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

  Steven Reed kicks off historic inauguration weekend

  Search efforts continue for Aniah Blanchard

  Mothers still seek justice 2 years after sons’ murders

  Donations collected to help homeless

  Dozens gather for Aniah Blanchard vigil

  New business park being developed in Opelika

  New shopping, dining options coming to EastChase

  MPS addresses intervention status at town hall

  MPS buys Holy Cross, plans to relocate BTW students

  Firefighter Combat Challenge returns to Montgomery

  Opelika working on mobile health clinic

  Beto O’Rourke meets voters in Montgomery

  Councilman-Elect reflects on journey

  Montgomery residents fed up with litter problem

  SPLC fighting against housing proposal

  Rep. Terri Sewell talks hot topics at town hall

  Opelika mayor working to increase law enforcement pay

  SDEC approves new bylaws

  Dr. Nicole Ivey officially out as LEAD Academy principal

  Montgomery neighborhood works to cut down crime

  Drought impacting Lake Martin

  Drought impacting Alabama Power lake levels

  Over 100 grave sites in abandoned Shorter cemetery

  Though annoying, love bugs serve helpful role

  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