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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
  • St. Louis soccer group holds pep rally ahead of crucial stadium vote

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – St. Louis soccer officials are pulling out all the stops to gain more support in the final week before a crucial vote that would decide the fate of a soccer stadium in St. Louis. “We think that this is the last hurdle between or that we have to get over” said Jim Kavanaugh of SC STL.  “If we get out the vote next week, we are very confident that the MLS is going to sign us […]

  • Blues surprise children with disabilities with inter-squad game at Scottrade Center

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Saturday night was a tough overtime loss for the Blues. But they were back on the ice at Scottrade Center Sunday afternoon. This was no practice for tomorrow night’s game against Arizona. This was a huge surprise for the Gateway Locomotives team made up of kids with disabilities. The kids headed to the St. Louis Outlet Mall earlier today expecting a normal day of practice. But when they got there, they were welcomed by Blues great […]

  • Family and friends host fundraiser for dancer shot mulitple times in Soulard

    SOUTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – Hundreds filled a South St. Louis County venue Sunday night to show support for a young woman still recovering from being shot multiple times last month in Soulard. A fundraising dinner and silent auction wrapped up at the Royale Orleans in South County, with a big marquee on the sign when you walk in saying – “It’s a Perfect Day for Rain”. 26-year-old Rain Stippec was a choreographer who loved to dance and […]

  • Police investigating death in Spanish Lake neighborhood

    SPANISH LAKE, MO (KPLR) – A 56-year-old man was found dead in a north county home Saturday afternoon. St. Louis County Police were called to home in the 1200 block of Santa Maria just after 1:00 pm Saturday afternoon.  When police arrived, they found the body of a 56-year-old Larry Woods. Police say Woods died from gunshot wounds. A female was taken into police custody at the scene, but it’s not known what charges, if any, that person is facing.

  • Will St. Louis Lambert Airport go private? Mayor submits preliminary application to FAA

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Will Lambert Airport go private? A release from St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay says that the city has submitted a preliminary application to the Federal Aviation Administration’s Airport Privatization Pilot Program. The FAA says that the program is designed to allow, “Select U.S. airports to generate access to sources of private capital for airport improvement and development. The results aim to improve operational efficiencies, allow for private sector innovation, and free up airport revenue for […]

  • Homeowner shoots, kills man in Jennings

    JENNINGS, MO (KPLR) – For Laquanta Nichols, it was a nightmare turned into reality when she woke up Tuesday morning to the sound of gunshots and the sight of a crime scene on her street in Jennings. “To go outside and actually see a deceased body lying there, it’s one thing to see it in a movie and it’s another thing to actually witness it with your own eyes and it’s kind of scary” Nichols said.  “I just hate that […]

  • Groundbreaking set for Tuesday morning on new home for Officer Michael Flamion

    BALLWIN, MO (KPLR) – A large crowd is expected in Ballwin Tuesday morning for the groundbreaking of a new smart home for injured Ballwin Police Officer, Michael Flamion. “The support we’ve gotten from the community – not just Ballwin – but regionally has been unbelievable” said Lt. Curt Saitta with the Ballwin Police Department.  “I think it’s really helped and brought attention to a bad situation. To accommodate the anticipated large crowd, there will be some road closures and parking […]

  • Elderly Ellisville woman killed in early morning house fire

    ELLISVILLE, MO (KPLR) – An elderly woman was killed in an early morning fire at her Ellisville duplex. According to Metro West Fire Protection District officials, Ellisville Police responded to a home in the 1000 block of Ridgeway Meadow shortly after 2:00 am for reports of a burglar alarm.  When police arrived on scene, they noticed heavy smoke coming from the home. When fire crews arrived, they were able to make entrance into the home and contain the fire and […]

  • St. Louisans react to death of legendary musician Chuck Berry

    UNIVERSITY CITY, MO (KPLR) – A small memorial continues to grow at the statue of legendary musician Chuck Berry on the Delmar Loop in University City hours after fans learned of Berry’s death. “I shed a tear” said one fan.  “Because it’s like you knew it was coming but it’s still sad when it comes” he said. “What he put forward into the art culture as far as his creativity, his style, his musical guts if you will” said Mya […]

  • Legendary Rock ‘n Roll Musician Chuck Berry dies at 90

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KPLR) – Police say that legendary rock n’ roll musician Chuck Berry has died at the age of 90-years-old. First responders were called to a medical emergency on Buckner Road at about 12:40pm Saturday. They found an unresponsive man inside the home. They started administering lifesaving techniques. St. Charles Police say he could not be revived. Berry was pronounced dead at 1:26pm. St. Charles Police sat they have confirmed the identity of the man to be Charles […]

  • Public input sought in solutions over narrow streets limiting access in St. John

    ST. JOHN, MO (KPLR) – Some of the narrow, residential streets in St. John are causing problems for access and now city leaders will seek input from the community on ways to fix the problem. “It’s real dangerous because it’s so tight” said resident Montae Pittmon.  “If someone was to open a door or something, man it could be bad it’s that tight” he said. Most recently, that difficulty impacted first responders, responding to a fire call. “In the process […]

  • Ferguson residents vent frustration at city council

    FERGUSON, MO (KPLR) – Concerned residents in Ferguson took their concerns straight to city leaders Tuesday night after a controversial video surfaced over the weekend related to the Michael Brown shooting. Council members welcomed the differing opinions and concerns presented, saying they hope to be able to take those concerns and help the city move forward and continue to heal.