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

Man charged with aggravated assault for actions after brother’s murder released from jail

Columbus father facing murder charges for allegedly shaking infant son to death

Columbus police searching for runaway 16-year-old who “looks much older”

Lee Co. woman arrested for trafficking meth, bails out, back nine days later

Columbus teenage runaway last seen Jan. 19, police, family searching

GBI investigating LaGrange officer-involved shooting after domestic disturbance turned homicide

“No One Wants to See Traffic on Snapchat, Brenda:” GDOT names safety message winners

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

ONE YEAR LATER: No major updates after baby found dead in cooler in Troup Co.

Sen. Kelly Loeffler sworn in, becomes first Ga. woman to truly hold office

Columbus entrepreneurs appearing on ‘Shark Tank’ with portable sleeping pod

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

Miss Georgia named first runner-up in Miss America 2020 Competition

Columbus man wanted for Tenn. man’s murder at LaGrange Motel 6

Georgia Power customers can expect a higher bill in 2020

MLK Elementary School student surprised as soldier brother comes home to Columbus

35-year-old Columbus man pretends to be 17 to entice 14-year-old, charged with multiple sex crimes

“Ain’t nobody running from y’all:” Columbus, Ga. police post burglary suspect on Facebook, he responds

AU Dean adds one second to final exams in honor of Iron Bowl victory

Columbus bank robbery suspect arrested on unrelated charges in Atlanta

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

Macon Co. scene where Aniah Blanchard’s remains found cleared

Human remains believed to be the body of Aniah Blanchard located in Macon Co.

Second suspect arrested in disappearance of Aniah Blanchard

Suspect in SunTrust bank robbery on 13th St. in Columbus has 16 different mugshots

Ebony Giddens’ ex-boyfriend sentenced in aggravated assault before her disappearance

Brother and sister found dead in Macon County, Ala., being investigated as homicide

Columbus man arrested, charged with child molestation

Congressman Sanford Bishop reacts to death of Congressman Elijah Cummings

LaGrange woman stabs woman who attempted to stop physical altercation with a third woman