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

  Ala. farmers losing money due to drought

  More than 300 participate in 9/11 memorial stair climb

  Opelika High pre-game prayer changes causing controversy

  Football teams support 9-year-old leukemia survivor

  Changes made to Auburn tailgating rules

Tuskegee looking to expand tourism

  Auburn University rolls out safety app with virtual buddy system

  Father’s lost watch returned to son 12 years later

  35 percent of Alabamians stopped taking prescriptions due to cost

  Angel wings honor March 3 storm victims at Lee County school

  Lee County offers free self defense classes for women

Youth coalition to help stop drug abuse in Macon County

  Auburn City Schools seeing a rise in enrollment

  Tuskegee University students restoring historic windows on campus

  AU makes changes to game day operations

  New development coming to Auburn

  Back to school bash raises money for Ala. foster kids

  Task force created to help Northwest Auburn

  ACS to expand transportation facility; looking for more drivers

New medical services facility coming to Auburn

  Community raises money for Montgomery woman after accident

Opelika making all sidewalks, government buildings ADA compliant

  Doctor offers tips to avoid back-to-school germs

  Envision Opelika brings pre-k back to the city

  First responders recognized after saving stroke victim’s life

  Petition seeks to stop water main construction in Chewacla State Park

  Parking changes coming to Auburn University this fall

  Residents moving back to Beauregard nearly 5 months after tornadoes

  Community forum held with hopes to reduce crime in Opelika

  Opioid education program happening Tuesday in East Alabama