyn Elston

Reporter

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.

If you have any story ideas email her at jelston@wsfa.com.

You can also follow her Twitter and Instagram @jordynwsfa or on Facebook.

Awards:

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

Education:

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

Recent Articles by Jordyn

  Kerryon Johnson gives back with back to school shopping spree

  Food Bank of East Alabama raising money for new building

  Power restored at Lee County Humane Society but donations needed

Montgomery EMA offers tips to stay safe in severe weather

  ADOC hosts hiring event Saturday

  Blood donors needed due to critically low supply

  ‘Karing for Kayla’ event to raise support for tornado victim

  ALEA troopers see increase in boating, automobile crashes over holiday weekend

  Study: Alabama ranks 11th in fraud/scam reports

  Twin Oaks Farm celebrates 100th anniversary

Week of July Fourth packed with events in River Region

  New Montgomery airport executive director eager to execute his vision

  Auburn works to add second breastfeeding station to Jordan Hare

  Lee County EMA asks FEMA for shelter funding

  Opelika water fix could cost millions of dollars

  Treatment developed at AU for rare genetic disease to undergo first human clinical trial

  Auburn moving forward with Opelika Road construction

  Blood donations in short supply during summer months

Toomer’s Corner gearing up for Auburn’s first CWS appearance in 22 years

  J.F. Drake to get $19.8 million makeover

  Smart neighborhood coming to Auburn

  Montgomery teen uses illness to inspire others

  $24 million expansion unveiled on AU campus

  Summer programs offer free meals in East Ala.

  Community speaks out on changes needed in NW Auburn

  Auburn City Schools names new superintendent recommendation

  Montgomery group holds prayer walk in Regency Park

  Montgomery’s 2019 Parade of Homes happens this weekend

  Opelika Crime Commission looks for way to strengthen community

  Anti-abortion rally held at Alabama Capitol, 1 arrested