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

EAMC officials concerned about rise in COVID-19 cases

Auburn University releases guidelines for fall semester

OraSecure receives funding for breakthrough COVID tests

Doctors voice concerns ahead of holiday weekend

Hundreds gather for Juneteenth march in Opelika

Commission-based jobs impacted by pandemic

Hundreds gather in Auburn to call for justice and racial equality

Non-profit organizations feeling impact of COVID-19

East Alabama Medical Center offering antibody testing

Auburn businesses trying to recover from lost revenue

Auburn businesses ready for football season

New Auburn hotel project approved by planning commission

City of Opelika aims to annex land

State officials offer guidance for graduation ceremonies

Auburn native in NYC aiding in fight against COVID-19

New COVID-19 tests coming to Lee County

Macon County Schools prepared for alternate education methods

Experts say watch out for common touch points to avoid COVID-19 spread

Curfew being considered in Lee County due to COVID-19 outbreak

Macon County now offering coronavirus testing

COVD-19 leads to visitor restrictions at EAMC

FDA urging people to donate blood as coronavirus fears intensify

Proposed quarry causing concerns in Opelika

Meet Auburn’s new police chief Cedric Anderson

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

ALEA urging drivers to obey Move Over law

Auburn leaders trying to put a hold on student housing expansion

911 texting now available in Auburn

Search continues for missing Tallapoosa County woman

Auburn fans prepare for Outback Bowl