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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
  • Clowns show up to Hillsboro premiere of ‘It’

    HILLSBORO, Ill. – The clowns were out in Hillsboro, Illinois Thursday night, for a clowns-only premiere of ‘It’; the remake of the horror film based on Stephen King’s novel. “We’re kind of known for doing big premieres at this theatre here,” said Cary Eisentraut, Orpheum Theatre. “We decided to capitalize on it by having a clowns-only premiere where you have to dress up as a clown to go to the 7 o’clock shows.” But that type of premiere came with some […]

  • Nashville School Board holds special meeting to discuss superintendent’s controversial column

    NASHVILLE, Ill. – A special school board meeting was called Wednesday night in Nashville, Illinois after some parents and teachers called for the firing of the superintendent following a column he wrote in the local paper that some found offensive. In his weekly column published in the Nashville News, Superintendent Ernie Fowler recalled his time as a 15-year-old playing volleyball against a “blonde haired, blue-eyed girl of his high school fantasy world.” The column went on to say she had “well-developed […]

  • Parents say they weren’t notified of inappropriate touching at school summer camp

    SWANSEA, Ill. – Lacretia Springfield says she was told by an employee at Whiteside Elementary School in Swansea that there was something going on involving a girl inappropriately touching her 8-year-old daughter and other girls at the SOAR Summer Camp in August. Springfield said she went straight to her daughter. “I asked her the details of what happened and she said the girl put her tongue in her mouth and her hands in her pants,”Springfield said. Springfield said she was […]

  • WashU becomes first university to offer SafeTrek app free for students, faculty

    CLAYTON, MO – Washington University is the first university to offer its students, faculty and staff a new mobile safety app at no charge. “We take safety and security on campus as a priority campus wide and this allows us to provide another safety tool for our students, faculty, staff even our contract employees to protect themselves as they’re on campus and travelling throughout the area” said Washington University Police Chief, Mark Glenn. The app is called SafeTrek.  The app has […]

  • Community wants answers after latest officer-involved shooting

    ST. LOUIS – A community is on edge after another St. Louis officer-involved shooting of a man police said threatened them with a gun. “It’s time and time again and we can’t get to the truth of what’s going on,” said local pastor Rodney Carrier. Thursday’s shooting happened in the 3800 block of Maffitt. Police said they observed a vehicle which had recently been reported stolen and tried to stop it. Police said they used spike strips to try to […]

  • St. Louis family rescued in Texas after moving to Galveston last week

    ST. LOUIS – For St. Louis University Senior and Houston native, Cavin Reilly, it’s difficult seeing the devastation in Texas and Louisiana brought on by Hurricane and Tropical Storm Harvey from afar. “It’s pretty rough.  I want to be there with my family, I want to be helping my dad he’s been doing it all by himself with the help of my cousins and we’re really a tight knit family so it’s hard not being with them” she said.  “I’m […]

  • East St. Louis cracking down on panhandling in business district

    EAST. ST. LOUIS – Shops and restaurants make up East St. Louis’ main business district along 25th street. “This is all we got right now” said City Councilman Roy Mosley.  “This is our mall, this is our moneymaker, this is our tax base and this is where we strive” he said. But Mosley is worried that lately, another form of business is taking over the district, that could drive consumers and thriving business straight out. “All I’m saying is we need […]

  • Killer still on the run following quadruple homicide in north St. Louis County

    CLAYTON, MO – A killer is still on the run after police found four bodies inside of a home in Glasgow Village this past Thursday. Police still don’t have any suspects in this quadruple homicide, but county police positively identified the third of the four victims.  Police say he is 18-year-old Deandre Kelley, Junior.  Earlier tonight Fox 2’s Gerron Jordan spoke with a local community activist who told Fox 2 he didn’t know junior very well.  He happened to have […]

  • St. Louis region Red Cross volunteers headed to gulf coast for hurricane assistance

    ST. LOUIS – As hurricane Harvey barrels towards the Texas and Louisiana coasts, a storm of immediate assistance is also headed to the gulf, including volunteers from the St. Louis region. “I think if this get as big as we think it’s going to get, we probably will be having 50-100 volunteers deploying from the St. Louis community” said Cindy Erickson, CEO of the American Red Cross of Eastern Missouri. The local chapter of the Red Cross has already mobilized […]

  • Cahokia family questions bus company after 5-year-old gets off school bus at the wrong stop

    CAHOKIA, IL – The minutes seemed like hours, the hours like days for Joslyne Jones after her five-year-old daughter didn’t get off the school bus Tuesday afternoon. “The more and more, the longer and longer time went by, I know my child so I knew she wasn’t getting off the bus” she said. “We as parents send our kids to school with trust in our hearts-you know-trust that they’re going to get to and from school” she said. Jones’ daughter is a […]

  • Congressman Mike Bost holds roundtable on human trafficking

    O’FALLON, IL – Illinois Congressman Representative Mike Bost led a town hall discussion in O’Fallon, Illinois Tuesday night addressing what he calls a growing nationwide problem: Human Trafficking. “It’s our job- my staff’s job as well as mine to deliver that message so that as these pieces of language move forward, that either amendments or other parts are done correctly so that they have the best tools that are available- that law enforcement and others doing their job have the […]

  • Great American Eclipse of 2017 has come and gone

    From Columbia, Missouri to Carbondale, Illinois and everywhere in between, millions of people watched in awe Monday afternoon at the total solar eclipse. “It was just awesome,” said Kim Jackson. “It’s a once in a lifetime event and we’re just happy to be apart of it.” “When the sun goes away for a moment and the moon is in the middle–like she said earlier–it was like they were having a little love affair and made everybody blush, so it was […]