Jennifer Horton is an investigative reporter for WSFA 12 News in Montgomery. Her reporting focuses on issues involving criminal justice, specifically crime, government corruption, and the state and federal court system. During Jennifer’s 12-year stint at WSFA she has served as a weekend anchor and general assignment reporter, traveling the state and country covering stories that impact local viewers. Jennifer is an active member of the Gray News Investigative team, the Investigative Reporters and Editors organization, and a graduate of Auburn University.
Alabama Associated Press Best Reporter
Alabama Broadcasters Association “Best in Broadcast: Investigative Reporting”
Southeast Emmy Excellence in My Market Awards: honors in General Assignment Reporting & Investigative Reporting
VOCAL Voice for Victims
Auburn University, Radio, Television, and Film; Spanish
Sizeable changes are coming to Alabama’s criminal justice system and its prisons. The reforms were ordered by the Department of Justice after an investigation determined the state’s prisons are so dangerous it’s depriving prisoners of their basic civil rights.
“They only wanted the name of the officer who killed their child released,” said Ben Crump, attorney for the Bradford family. “What is it about this officer that the AG and the Hoover police are hiding?”