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

  Charges pending in Mitchell Co. double fatal wreck; Still under investigation

Albany police: Suspect in Friday armed robberies in custody, warrants issued

Man charged with several offenses in Thomasville domestic dispute

  Tift Co. Schools adds Calhoun Co. superintendent to team; interim superintendent named

GA Secretary of State warns of scam

  Albany contractor sentenced in 2017 case

  Suspect arrested, charged in fatal Thomasville shooting

Over $3K in lottery tickets stolen from East Albany store

  Valdosta man arrested for rape, other offenses

  APD looking for shoplifting suspects

No injuries in Americus drive-by shooting

Wanted Thomasville man arrested in Florida

Have you seen this wanted Homerville man?

  Albany YMCA roof catches fire

GBI: Man arrested after 3-month drug investigation

  UPDATE: Terrell State Prison inmate captured

  Worth man gets life for child molestation

Valdosta apartment fire displaces dozens

  GSP releases crash report after no charges were filed in fatal Douglas bicycle accident

  Lee Co. Sheriff’s Office looking to question wanted man in theft cases

Migrant workers, camps in 3 counties hit with armed robbery attempts

  Missing Berrien Co. boater found

Valdosta laundromat hit with armed robbery

  Woman sentenced in double vehicular homicide case

Verdict handed down in Grady Co. vehicular homicide trial

  Victim in Saturday Worth Co. fatal wreck identified

APD: Man arrested on child molestation charge

Cordele homicide suspect arrested

Wanted Albany man taken into custody

GA Supreme Court decision on Ryan Duke case expected Monday