Jason Dennis

Jason Dennis


Jason rejoined the WTVM staff in August 2007 and now anchors News Leader 9 at 5:00, 6:00 and 11:00. He has 15 years of experience in the TV news business, most of that time in Columbus and East Alabama.  Jason graduated from Elon College in N.C. in 1998 and immediately started his first job as reporter and anchor at WDTV in Bridgeport, W.V. Jason became WTVM's East Alabama Bureau Chief in 1999, working out of our Opelika newsroom.  He then moved to Columbus, working with the station as the senior police, courts & military reporter until 2004.  From there, Jason moved to Birmingham, AL and worked for 3 years as a reporter and fill-in anchor at WBRC Fox 6, which is now part of our Raycom team. Married since 2000, Jason's wife Shana is a home health physical therapist in Columbus.  They now live in Midland with their two wonderful children - Olivia and Zachary.  Jason's interests include going to church, running, playing sports like tennis, golf and basketball, along with traveling and watching movies.  The most important thing in Jason's life is his faith in God. Jason was born in Galveston, Texas in 1976 and grew up mainly in the mountains of western North Carolina, near Asheville, where Jason's parents and sister still live.

Recent Articles by Jason

  MILITARY MATTERS: East Alabama retreat helps veterans considering suicide

  MILITARY MATTERS: From pageants to the Army National Guard

MILITARY MATTERS: Will Fort Benning be renamed because of Confederate connection?

  MILITARY MATTERS: Buffalo Soldiers ride for justice

  MILITARY MATTERS: House of Heroes suffers financially amid coronavirus pandemic

  MILITARY MATTERS: Iraq blast survivor becomes Army chaplain

MILITARY MATTERS: Army Emergency Relief helping soldiers through tough financial times

  MILITARY MATTERS: Band at Fort Benning puts on rock concert online

MILITARY MATTERS: Georgia National Guard assisting healthcare workers at hospitals amid COVID-19 pandemic

MILITARY MATTERS: Soldier’s spouse, turned entrepreneur, helps families during COVID-19 pandemic

  MILITARY MATTERS: Changes at Ft. Benning in response to COVID-19 pandemic

  Pt. 2: Columbus evangelists learn from culture in Africa

  Pt. 1: Team from Take the City ministry in Columbus takes mission trip to Africa

MILITARY MATTERS: Equipment Arrives for New Army Combat Fitness Test

  MILITARY MATTERS: Former Ft. Benning drill sergeant, one of world’s fittest people leading CrossFit in Phenix City

MILITARY MATTERS: Army Reservist shooter aiming for the Olympics

  MILITARY MATTERS: Final Soldier Marathon

  MILITARY MATTERS: Inside look at school on Fort Benning facing protests

  MILITARY MATTERS: Auburn baseball team trains like Army Rangers

  First ever 90-Day addiction recovery program coming to Columbus

  Military Matters: Columbus car dealership team with House of Heroes to aid military widow

Fort Benning being proactive about noise and smoke concerns

  EXCLUSIVE: CPD in dire need of nearly 100 officers, says police chief

  Military Matters: ‘Battle Buddies’ Army family writes about military journey

  MILITARY MATTERS: Ft. Benning Army brigade simulating tactical training

  Military Matters: Lighthouse Brigade JROTC Honors Students

  Military Matters: Ft. Benning drill sergeants cleaning up storm damage

  Military Matters: Ft. Benning gives first look at new combat fitness test

  Military Matters: New movie and art at National Infantry Museum

  Military Matters: Fort Benning commanding general breaking racial barriers