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

  Sheriff: Mom’s boyfriend put 5-year-old out of car for “being unruly” before he was hit, killed by another vehicle

Massive hog caught on camera traipsing around Phenix City neighborhood

Ga. Chick-fil-A employee saves child choking in drive-thru lane

Auburn University senior elected mayor of Camp Hill, Ala.

  Auburn man sentenced to nearly five years for lying to FBI about distributing ISIS propaganda

UPDATE: Missing Auburn teen found dead; two charged with his kidnapping

More than 200 Auburn University students test positive for COVID-19 during first week of classes

Ala. state senator removed from ventilator in COVID-19 battle, condition improving

Ala. state senator on ventilator following COVID-19 diagnosis

Atlanta mayor reportedly set to mandate face masks

UPDATE: Alleged zebra abuser identified after slapping animal at Wild Animal Safari

  East Ala. boy who nearly drowned in Panama City Beach released from hospital

Hundreds of prank calls from one person clogging 911 lines in Opelika

Auburn University spring graduates to be honored in August ceremony

  UPDATE: Suspect in Aniah Blanchard’s death to face grand jury on capital murder charge

Civil rights icon, Ga. representative John Lewis diagnosed with Stage IV pancreatic cancer

  Bond revoked for teen charged in deadly Bramblett crash

Bond could be revoked for Auburn teen charged in deadly Bramblett crash for traffic citations

Police: No more arrests expected in Aniah Blanchard case

Second suspect arrested in disappearance of Aniah Blanchard

Alleged robber killed in Atlanta shootout ID’d as Auburn University football chaplain’s son

‘It seems like it was a setup,” Aniah Blanchard’s parents tell Dr. Phil in segment to air Thursday

  Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa gifts signed jersey for slain Phenix City 12-year-old to be buried in

Ga. man pictured in viral photo praying over Fla. sheriff’s deputy

New eagle ready to take flight ahead of Auburn’s first game of the season

Lee Co. DA: Man who poisoned trees at Toomer’s Corner not paying fines

Ga. mother, three children stabbed to death in gruesome quadruple homicide, suspect arrested

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

Early morning shooting in Auburn leads to first officer death in 30+ years, police chief says

Mother to cross Auburn graduation stage with quadriplegic daughter