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Leah Jordan Bio, Age, Net worth, Fox13 Investigative reporter, Education

Leah Jordan Biography

Leah Jordan is an American investigative reporter at the FOX13 news team. She joined FOX13 news team in January 2019. Before she joined the FOX13, she was an anchor and reporter at WAFF 48 News Huntsville, Alabama. While in Alabama, Leah reported on former Gov.

Robert Bentley’s resignation amid a sex scandal; a local service dog scam that victimized nearly a dozen vulnerable people; and the 2017 Senate election between Republican candidate Roy Moore and Democratic candidate Doug Jones, which resulted in a historic upset.

She has pursued her profession as an internship and started working for WSB-TV. Jordan said her experience as a student journalist, however, was within the print or online news industry and not within broadcast journalism.

This internship changed her entire life plan. Jordan said she started pursuing broadcasting rather than print journalism.

Leah Jordan Age

Leah Jordan was born in the United States of America. Leah age is under review but we will get to update you very soon.

Leah Jordan Net worth

Leah Jordan has an estimated net worth of $ 7 million dollars as of 2019. She has all this huge amount of income generated from her hard work as an investigative reporter.

Leah Jordan Education

Leah Jordan studied journalism and Spanish at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia. During her time at GSU, Leah spent three years as the copy editor for the student newspaper.

She also Enrolled in Georgia State University’s College of Communication and she found that journalism was her major popular undergrads in the college. Yet, she said she realized that becoming active in the Society of Professional Journalists might propel her academic career forward as well.

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Leah began her television news career in Billings, Montana at KULR-8 News. Her reporting in Alabama and Montana earned her an Associated Press award for ‘Best TV Coverage of a Planned Event,’ and an E.B. Craney award for ‘Best Television Writer.’

Leah Jordan joined the FOX13 team in January 2019 as an investigative reporter. Before Memphis, Leah was an anchor and reporter at WAFF 48 News Huntsville, Alabama.

While in Alabama, Leah reported on former Gov. Robert Bentley’s resignation amid a sex scandal; a local service dog scam that victimized nearly a dozen vulnerable people; and the 2017 Senate election between Republican candidate Roy Moore and Democratic candidate Doug Jones, which resulted in a historic upset.

She interned at WSB-TV, Atlanta Business Chronicle, and The Atlantan Magazine. She is a member of Investigative Reporters and Editors. Leah stumbled upon the student newspaper, and pretty much I found a home of friends and that was kind of our little hangout,” Leah Jordan said.

She is now a seasoned broadcast journalist and an investigative reporter for WHBQ-TV in Memphis, Tenn. While she’s not working, Leah loves trying new restaurants, making new recipes, and running (something has to balance out the love of food).

She also loves traveling Leah has been on several international backpacking trips and has a goal to visit every National Park in the United States! Studying journalism occupied a large portion of her life while at GSU.

Jordan worked for three years as a copy editor for The Signal and held the position as the SPJ GSU chapter president.  These responsibilities provided her a social group, she said.

In addition, Jordan added another major, Spanish, to her college curriculum and held a part-time job as a server at a local Atlanta restaurant.

After speaking with the advisor for the GSU independent student newspaper, The Signal, Jordan decided that it might be time to restart the SPJ Georgia State student chapter.

While at Georgia State University she had a chapter and became inactive. “I just decided, well maybe this is something that people will appreciate and like, and we started setting up events. It just kind of became something a little bit deeper for the journalism scene at Georgia State,” she said.

In her senior years, Jordan was selected among one of 10 students statewide to report for the Georgia News Lab. The lab is a collaborative investigative reporting initiative between top Georgia universities and two major news organizations in Atlanta, WSB-TV Channel 2and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Jordan and a colleague led an investigation into a local county commissioner misusing taxpayer dollars. Their work was published in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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Scammers getting more sophisticated with ‘work from home’ job scam

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Scammers are getting more sophisticated in the Mid-South. FOX13 Investigates looked into a company that scammed a Memphis woman out of a paycheck after she worked six days a week for nearly a month. Ashlie Wilson, a mother of four, thought she found the perfect ‘work from home’ gig, but the company — Postal Board LLC — blocked her phone number and locked her out of her online work portal without paying her. Wilson told FOX13 she has a lot going on.

FOX13 Investigates after 11 Family Dollar stores are cited to Environmental Court

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – A Hickory Hill Family Dollar store closed its doors until further notice – but it’s not the first time the health department has intervened with Family Dollar. In fact, FOX13 Investigates learned the Shelby County Health Department has cited 11 Family Dollar stores to Environmental Court.

Home Depot offers to fix local woman’s air conditioner for free after FOX13 Investigates story

COLDWATER, Miss. – FOX13 Investigates ran a story about Elesia Bailey’s broken air conditioner on Tuesday. Bailey said her home warranty company gave her the run around for more than two months and still hasn’t fixed her AC unit.

A local homeowner without air conditioning for 2 months, says home warranty company hasn’t helped

COLDWATER, Miss. – It’s been nearly two months without a working central air conditioning unit at Elisia Bailey’s Coldwater, Mississippi home.

At least nine fans and window units are buzzing throughout the house in an effort to keep it livable. “Living in here, breathing this hot air is hard,” Bailey said.

Residents at local apartment complex claim management causing MLGW to shut off utilities

SOUTH MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Residents at El Dorado Apartments in South Memphis received a notice in their mailboxes earlier this week. “I’m so frustrated. I can’t stop sweating. I actually just paid my light bill,” Thretha Levy said.

She’s lived in the complex for about 10 months. Levy said she pays her bills on time every month, only to find the notice in her mailbox Monday. The notice said that utilities the apartment pays for will be shut off on July 17.

Residents fear for safety due to elevator problems at Downtown Memphis apartment building

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – FOX13 has received several phone calls to the newsroom regarding the elevators at Barry Towers not functioning properly. Barry Towers, a low-income apartment complex in downtown Memphis, was built in 1971.

The CEO of the Memphis Housing Authority, Marcia Lewis, told FOX13 many things in the building have ‘outlasted their life’ – that includes the elevators. Because of this, Lewis said in 2018 MHA began replacing the two elevators.

Life after the last buzzer: the University of Memphis helps athletes adjust to life after sports

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The NBA Draft is an exciting time for players and fans alike, but it’s a moment not all – or even most – basketball players get to experience.

A researcher at the University of Memphis told FOX13 Investigates that the school is dedicated to ensuring student-athletes succeed long after the final buzzer.

Adapted from fox13memphis.com

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