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


  • 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

  Alabamians express mixed feelings about new mask order

  EAMC officials concerned about rise in COVID-19 cases

  Auburn University releases guidelines for fall semester

  OraSecure receives funding for breakthrough COVID tests

  Dermatologist offers tips to deal with ‘maskne’

  Auburn plant expansion to support COVID-19 vaccine effort

  Nursing home resident describes life during COVID-19 pandemic

  Doctors voice concerns ahead of holiday weekend

  MPS reacts to state’s roadmap to reopening schools

State health officers give coronavirus update

  Colleges plan for students to be back in dorms this fall

  CAVHCS working to protect patients during COVID-19

  Dad YouTuber goes viral offering dad-vice

  Hundreds gather for Juneteenth march in Opelika

  COVID-19 poses risk for some activities

  Auburn businesses prepare for students’ return

  Commission-based jobs impacted by pandemic

  Macon County officials want Confederate statue relocated

  Tuskegee leaders looking to relocate Confederate monument

  Law enforcement focusing on improving community relations

  Petition circulating to change Montgomery school names

  Dexter Avenue pastor: ‘America has its knee on its own neck'

  Dozens of protestors gather peacefully in Tuskegee

  Hundreds gather in Auburn to call for justice and racial equality

  Community colleges seeing high application numbers

  Non-profit organizations feeling impact of COVID-19

  East Alabama Medical Center offering antibody testing

  Child care facilities preparing to welcome more children

  Marine Patrol enforcing social distancing rules Memorial Day weekend

  Doctors urge parents to keep their kids active