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

911 texting now available in Auburn

Search continues for missing Tallapoosa County woman

Auburn fans prepare for Outback Bowl

Auburn University starts collaborative effort to fight opioid abuse

Auburn mayor looks to halt student housing developments

Search efforts continue for Aniah Blanchard

Dozens gather for Aniah Blanchard vigil

Opelika working on mobile health clinic

Opelika mayor working to increase law enforcement pay

Drought impacting Lake Martin

Though annoying, love bugs serve helpful role

Ala. farmers losing money due to drought

Opelika High pre-game prayer changes causing controversy

Auburn University rolls out safety app with virtual buddy system

Father’s lost watch returned to son 12 years later

Angel wings honor March 3 storm victims at Lee County school

Lee County offers free self defense classes for women

Youth coalition to help stop drug abuse in Macon County

New development coming to Auburn

Task force created to help Northwest Auburn

ACS to expand transportation facility; looking for more drivers

New medical services facility coming to Auburn

Opelika making all sidewalks, government buildings ADA compliant

Doctor offers tips to avoid back-to-school germs

Envision Opelika brings pre-k back to the city

First responders recognized after saving stroke victim’s life

  Parking changes coming to Auburn University this fall

  Residents moving back to Beauregard nearly 5 months after tornadoes

  Community forum held with hopes to reduce crime in Opelika

  Opioid education program happening Tuesday in East Alabama