Jordan Barela

Jordan is the Digital Content Manager for WALB. Jordan came to WALB in June 2018. Before joining the WALB Digital Team, he spent two years as a reporter at the Thomasville Times-Enterprise, a WALB news partner. In May 2016, he graduated from Valdosta State University with a bachelors of fine arts in mass media. While at VSU, Jordan held a number of positions, including editor-in-chief, at The Spectator, the university’s independent student newspaper. In 2010, Jordan graduated from Tift County High School, where he was an assistant editor on his school’s newspaper. When he is not at the station, Jordan is hunting for a good thrift store or binge watching Parks and Recreation and Twin Peaks.

Recent Articles by Jordan

Man charged in November Douglas fatal shooting

2nd suspect identified in Northwest Albany attempted armed robbery

APD looking for ag assault suspect

1 killed, 1 charged in Ty Ty motorcycle vs. truck accident

Sewage spill reported in Albany

1 dies in Randolph Co. wreck

Suspect in deadly Americus Parker St. shooting turns himself in

South GA middle schooler found with ‘hit list’

Georgia Bulldogs bark support for young fan killed in accident

UPDATE: Man found dead in Moultrie identified

Road work begins on Old 179 in Grady County

Three-car wreck reported in Albany

Bainbridge bank robbery suspects identified

Three arrested for drug offenses in Bainbridge traffic stop

3 vehicle crash reported in Miller Co.

Cook Co. schools on lockdown

UPDATE: Highway 133 wreck victim identified

Contraband found in Valdosta State Prison

GSP trooper involved in early morning Camilla crash

Update: Dawson city manager indicted