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

Chambers County named a COVID-19 hotspot

  New COVID-19 tests coming to Lee County

  Macon County Schools prepared for alternate education methods

  Experts say watch out for common touch points to avoid COVID-19 spread

  Curfew being considered in Lee County due to COVID-19 outbreak

  Macon County now offering coronavirus testing

  School officials discuss new education methods

  3 Montgomery college students stuck in Guatemala

Auburn University experts say COVID-19 vaccine could take 12 months

  AU student talks about postponed graduation ceremony

  Social distancing causing increase in deliveries

  Lee County COVID-19 cases rise; city leaders remain calm

COVD-19 leads to visitor restrictions at EAMC

1 killed in Butler County crash

  Creekwood Resources withdraws quarry applications to ADEM

FDA urging people to donate blood as coronavirus fears intensify

Montgomery theft suspect sought

  MLK’s son, others ask Alabama to stop inmate’s upcoming execution

  Jay Wolf honored by Montgomery Sunrise Rotary

  55th annual Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee kicks off

  Montgomery Regional Airport seeing more travelers

Proposed quarry causing concerns in Opelika

  Cyclists prepare to bike over 50 miles in honor of Selma to Montgomery march

  Unannounced drill causes concern for some Prattville HS parents

  Meet Auburn’s new police chief Cedric Anderson

  Draft bill proposes extended summer break for Alabama students

  Montgomery Transition Team hears community feedback

  Mike Bloomberg makes campaign stop in Montgomery

  Woman pushing for awareness after scary interaction in Montgomery

  River Region housing market hot, experts say