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

New details emerge in high speed chase that ended in crash on River Rd.

  Fort Benning soldier shot and killed, wife charged with his murder

Car break-ins increasing in LaGrange, police remind you to remain vigilant

  EXCLUSIVE: News Leader 9 sits down with one of the lead actors from Columbus-filmed ‘The Long Night’

  14-year-old charged in shooting of Columbus 9-year-old

  UPDATE: Missing Salem woman located safely

Ala. Gov. Kay Ivey awards $115K grant to help Russell Co. child abuse victims

  31-year-old Columbus woman reported missing

  Police investigate after 9-year-old boy shot on Andrea Dr. in Columbus

Phenix City Housing Authority awarded $12 million in low-income housing tax credits

Man injured in 18th Ave. Columbus shooting not intended target, police say

Opelika police searching for fraud suspect at Pepperell Pkwy. Walmart

  Looking to volunteer? Try out Piedmont Columbus Regional

Phenix City police investigating second overnight drive by shooting, none injured

  UPDATE: Victim ID’d in second Phenix City drive by in just over two weeks

  Opelika police investigating armed robbery over the weekend on Pepperell Pkwy.

Auburn Tigers advance to College World Series after blowout win against UNC

  Autopsy results released following Columbus woman’s murder on Mellon St.

  Columbus police release description of murder suspect after woman found dead on playground

  Opelika police investigating early morning shooting on Chester Ave. over the weekend

  Phenix City police investigating shooting at Edmond Estates on 6th Place South

  Columbus girl cast as granddaughter in Bruce Willis-led, Columbus-filmed movie

Jim Blanchard Leadership Forum announces speakers for 14th annual event

  First responders look to recruit new hires with career expo

  Auburn University unveils new 62K square foot science building expansion

  Columbus mayor recounts HHS call on possible immigrant shelter in Ft. Benning

  Columbus woman rescued after tree falls on car, trapping her inside

More than 11K Columbus residents without power following afternoon storms

  Columbus police searching for porch pirate seen on surveillance video

  Teen driver in crash that killed Auburn broadcast legend, wife tells police he fell asleep behind the wheel