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

Former Sumter Co. high school coach facing 67 child sex crime charges

  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

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

Auburn University senior elected mayor of Camp Hill, Ala.

Tyler Perry teams with Ga. First Lady Marty Kemp for human trafficking PSA

UPDATE: Atlanta-area 1-year-old located hours after gunpoint kidnapping

Reports: Ga. Gov. not requiring masks at public schools

LaGrange woman beaten, set on fire; ex-boyfriend arrested

Visitor at Wild Animal Safari caught on camera slapping zebra

East Ala. boy who nearly drowned in Panama City Beach released from hospital

Hate crime bill passes through Ga. legislature, moves to Gov. Kemp’s desk

FBI casting wide net in search for missing Miss. teen with autism, bipolar disorder

U.S. Marshals searching for S.C. murder suspect who could be in Ga.

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

UPDATE: Missing Columbus teenager with autism located

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

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

Troup County Sheriff’s Office searching for missing 17-year-old

  Auburn middle schooler surprised when soldier father returns home months early

Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa gifts signed jersey for slain Phenix City 12-year-old to be buried in

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

Ga. mother, three children stabbed to death in gruesome quadruple homicide, suspect arrested

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

AL mother charged with murder after fire that killed four-month-old

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

New Netflix comedy to be set in ‘small town of Columbus, Georgia’