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Gerron Jordan joined the Fox2/News 11 team as a reporter/multimedia journalist in July 2016.

Before joining KTVI/KPLR, Gerron spent four years as a reporter and anchor in Louisiana- first in Lake Charles, then in the Capitol of Baton Rouge. During his time in Louisiana, Gerron won a number of Louisiana Associated Press Awards including first place in breaking news and story of the year for an investigation that led to upgraded drunk driving charges for a federal judge.

In 2015, Gerron was nominated for a regional Emmy Award for his reporting on the Whitney Plantation in south Louisiana.

While in college, Gerron interned at CNN, ABC News and National Public Radio. In 2012, he graduated with honors from Howard University in Washington, DC. He is a proud member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

A native of Chicago, Gerron is excited to now call St. Louis home. When he’s not breaking news or looking for the next great story to tell, he’s probably somewhere performing karaoke, finding the best places to brunch or spending time hanging out with friends and family. He’s always looking for ways to get involved in the community, so please feel free to reach out!

Recent Articles
  • Chappelle-Nadal defiant in calls to resign over Trump assassination post

    ST. LOUIS – Missouri State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal faces major backlash after posting—then later deleting—a Facebook comment saying she hoped President Trump would be assassinated. The Secret Service is now investigating her. The state senator’s comments came around midnight in an exchange with a person named Christopher Gagne. The post was deleted by the morning, but the screengrab had been saved and shared. In a statement to our news partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chapelle-Nadal said, “I didn’t mean […]

  • Highway 141 flooding, closure causes headache for evening commuters

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – Heavy evening storms through the St. Louis metro area, Wednesday evening, caused some flooding in a familiar spot in Valley Park causing a nightmare commute for many drivers. “I saw a large stream of traffic and I thought that’s kind of- at this time of the day- why is it backed up like that, but it happens” said Shirley Horvath. MoDOT closed 141 in both directions at Interstate 44 around 5:00 p.m. Wednesday due to the flooding, causing backups for […]

  • Police department turns to the public to get funding for K-9 units

    VINITA PARK, MO – The North County Police Cooperative is reaching out to the public in helping fund two additional K-9’s to add to their existing K-9 unit. “The upcoming dogs are going to be utilized for every single city that we serve the same reasons either for the drugs or the community events” said Captain Clay Farmer. The department already has one K-9, Nitro, who works with a detective and also works with the department in their community outreach initiatives. […]

  • Hazelwood East community mourns star athlete

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – As a new school year starts, the Hazelwood East community is mourning one of their star football players and student who suddenly died over the weekend. Daven Turner had recently turned 18 and he was set to start his senior year at Hazelwood East Tuesday, the first day of school, instead students now with heavy hearts are remembering the young man they say everyone wanted to know. Turner was a star on the football field […]

  • Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots soar over $350 million each

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – With two major lottery games drawing two major jackpots this weekend, many around St. Louis have lotto fever. “It can definitely be a life changer but goodness gracious that’s a lot of money that’s a lot of money to even look at,” said GC Blocker. “I really just talk about the numbers and say oh my, but because they’re such large numbers and because he convinced me I thought I should play and if I […]

  • Festus father gets tattoo replica of son’s burn scars

    FESTUS, MO – Joel Thomas is no stranger to ink. “I’ve been getting tattooed for a long time, but this one means everything” he said. He says his latest tattoo is a piece of art that represents much more. “It represents that no matter what happens in life you can’t break the bond of a father and son” he said. It’s been just over one year since Thomas’ 9-year-old son, Landon, accidentally fell into a bonfire, severely burning his leg.  He was released […]

  • Photographer talks about powerful photo taken of toddler standing inside St. Louis homicide scene

    ST. LOUIS – They say a picture is worth 1,000 words.  But a recent picture taken by a photojournalist at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch is leaving many people speechless. The photo was taken Monday afternoon at the scene of a homicide at the Peabody Housing Complex just south of Downtown. Photojournalist David Carson captures a toddler, wearing only a diaper and socks, standing in the middle of the scene surrounding by crime scene tape and evidence markers. “It’s sad for the […]

  • Homicide called to triple shooting in north St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis homicide detectives have been called to the scene of a triple shooting in north St. Louis. The shooting happened at Goodfellow and Sherry at 5 pm Tuesday evening. Police say the victims were one male and 2 females. The male victim was transported to the hospital in critical conditions, while the 2 females are listed in stable condition. Police tell Fox 2 that location of the shooting is same as a shooting that occurred Monday […]

  • St. Charles police investigating child enticement at city park

    ST. CHARLES, Mo. – Stranger danger in St. Charles. Police say a 12-year-old was shooting hoops on the court at Dusable Park on Friday night, when a man showed up and joined him. A little later, the suspect pulled a $100 bill from his pocket and tried to lure the 12-year-old into his car. The child refused and reported the incident. The suspect is described as a tanned, white man, 5’10” to 6’ feet tall. He has dark blonde, shaggy […]

  • St. Louis tourism industry asks NAACP to level the playing field or rescind travel advisory

    ST. LOUIS – Fallout from the NAACP’s recent advisory for minorities traveling to Missouri continues. On Thursday, the local convention and visitors bureau, Explore St. Louis, sent a letter to partners questioning the fairness of the advisory and urging the NAACP to rescind it. “We are puzzled as to why a travel advisory would just be issued for the state of Missouri when 38 other states and the federal government use the same standards,” said Explore St. Louis President, Kitty […]

  • Family, friends remember innocent victims hurt and killed in North County crash

    NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – Family and friends gathered along New Halls Ferry near Netherton Drive Wednesday night to remember 20-year-old Dwayne Watson and 21-year-old Detrick Cook. Watson was killed Friday afternoon when a speeding vehicle crashed into the vehicle he was a passenger in.  His friend, 21-year-old Detrick Cook was driving and was also critically hurt. “It still just don’t seem real but I know it is and I just pray and pray and I just go from there” said […]

  • Chesterfield residents voice concerns about how Prop P money should be spent

    CHESTERFIELD, MO – Dozens of Chesterfield residents packed City Hall Monday night to address concerns over how money generated from Proposition P will actually be used. “We need the services the police provide and you’re taking their money” said Chesterfield resident David Kaplan. In April, St. Louis County voters approved Proposition P; a sales tax that would generate millions of dollars a year to help improve police and public safety in the county and its municipalities.  A little more than half of […]