Jenna Zibton Biography
Jenna Zibton is an American Emmy award-winning journalist, Anchor, and Reporter currently working as a mornings anchor and Reporter for WSLS 10. She was honored by the Junior League of Roanoke Valley with the Shining Star Award for her in-depth reporting on human trafficking. Her in-depth reporting on human trafficking led to changes in Virginia law. Jenna has previously anchored and reported in Louisiana, Alabama, and Texas and is a proud graduate of Sam Houston State University
Jenna Zibton Age
Zibton was born on July 31, 1985, in Roanoke, Virginia, USA. She is 34 years old as of 2019.
Jenna Zibton Education
Zibton attended and graduated from Sam Houston State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Radio, Television and Digital Communication.
Jenna Zibton Husband | Daughter
Zibton is a married woman but she is somehow private when it comes to matters concerning her personal life. Jenna and her husband have one daughter. When not at work, you can find Jenna training for a marathon, volunteering across the community with the Junior League of Roanoke Valley and Blue Ridge Veterans Celebration, hiking, and traveling to new places with her husband and daughter.
Jenna Zibton Career
Jenna is an Emmy award-winning journalist and has been honored for her work in the community. She was honored by the Junior League of Roanoke Valley with the Shining Star Award for her in-depth reporting on human trafficking, raising awareness across Virginia about the need for stronger laws and dedication to the JLRV mission. Her in-depth reporting on human trafficking led to changes in Virginia law.
“Nobody seemed to understand what the problem was until you brought it [human trafficking] to our attention and studies were done that looked into it very carefully and realized yes there is a problem, there is a gap in the law and I’m glad to see we filled the gap,” said Senator John Edwards.
Jenna’s investigations into the Salem VA Medical Center found $1.7 million worth of equipment reported missing in the last five years and a $200,000 security oversight. These stories launched an OIG investigation and lead to changes in policies at the medical center.
She has also been part of the news team at WSLS 10 recognized with regional Edward R. Murrow awards and Associated Press awards for outstanding news coverage.
Jenna has also been named the Young Professional of the Year during the DePaul Community Resources Women of Achievement Awards.