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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
  • Big bundle of joy: Local mom celebrates natural birth of 13-pound baby

    O’FALLON, MO (KTVI) – After the successful birth of their daughter three years ago, Joe and Lauren Flaugher turned to the Birth and Wellness Center in O’Fallon for the natural birth of their newborn earlier this month. “I did a lot of visualizations, a lot of positive affirmations before the birth to kind of prepare myself,” Lauren said. After nine months, followed by nine hours of labor and 20 minutes of pushing, nothing could prepare the Flaughers for who was […]

  • Windows damaged after shots are fired at custard shop

    RICHMOND HEIGHTS, MO (KPLR)- Police are investigating after shots were fired into the Andy’s Custard location on S. Hanley Road. It happened just before 7:30 p.m. Sunday. An investigation by Richmond Heights Police revealed that five to six shots likely came from a pellet or “air soft” style gun. The shots apparently came from a moving vehicle on Hanley Road. Two walk up order windows were damaged at the front of the shop. One person suffered a minor injury to […]

  • Third child shot in a week, Police worry about gun accessibility

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- Shooting victims in the city of St. Louis city are getting younger and younger. Over the past week, three children under the age of 13 were shot in separate shootings. Interim St. Louis Metropolitan Police Chief Larry O’Toole says these shootings point to a number of issues ,one of them being the access and availability to firearms either for these children or their families. The latest shooting happened late Saturday in the Walnut Grove East neighborhood. […]

  • Police shoot suspect who attempted to strike officers with car

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – A man was shot by police in south St. Louis Saturday after he attempted to strike an officer with his car. According to St. Louis Police, officers on patrol saw a red Chevy Blazer they recognized as a vehicle that had fled from police on two separate occasions this week. It was spotted in a parking lot in the 4200 block of S. Broadway in south St. Louis. They got out of their car to […]

  • Liquor license hearing for proposed Up-Down Arcade Bar in Central West End

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – A bar and arcade business hopes to make the Central West End its new home in St. Louis, but some residents aren’t convinced their neighborhood is the right spot. The Up-Down Bar and Arcade will soon open on Euclid at McPherson, the former location of Herbie’s. The owners hope to get their liquor license approved soon. Hannah Roth loves everything about the Central West End, a neighborhood she’s called home for the past 30 years. “It’s […]

  • Caught on camera: Man steals American flag from West Alton bar

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – The owner of a St. Charles County business is looking for the man she says stole an American flag from its post at her restaurant and bar. “Just a lot of disappointment,” said Susan Saale, owner of the West Alton Bar and Grill on Highway 94. “We have a lot of veterans in this town, a lot of veterans; and not just veterans, but people that just love our country.” Saale said she doesn’t […]

  • Major Case Squad investigating Alton shooting death

    ALTON, IL (KPLR)- The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis has been activated to investigate the shooting death of a man in an Alton, IL early Sunday. Alton police responded to the sound of gunshots on Union Street around 4:15 a.m.  Officers found Derrance G. Taylor, 34, of Alton, lying in the roadway of the 900 block of Union Street.  He had been shot and was pronounced dead at the scene. Anyone with information relating to this incident should […]

  • One person killed in rollover crash in north St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – One person is dead after a single vehicle rollover crash on Riverview Drive near Scranton in north St. Louis Saturday afternoon. According to police reports, the driver of the vehicle was ejected during the wreck.  Accident reconstruction crews were called to the scene to investigate. Witnesses tell News 11 that there have been a number of fatal wrecks along Riverview Drive in this stretch of north city over the past couple of years. “I see it all […]

  • Firefighters from multiple departments battle Cahokia house fire

    CAHOKIA, IL (KPLR)-It took several Metro East fire crews to battle a house fire in Cahokia Saturday evening. The fire broke out just after 6:00 p.m. at a home in the 800 block of St. Thomas Lane.  When fire crews arrived, they saw heavy smoke and flames coming from the rear of the home. Cahokia Fire Chief Stephen Robbins says fire crews took an interior approach to fight the fire and had it contained within about half an hour. The damage is extensive, especially […]

  • State legislature approves REAL ID law; measure goes to Gov. Greitens’ desk

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Heading into Friday, the question in Jefferson City was if Missouri lawmakers would end their session by sending the governor legislation to get the state in line with the federal REAL ID law. Signs posted around St. Louis-Lambert International Airport are notifying travelers that beginning next January, if the state doesn’t comply with the act, which requires states to issue a universal ID monitored by a federal database, passengers would have to show a passport to […]

  • Provocative sign outside downtown parking garage

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Patrick Hamill takes pride in his St. Louis Auto parking garage in downtown St. Louis as, what he calls, one of the only parking options with a manned attendant around the clock. “It’s the only thing I’ve got here that’s different than anybody else,” Hamill said. “I can guarantee that their car is not going to get broken into if they choose to park here.” Hamill believes if nearby lots followed his example, then the area […]

  • MoDOT plans to reopen 141 by Tuesday morning rush

    WEST ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – One week after closing due to flooding, MoDOT officials say they hope to reopen Highway 141 at Interstate 44 by the morning rush hour on Tuesday. “As long as the water goes down that work we can get done in a day” said MoDOT Engineer Karen Yeomans.  So our goal is to have it open for rush hour Tuesday morning” she said. Yeomans anticipates that after the remaining flood waters recede overnight into […]