Alex Jones

Alex Jones

Digital Content Manager

Alex joined News Leader 9 as an intern in August 2017 and then joined the Digital Team in December 2017 and became the Digital Content Manager in April 2019.

He is from Columbus and graduated from Columbus State University with Bachelor’s of Arts in English-Professional Writing in December 2017 and is pursuing a Master’s degree in Communication at Auburn University.

Recent Articles by Alex

UPDATE: Phenix City man murdered in parking lot between Columbus nightclubs

Ga. Chick-fil-A employee saves child choking in drive-thru lane

Auburn University senior elected mayor of Camp Hill, Ala.

Auburn University announces mostly in-person plan for spring 2021

Prominent Phenix City businessman, WWII vet passes away at 99

Southern Union State Community College celebrates life of basketball player killed in car crash

Teen charged with murder in Columbus woman’s stabbing death, man charged with tampering

Suspect in Auburn teen’s kidnapping turned murder re-arrested

Valley woman shoots ex-boyfriend after he came to pick up his phone

UPDATE: Missing Auburn teen found dead; two charged with his kidnapping

Auburn renames student center after Ga. Supreme Court Chief Justice

Tyler Perry teams with Ga. First Lady Marty Kemp for human trafficking PSA

UPDATE: Atlanta-area 1-year-old located hours after gunpoint kidnapping

East Ala. foster parents charged with child abuse after toddler suffers brain bleed

Popular downtown Auburn bar voluntarily closing to prevent COVID-19 spread

More than 200 Auburn University students test positive for COVID-19 during first week of classes

UPDATE: Overnight armed robbery, home invasion and police chase ends in four arrests

Reports: Ga. Gov. not requiring masks at public schools

Atlanta mayor reportedly set to mandate face masks

Former LaGrange TV station owner sentenced to 1,000 years in prison paroled after 7

UPDATE: Alleged zebra abuser identified after slapping animal at Wild Animal Safari

Phenix City police release statement on death of assistant chief

East Ala. boy who nearly drowned in Panama City Beach released from hospital

Opelika police investigating allegation that officer used a racial slur

FBI casting wide net in search for missing Miss. teen with autism, bipolar disorder

UPDATE: Suspect in Aniah Blanchard’s death to face grand jury on capital murder charge

Death investigation underway at Phenix City lumber mill after machine malfunction

Arrest warrants issued for D.A. candidate Mark Jones

Auburn President: “We’re gonna have football this fall.” Will they?

Opelika High School sets date for in-person graduation ceremony