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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.


Recent Articles
  • Three men charged in case where accused killers had the wrong man

    GEAUGA COUNTY – A nine-year murder mystery in Geauga County now appears to be solved. An initial court appearance was made Wednesday for Joseph Rosebrook, 59. The reputed chop shop operator is accused of  concocting the murder-for-hire plot while in a prison cell, ordering a hit on Daniel Ott. “The investigation was never closed. It was never a cold case,” said Geauga County Sheriff Dan McClelland. Investigators said Rosebrook met the alleged gunman, Chad South, 45, while in prison. It […]

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    Elyria police on hunt for attacker caught on tape

    A Euclid man is on the run after police say he spearheaded a brutal attack on an innocent victim. The violence was caught on camera, which helped police track down the two assailants. Fox 8’s Jennifer Jordan has the story.

  • Rocky River student beats all odds to graduate

    ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Mysha DeJong of Rocky River beat the odds. In a little more than two weeks, the 18-year-old honor student will accomplish something many thought would never happen: she is graduating on-time, with her class, after undergoing major surgery to have the left side of her brain removed. DeJong says, “It was really difficult because I had puberty changes like that going on and you deal with that and school work and brain surgery and that’s never […]

  • 90 Minutes in Heaven: Man shares journey into the afterlife

    HOUSTON – Don Piper says he knows firsthand about the afterlife. The place many call heaven and hope to find love and forgiveness. In January 1989, Piper said he crossed over. For 90 minutes, Piper was pronounced dead, even being placed in a body bag. He said he saw many family members who had already crossed over. Piper now travels to speak about his experience. Watch Jennifer Jordan’s story above for more. Head to 90minutesinheaven.com for more details.

  • Relative of Anthony Sowell giving back to victims of abuse

    BEDFORD HEIGHTS, Ohio– She’s packing up the past, while looking toward the future. Leona Davis was given a gift of a new life after years of turmoil, incest and abuse. “..she would tie us up to the pole and strip us butt naked and beat us. And then I went through the rape with Anthony and a couple of other family members in the home,” Davis said. Davis, 54, is the niece of Cleveland serial killer Anthony Sowell. Speaking from […]

  • Runner shot by BB gun along the Summit County Metroparks Towpath

    (Akron, OH) – Northeast Ohio runners are on alert tonight, after a fellow runner is shot inside the Summit County Metroparks. It was a single shot, that stopped Gordon Berger in his tracks. “It was 8-miles into my run, and I noticed it immediately,” says Berger. It happened last Saturday afternoon, along the towpath, just north of the Memorial Parkway trailhead in Akron. Gordon, 38, says he heard a loud click, and noticed immediately he had been struck in the […]

  • Michelle Knight addresses hundreds at luncheon benefit for abuse victims

    CLEVELAND – Michelle Knight is a survivor and wants the world to know. “I don’t want my heart to be chained to the situations that I went through. I want to overcome and flourish and rise above all that.” Knight, who now goes by the name Lily, drew more than 1,200 people to the Renaissance Cleveland hotel, for the Faces Of Change luncheon. The luncheon, organized by the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center, raises awareness about sexual violence and abuse. May […]

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    Kids with fake BB gun prompt concerns from Cleveland residents

    CLEVELAND – Residents in one west side neighborhood are calling for heightened security, after another teenager is caught waving a real looking BB gun on the streets of Cleveland. The actual gun seized by police at Mercedes Cotner Park on West 95th street Tuesday evening, was without its orange tip which prompted several 911 calls. When police arrived on the scene, three juveniles were spotted on top of a pool building inside the park. A 15-year-old was ordered to the ground, […]

  • Shots fired into Lorain County NAACP President’s home

    LORAIN, OH – A shooting at the home of the President of the Lorain County Chapter of the NAACP has a neighborhood on edge. Ellen Jean Wrice was inside her house around 2 a.m. on Friday, April 3, when bullets were shot into her home just inches from where she was sleeping. “The first one they fired went through the outside pillar on my porch and went through the wall, and it landed in my jewelry box,” Wrice said. Wrice […]

  • Man claims in lawsuit he was unarmed and shot by Cleveland officer

    CLEVELAND- The Cleveland Division of Police is facing another lawsuit involving use of force. Kipp Holloway said he was at the wrong place at the wrong time when he asked a group of friends for a ride home on May 21. The 27-year-old said he didn’t know those friends were being followed by a security officer on suspicious of breaking and entering. Holloway said he was unarmed when Cleveland Police Sgt. Timothy Patton found him hiding inside a garage at […]

  • Actress Angelina Jolie inspiring local woman to aggressively fight cancer

    CLEVELAND – She’s a Hollywood actress whose movies break records at the box-office. She’s a future pathologist, in her third year of residency at the Cleveland Clinic. Two women from different worlds, both making the same radical decisions to stay alive. Doctor Juliana Kissiedu said, “Working in pathology, I see the other end of the story and how bad it can be when you have breast cancer.” Just last month, Kissiedu had a preventative double-mastectomy, after testing positive for a […]

  • Cleveland mom wants street renamed to honor murdered daughter

    CLEVELAND- It has been five months since a 12-year-old Cleveland girl was shot and killed in a domestic violence dispute. Now, her mother is doing everything in her power to keep her daughter’s memory alive. Da’Via Garth loved butterflies and her smile lit up the room. She was also a sister, a granddaughter and a loving friend. “The smiles, the kisses, I love you. I probably took that for granted because I would say ‘Stop kissing so much; your lips […]