Feature: Jennifer Jordan

 

Jennifer Jordan 

 

Two-time Emmy award winning journalist Jennifer Jordan joined WJW-TV FOX 8 News in January of 2012 as the noon Anchor and reporter for the evening newscasts.

Prior to joining FOX 8, Jennifer worked at WPIX-TV/CW11 as a freelance general assignment reporter.

She also was a fill-in anchor at the station.

In just a few months there, Jennifer reported on some of the biggest stories in the New York metropolitan area. Continuous breaking news coverage included the mid-air plane/tourist chopper collision over the Hudson River that made national headlines.

Jennifer was also the lead reporter on the deadly shooting of a Jersey City police officer and the attempted car bombing in Times Square.

Jennifer joined PIX News from WNYW/Fox 5 and WWOR-TV/My 9. While working for New York city’s only duopoly, Jennifer worked as a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor.

Jennifer traveled to New Orleans for the unveiling of the USS New York, naval ship built with steel from the World Trade Center. In an exclusive report, Jennifer also exposed security flaws at some of New York City’s most prominent tourist attractions, including the Empire State building.

Jennifer was also lead reporter on the NYPD police shooting of an unarmed man killed by cops on what would have been his wedding day.
Before Fox & My 9, Jennifer was a Westchester correspondent and general assignment reporter for WCBS-TV also in New York. As part of the award winning team, Jennifer was nominated for two Emmy awards for the mass transit strike. Previously, Jennifer anchored the 10 pm newscasts at News 12 Westchester.

While there, she earned two Emmy Awards, one for On-Camera achievement.
The second for a multi-part, hard-hitting investigation titled, “Predator Next Door.” Earlier, Jordan anchored the weekend newscasts at WFIE-TV in Evansville, Indiana. Prior to that, she was a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor for WBKO-TV in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Jennifer’s career began as a field producer at WSOC-TV in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Jennifer is a graduate of Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina where she received B.S. in Broadcast Journalism.

She is also a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She was inducted into Peekskill High School’s alumni Hall of Fame in 2003.

Jennifer has also received numerous community awards for her dedication to covering stories in her neighborhood and volunteering for a number of local charities.

 

 

 

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Feature: Kandiss Crone

Kandiss Crone

 

A native of southern California, Kandiss Crone is thrilled to be back on the West Coast as a reporter for 10News. She comes to San Diego from Omaha, Nebraska, where she served as weekend anchor/reporter for the CBS affiliate. While in Omaha, Kandiss covered major weather events ranging from winter blizzards to violent spring tornadoes.

Kandiss enjoys being a reporter because she has always loved for people to share their personal stories with her. She finds it rewarding to be a voice for people and to help bring about positive changes in their neighborhoods, on the job, and in other areas of their lives.

Prior to Omaha, Kandiss worked in Jackson, Mississippi, where she helped cover Hurricane Gustav. She interviewed evacuees who left their homes from all parts of the state to take refuge at the Mississippi Coliseum. Some of the most memorable people she met while reporting in the south include Myrlie Evers-Williams (widow of civil rights leader Medgar Evers), blues sensation B.B. King, and many others.
 
Originally from Oxnard, California, Kandiss holds a degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Southern California. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. She is also a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and has been awarded by the association for her work.

When she’s not in the newsroom, she enjoys listening to live music, cooking, hiking, and singing.

 

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