Jordan’s passion for media started in High School when he discovered he had a talent for capturing and editing video. This then led to him doing a course in Creative Media Production where he picked up skills in radio, television and print.
He graduated with honors from the University of Brighton in England in July 2015 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. While at university he did a few internships and jobs with local and national media outlets including ITV and the BBC.
Jordan started freelancing at KSTU-FOX 13 in 2016 as an Associate Producer. You’ll see stories written by Jordan on fox13now.com as well as see and hear content produced by him on Fox 13 News.
He enjoys photography outside of work and likes to make the most of Utah’s scenic views, especially along the Wasatch Front. Jordan was born and raised in England and moved to the states in August 2015.
SALT LAKE CITY – Robotic bars are now being used in several places around the world and Utah could be next. Before they come here, they’ll need to impress local business owners and meet The Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control’s requirements. Terry Wood, the Director of Communications at the DABC says, “We here in Utah are very much concerned with overconsumption and underage drinking. With a robotic bartender, who’s going to watch to make sure that person isn’t over-consuming […]
Motorola is pulling one of its old phones into the future by making it an Android smartphone with a foldable screen. The new ‘razr’ has a similar style to the original 2004 version but replaces the T9 keypad and small LCD screen with a 6.2-inch foldable plastic OLED panel and Android 9 Pie operating system. The camera on the Razr has been given a dramatic upgrade from 0.3 megapixels 15 years ago to 16 megapixels. It also has a selfie […]
If you’re having problems connecting to Disney+ on launch day, don’t worry, it’s not just you. The new streaming service went live in the early hours of November 12th and users are reporting seeing the error message ‘Unable to connect to Disney+’ across the U.S. Not everyone seems to be running into this error, but reports came flooding in across Twitter and other social media throughout Tuesday morning. In true Disney style, the error message features Ralph and Vanellope from […]
SALT LAKE CITY — The Bionic Engineering Lab at the University of Utah is working with a prototype bionic leg and they hope it will improve the lives of amputees around the world. Kerry Finn is one of 10 people who’ve been testing it. He lost his left leg due to complications with type 2 diabetes, but this new bionic leg is giving him hope. “Walking on it at first was like walking on a trampoline with one leg. You’d […]
Samsung is giving us a glimpse of a new foldable phone not long after it’s first one ran into some issues. The company teased a smartphone with a clamshell look at its annual Samsung Developer Conference on Tuesday. In a video showed on stage, the Galaxy Fold smartphone transforms from a flip phone that opens like a book to one that opens up like a compact mirror. Samsung didn’t give out too many details on the clamshell concept phone, but a Samsung […]
A new software update is available for iPhone and iPad users with a few new features. iOS 13.2 brings a ton of new emojis with it including: Accessibility-focused emojis, such as a people using wheelchairs, a service dog, prosthetic limbs, ears with hearing aids, and a visually-impaired person with a cane. Combinations of handholding-couple emojis, regardless of their gender or skin tone. New animals like an otter, a sloth, a parrot, and orangutan, a flamingo and a skunk. More food […]
PROVO – A Utah tech startup is joining the social media race and even though it’s pretty clear that ZooWho is entering a crowded field, some of its ideas could set it apart from the rest. ZooWho’s Media and Communications Manager, Brayden Babbitt says, “On social media, a lot of times, its really superficial interactions like on Facebook or Instagram we might just like a photo or just post a message on someone`s wall.” The team behind ZooWho says they […]
Spotify is giving away a Google Home Mini smart speaker to certain customers who subscribe to the music streaming service. Both new and existing Spotify Premium subscribers can claim one of the smart speakers by going to Spotify’s website. They’re only available while supplies last through November 15th, 2019. Spotify ran this promotion last year, but it was restricted to Spotify Premium family plan account holders only. Premium Student accounts are not eligible for the free smart speaker. Customers with […]
One of the major security features of the new Google Pixel 4 smartphone is that it can be unlocked through facial recognition, but a new BBC report found that the tool can be used even if a person’s eyes are closed. The report states that its journalists were able to unlock a Pixel 4 phone multiple times using the Face Unlock feature while their eyes were shut. This could potentially give someone other than the owner access to the device. […]
The Vatican is encouraging members of the Catholic Church to make use of its latest tech-based tool, in particular, Millennials and Gen Z. The church announced on Tuesday a wearable smart device and a smartphone app for guided prayer. The ‘Click to Prayer eRosary’ is a wearable device in the shape of a cross that syncs to a free app that tracks the user’s progress. According to the Vatican News, the church’s official communication channel, the new tech is aimed […]
SALT LAKE CITY – Researchers at The University of Utah have come up with a lens that’s thinner than a human hair. The work on the ultra-thin lens started about a year and a half ago. Researchers say the idea came from looking at the bump on the back of some smartphones, where the cameras are. They thought to themselves, ‘what if we could make the lens really flat and remove the bump while keeping the same zoom functions.’ Sourangsu […]
SAN FRANSISCO – A new feature coming to Uber is going to cost some riders a bit more money. uberPET is being rolled out on October 16th in Austin, Denver, Nashville, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Tampa Bay, to start. Uber says the trip fare will be the same as uberX, plus a $2 per trip surcharge on the rider’s side. Uber drivers will have the option to avoid trips with non-service animals by opting out of uberPET trips in the […]