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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  • 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

State officials offer guidance for graduation ceremonies

STEM preschool offers free virtual lessons

Battling addiction during COVID-19 pandemic

FDA urging people to donate blood as coronavirus fears intensify

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

Woman pushing for awareness after scary interaction in Montgomery

Survey finds Ala. drivers more likely to speed through yellow light

911 texting now available in Auburn

Family loses home after lightning strike

Many shoppers expected after Christmas

Auburn University starts collaborative effort to fight opioid abuse

Lost dog returned to owners after being found in an unusual place

Auburn mayor looks to halt student housing developments

Female veteran remembers Pearl Harbor 78 years later

Though annoying, love bugs serve helpful role

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

Community raises money for Montgomery woman after accident

‘Karing for Kayla’ event to raise support for tornado victim

Study: Alabama ranks 11th in fraud/scam reports

Final Four watch party at Auburn Arena Saturday

Rain causes major delays in Auburn airport project

AL congressional candidate raises voter registration concerns