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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
  • Ohio man charged with leaving daughter in parked vehicle, while gambling

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO – A Ohio man has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child, after leaving child in a van in a parking garage of the Hollywood Casino in Maryland Heights Sunday.  The two were traveling to Ohio to visit family. Police say 46-year-old Charles A. Carter, Jr. had stopped for gas and went into the casino to gamble just before 11 pm on Father’s Day.  An employee later discovered his 6-year-old walking alone and crying on […]

  • Battle brewing over planned bar in historic St. Charles neighborhood

    ST. CHARLES, MO – A beer battle is brewing in St. Charles after some residents are signing a circulating petition to stop a bar from moving into a historic part of the neighborhood. Jake Hall and Field Box bar are leasing space along historic Fifth Street in St. Charles and plan on opening their fourth bar location over the summer. “We’re not going to be coming in here and tearing things up we want to come in and be your […]

  • Five shot, 2 dead in North St. Louis quintuple shooting

    ST. LOUIS – Five people were shot, two fatally Sunday afternoon in North St. Louis. All of the victims range in age from 14-40 according to Sgt Brian McGlynn. According to McGlynn, officers responded to the 1900 block of North 14th Street just after noon on Sunday for reports of two people being shot.  When officers arrived, they found two women suffering from gunshot wounds.  Those women were transported to the hospital where they are still being treated. McGlynn says while […]

  • Truck stolen from Dogtown auto lot

    ST. LOUIS – Police are investigating after someone stole a truck from an auto lot in Dogtown overnight. The vehicle is described as a dark blue 2003 Dodge Dakota. “We noticed our gate was busted open” said Joe Stratton of Roger Wilson Motors.  “We don’t have a big lot so we can tell when one of our cars are gone, but we noticed the glass was on the ground and the gate was broken” he said. Stratton says vehicle thefts […]

  • Aldermen to introduce resolution to study effects of slavery

    ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis African-American Aldermanic Caucus plans to introduce a resolution for reparations; asking the city to study the effects of slavery and make recommendations. “We have to do something more constructive, more creative and begin to address the problems we have in the City of St. Louis” said 21st Ward Alderman, John Collins Muhammed who is one of the sponsoring aldermen. “We have to first acknowledge the problem, we have to address the problem and that’s […]

  • Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in St. Louis County

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – Mosquitoes carrying the West Nile Virus have been discovered in St. Louis County, the county’s department of public health said Tuesday. The county did not specify where the mosquitoes were caught. No human cases of West Nile Virus have been reported in Missouri so far this year. The virus is spread through the bite of a mosquito that had been feeding on an infected bird. Common symptoms include, but are not limited to: fever, headache, […]

  • St. Louisans ready to beat the heat

    ST. LOUIS – If Monday was any indication, summer in St. Louis is almost here. Blue skies, bright sun and temperatures well over 90 degrees. Though the heat was not enough to stop people from staying active in Forest Park. “I was hoping the humidity here would hold off for a little bit longer than it did but it’s St. Louis so it’s to be expected” said one Forest Park jogger. At the Muny in Forest Park, the free seats […]

  • Head-On collision sends 5 to the hospital

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO – Five people are hurt after a head on collision on a busy highway in St. Charles County around 7:30 pm Saturday night. Five people were transported to the hospital, three minors and two adults in a head on collision.  Crews were able to clear the scene very quickly at Highway N and Hopewell near Wentzville. The accident by chance happened right in front of a fire station. The crew at the station was returning here […]

  • Rescue crews called to report of capsized boat on Missouri River

    ST.CHARLES COUNTY, MO – A water rescue was initiated on the Missouri River in St. Charles County Saturday afternoon around 2:20 pm when fishermen noticed a capsized boat in the river near Saale Road. The fishermen called the River Pointe Fire Protection District, who responded an ambulance and 3 boats from area fired departments that were put into the river for search and rescue. Crews are trying to locate the capsized boat and determine if a person or persons are […]

  • Proposed Youth Sports Powerplex project may have sparked interest in other communities

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – Developers of a sports PowerPlex proposed for the Chesterfield Valley say they plan on still bringing the complex to the area even though the Chesterfield city council scrapped the plan. “It’s not a matter of if it will work, it’s where it will work” said Dan Buck, managing partner of Big Sports Properties.  “What’s happened since Monday night has been nothing short of tremendous.  We’ve had more than 9 different communities contact us with 11 […]

  • Changes coming to Rockford Beach Park, following drowning of 14-year-old

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – Fox 2 has learned big changes may be coming on the Big River in Jefferson County. Just days after a teenager drowned near Rockford Beach Park in House Springs. People either drown or have to be rescued there, pretty much every year.  The county parks board is meeting Tuesday, discussing what changes are going to be made at the park. Those changes are expected to be announced Wednesday. But today young people were back taking […]

  • Earth City hotel guests complain of bed bug infestation

    EARTH CITY, MO (KPLR) – Guests at the Extended Stay America hotel in Earth City say their rooms are infested with bed bugs and management isn’t doing anything to fix the problem. “This is absurd.  You can’t treat people like this” said hotel guest Aaron Scales.  “You’re taking money from us, you’re putting us in difficult situations, you can’t just say you’re going to do something and then not do it” he said. Scales has been bitten multiple times by […]