Jessica Savage

Jessica Savage

Savannah, GA

Jessica Savage is an award-winning journalist who is the lead investigative reporter for WTOC-11, and anchor of the 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. weekday newscasts.

She grew up in Savannah and is a proud graduate of H.V. Jenkins High School. Jessica has a degree in journalism from Southern Methodist University.

Early in her career, she worked as a newspaper reporter. In East Texas, her coverage of a murder investigation into the deaths of dialysis patients received industry recognition. It’s also where she developed a knack for accessing and analyzing public records.

She spent most of her career in South Texas where she worked for the Corpus Christi Caller-Times and NBC-affiliate KRIS 6 News. Her series of investigative reports exposed plans by a school district to build a new high school campus in a Navy crash zone – despite written concerns from the U.S. Navy. Her series of reports prompted the school district to relocate the high school campus.

Jessica’s reporting also exposed a loophole in Texas election laws, which allowed a candidate to escort voters into the polls and help them cast ballots. She also uncovered false credentials touted by the mayor of Corpus Christi, which led to his abrupt resignation, and forced the city to hold a special election.

Jessica and her husband Steven are thrilled to be in Savannah. He works in public relations. They spend their free time exploring all the Coastal Empire has to offer with their two young children.

Recent Articles by Jessica

  More people expected to travel for Independence Day weekend since pandemic began

  Asked & Answered: Know your flight refund rights

  Asked & Answered: Who handles workplace safety complaints about COVID-19?

Bill to give voters chance to dissolve Glynn Co. Police Department passes the state senate

  SSU police chief to resign for another job

Ga. governor says all nursing home residents have been tested for COVID-19

  Depositions released in Mallory Beach wrongful death lawsuit

Coastal State Prison reports highest number of inmate deaths related to COVID-19

  Ahmaud Arbery’s death renews efforts to dissolve the Glynn Co. Police Department

  Lawsuit accuses Glynn County Police Dept. of corruption, negligence

GBI investigator says defendant heard shooter use racial slur after killing Ahmaud Arbery

  Savannah mayor encouraging attorneys to help with eviction cases

  Second Harvest Food Bank days away from critical fundraising date

  Bryan Co. sheriff candidate Mike Fordham

  Bryan Co. sheriff candidate Mark Crowe touts passion for public service, business leadership experience

  Food bank prepares to serve kids through summer

  Suspect in Arbery case missed state-mandating training requirement while working as DA investigator

  Vaccine clinical trials underway in Savannah

  Coastal Georgia food banks expanding focus on feeding kids

  Gulfstream lays off employees, notifies labor dept.

  Demand for Georgia daycares expected to increase as businesses reopen

  Does phased reopening of certain Ga. businesses affect unemployment filings?

  Funds tight? Wait to pay your utility bills

  Stimulus check confusion answered

  Unemployment claims skyrocket in Georgia

WTOC reporter tests positive for COVID-19

  Chatham Co. Jail employee tests positive for COVID-19; bond cases reconsidered to reduce jail population

  Asked and Answered: Businesss facing COVID-19 related fines

  Asked and Answered: Are elective surgeries canceled?

  Asked & Answered: Daycare, gym closures - do I still have to pay?