Jordan Barela

Jordan Barela

Digital Content Manager

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

Driver in January wreck that killed teen charged

Covington murder suspect arrested in Cordele

  Coroner: First flu death in Dougherty Co. happened Saturday

  Deer crashes into South GA store, leaves out other door

  'I wasn’t expecting to see the roof peel off like that’: Colquitt Co. prepares for more potentially severe weather after EF-1 tornado