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

15 Georgians arrested on child exploitation charges during COVID-19 pandemic

S.C. man’s stolen identity used in attempt to purchase power sport vehicle, suspect arrested

Rep. Smyre pushing for final passage of Georgia Hate Crimes Act

Georgia DOT undergoing railroad crossing, highway upgrades in Chattahoochee Valley

Ga. Board of Pardons and Paroles considering releases to address COVID-19 in prisons

Mother of Ga. baby found dead in cooler identified 14 months later

Schools should consider closing for two weeks, Gov. Kemp says

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

Ga. Supreme Court upholds murder conviction for former soldier who shot cab driver in 2012

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

UPDATE: Missing 14-year-old Columbus girl located safely

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

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

Ga. man pictured in viral photo praying over Fla. sheriff’s deputy

Ala. Gov. Kay Ivey announces she has lung cancer

Ind. soldier dies during Ft. Benning training exercise

  Crews locate body of 6-year-old boy who fell into Chattahoochee River

Search underway for 6-year-old child in Chattahoochee River

Early morning shooting in Auburn leads to first officer death in 30+ years, police chief says

WATCH: Sky Alert 9 tours tornado damage in the Beauregard community of Lee Co., AL

UPDATE: Deceased GA newborn found in a cooler found to be full-term child

UPDATE: Father and toddler dead following shooting in Columbus, GA