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

“I’m still here!” Columbus woman celebrates 104th birthday

FBI offers reward in Dollar General armed robbery in Columbus

Lee Co. teen in custody after allegedly shooting his mother in the face, killing her

FBI arrest N.Y. man in child porn ring involving Columbus, Ga. victims

Lee Co, Ga. school administrators say social media post with racial slur handled “appropriately”

Elderly Ga. woman scammed out of thousands after being told she won the lottery; scammer arrested

ICE detainee from Mexico passes away from COVID-19 at Piedmont Columbus Regional

106-year-old Atlanta-area woman gets COVID-19 vaccine in southwest Ga.

Million dollar Powerball lottery ticket sold in Columbus

Publix locations across Georgia receiving more doses of COVID-19 vaccine

Congressman Sanford Bishop safe amid protests at U.S. Capitol

Sen. Perdue looks ahead to Election Day while quarantining

UPDATE: Husband, wife charged with felony murder after fight outside LaGrange nightclub kills brother

LIVE: Vice President-elect Kamala Harris appearing in Columbus

Gus Malzahn out as Auburn football coach

Columbus man charged with 22 counts of child porn

  Sheriff: Mom’s boyfriend put 5-year-old out of car for “being unruly” before he was hit, killed by another vehicle

Massive hog caught on camera traipsing around Phenix City neighborhood

Columbus WWII, Vietnam vet celebrates 100th birthday with drive-by parade

  Mercer Medicine opens new campus in Clay County

Democratic Ga. senatorial candidates Ossoff and Warnock respond to Biden victory

Columbus man arrested on multiple child sex crime charges

Columbus man faces 60 charges of theft, fraud, breaking and entering

Congressman Sanford Bishop responds to court upholding SNAP benefits

Record 1.4M Georgians cast ballots during first week of early voting

Flavors of the Fair event brings all your favorite fair foods in lieu of Georgia National Fair

Ga. Chick-fil-A employee saves child choking in drive-thru lane

Jury trials to resume across the state of Georgia

Netflix releases first look at Ma Rainey film starring Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman

Columbus man charged with possession of child pornography after August GBI seizure