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

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

Auburn University senior elected mayor of Camp Hill, Ala.

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

Tyler Perry teams with Ga. First Lady Marty Kemp for human trafficking PSA

UPDATE: Atlanta-area 1-year-old located hours after gunpoint kidnapping

East Ala. foster parents charged with child abuse after toddler suffers brain bleed

Reports: Ga. Gov. not requiring masks at public schools

Visitor at Wild Animal Safari caught on camera slapping zebra

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

Mother of Ga. baby found dead in cooler identified 14 months later

Two Opelika women arrested in Troup Co. with two gallons of date rape drug

Sheriff: Man arrested, confesses in murder of Hurtsboro man killed while walking dog

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

Columbus, Ga. police searching for missing 16-year-old and her 8-month-old daughter

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

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

Crews locate body of 6-year-old boy who fell into Chattahoochee River

16-year-old charged with manslaughter in crash that killed beloved Auburn sports announcer, wife

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

AL mother charged with murder after fire that killed four-month-old

UPDATE: Deceased GA newborn found in a cooler found to be full-term child

GA mom says ‘our world needs more people’ like stranger who helped with daughter’s hair