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.
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 […]
CUPERTINO – Apple released it’s newest software update called macOS Catalina. New features include Apple Arcade, New Mac versions of Apple Music, Apple Podcasts and Apple TV apps, Sidecar, Screen Time, and the Find My app comes to the Mac. The update is only available for Macs and MacBooks introduced mid-2012 or later. Some apps may not work with the new software version either unless they’re updated. Apple Arcade With a monthly subscription of $4.99 per month, Apple Arcade gives you […]
SALT LAKE CITY — Computer science students from across the country took part in the fourth annual “Hack the U” hackathon on Saturday and Sunday. More than 400 students from about 60 colleges, including ones in Utah, were all crammed into a room with the same mission — to dream big and win bigger. All of those taking part entered as teams, with some being first-timers and others having previous hackathon experience. Together, each team comes up with a project […]
Lyft is testing out a rewards program in several states that is geared toward helping drivers earn more and save more on everyday driving expenses. Here’s how it works. Drivers get points for every dollar earned when they drive during their city’s designated busy hours, which they can see in the app. Points can be redeemed for cash bonuses, or credit to take Lyft rides. Points also unlock Lyft Rewards tiers (Silver, Gold, and Platinum) and give drivers access to […]
NEW YORK – Microsoft revealed new tech at its October 2019 event including five new products that will be coming out close to the end of this year. There will also be two new dual-screen devices, the Surface Neo and the Surface Duo, which are slated to come out close to the end of 2020. Microsoft Surface upgrades Microsoft says it’s bringing performance upgrades and new designs to the most popular product lines with the new Surface Laptop 3, Surface […]
SOUTH SALT LAKE – Hot on the heels of the new iPhones being released, some people may be questioning whether it’s worth buying one or paying to make the one you have last longer. Sometimes it’s your current phone that makes the decision for you when the battery gives up on you. Nelson Cannon is the owner of Batteries + Bulbs in South Salt Lake and says he sees countless people coming into his store with complaints about smartphones dying […]