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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
  • 25-year-old Neilson Rizzuto has been arrested by the New Orleans Police Department after plowing into a large crowd watching a Mardi Gras themed parade in New Orleans, LA Saturday night. Rizzuto has been charged with two counts of 1st degree vehicle negligence resulting in injury, reckless operation and hit and run driving.

    Mardi Gras truck crash: Driver had .232 blood-alcohol level, police say

    The man accused of driving a truck into a Mardi Gras parade crowd, injuring 28 people, had a blood-alcohol level almost three times the legal limit, New Orleans police said Sunday. Neilson Rizzuto, 25, has been charged with two counts of first-degree vehicular negligence resulting in injury, and one count each of reckless operation and hit-and-run driving. He may face more charges, police said. Rizzuto had a blood-alcohol level .232%, police said Sunday. Officers used a breathalyzer to determine his […]

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    No electronics policy to take effect at Collinsville Middle School

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – Administrators at Collinsville Middle School are cracking down on their own student handbook policies and doing away with distracting electronics during the school day. The move comes after recent reports of inappropriate photos and texts being taken and shared by some students at Collinsville High School prompted school officials to encourage parents to talk to their kids about proper technology use. “I agree [with the new rule]” said Elbert Lyons.  “It’s a distraction mostly… and you’re […]

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    Belleville’s Edge Entertainment Center gets green light on multi-million dollar expansion

    BELLEVILLE, IL (KTVI) – The Belleville City Council unanimously approved the multi-million-dollar expansion of The Edge Entertainment Center in Belleville Tuesday night. “Next step is we’re shovel ready.  We’re ready to go” said co-owner Keith Schell.  “The biggest hurdle will be getting steel delivered but hopefully that can happen soon” he said. EDGE is already home to a number of movie theatres, a restaurant and bar, laser tag arena and arcade.  With the $3.5 million expansion, owners Keith Schell and […]

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    Final preparations underway for St. Louis Mardi Gras

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – St. Louis Mardi Gras is less than one week away and organizers say they are working around the clock to make sure it goes off without a hitch. “We’re not getting any sleep” said Mardi Gras Foundation President, Mack Bradley.  “Producing the Grand Parade on Saturday is a big enough job but we have to do the Mayor’s Ball on Friday first” he said. The final week before the Grand Parade comes on the heels of […]

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    Police shoot suspect after report of home break-in on Michigan in South St. Louis

    Chief Dotson briefs media on officer-involved shooting in 6600 block of Virginia. — St. Louis, MO Police (@SLMPD) February 19, 2017 ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Around 10 pm Saturday night, a St. Louis police officer was involved in a shooting in the 6600 block of Virginia in South St. Louis. St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson said a man forced his way into a home on Michigan where the suspect’s ex-girlfriend was with family.  Police were called by the […]

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    Body found in wooded area near Cahokia

    ST. CLAIR COUNTY, IL (KTVI) – The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a body of a man was found in a wooded area Saturday afternoon. “Someone was out cutting woods about 75 feet deep and came across a body” said Captain Bruce Fleshren. The body was found in a wooded area between Dupo and Cahokia east of Route 3. Fleshern says it will take an autopsy to determine the race, age and sex of the body as […]

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    Single mother uses her experience to empower women in need

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI) – A helping hand for those who find themselves in need. A shop in St. Charles is doing just that, one family at a time. In 2011, Meredith Seithel found herself in a position no woman wants to be in. After 13 years of marriage, divorce led her to become newly single and the mother of a young boy.  Stressed, she admits she didn’t know what to do. But turning her grief into a gift, she […]

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    Debate over D.A.R.E. mascot in Ferguson heard by city council

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – The issue of the new D.AR.E. vehicle was brought before the Ferguson City Council.  Some in the city say the name of the mascot is insensitive to the residents of the city. the national police program that works with schools and children to prevent drug and alcohol abuse. The new dare vehicle, is a black Humvee and displays the D.A.R.E. logo and the mascot, Daren the Lion on the vehicle.  Some residents say given Ferguson’s […]

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    Downtown loft residents warn about package thefts

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Downtown loft resident Laura Griffin thought it was odd when she got a call that flowers were being delivered to her Printer’s Row loft and the delivery man needed to be buzzed into the building. “I wasn’t expecting flowers, so I was a bit surprised” Griffin said.  “So I buzzed him in and told him to leave them in the lobby and I would come down and get them” she said. Instead, surveillance video shows the […]

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    Firefighters battle Metro-East brush fires

    EAST ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Metro-East fire crews spent much of the afternoon, Sunday, battling a number of brush fires fueled by heavy winds and dry brush. “The main thing no homes were lost and no one was injured” said East St. Louis Assistant Fire Chief Derrick Burns.  “The winds were high and dry brush that’s the perfect mix for a tough fire” he said. Crews responded around 1:30 Sunday afternoon near 8th street and Il Route 3.  The fire […]

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    Ballpark Village bar holds benefit for Soulard shooting victim

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A Ballpark Village bar held a benefit, Saturday night, for the victim of a recent double shooting. “It’s just supporting Rain and being here for her and everyone’s been awesome” said Katie Stippec. Rain Stippec is the 26-year-old woman shot multiple times Monday morning while sitting in a car in Soulard.  A St. Louis Fire Captain was also shot, but has since been released from the hospital.  For Rain, the young, enthusiastic dancer still hospitalized, it […]

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    Record breaking temperatures in St. Louis force people to spend the day outdoors

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – According to the National Weather Service in St. Louis, Saturday’s high temperature of 74 degrees broke the record high of 72 degrees set in 1999. People around the region spent the day outdoors, basking in the warm temperatures. “We went to the park all day, we went to Wilmore Park and took a walk and then we came up here” said John Mueller Lines were wrapped around Ted Drewes on Chippewa during their first open weekend […]