Jay Korff

Jay Korff

Jay Korff is a general assignment reporter with ABC7/WJLA-TV & News Channel 8.

He came here in 2003, after working at WKRN-TV in Nashville, Tennessee. Before that, he reported for stations in Fort Wayne, Indiana; LaCrosse, Wisconsin; and Helena, Montana.

Jay has received 18 Regional Emmy awards, 10 Regional Edward R. Murrow awards, a National Murrow and a National Headliner Award for the top feature story in the country. He’s also been honored by the Chesapeake Associated Press Broadcasters Association for his investigative work relating to dysfunction, waste and mismanagement within D.C. government.

Jay is a native of the Philadelphia area. He graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Telecommunications, while minoring in Political Science.

Jay enjoys a variety of athletic pursuits in his free time. In 2011 he qualified for the World’s Toughest Mudder obstacle course race. And in 2012 he qualified for the US National Mountain Bike Championships.

Contact Jay

Twitter: @ABC7Jay
1100 Wilson BLVD, Suite 601 Arlington, VA 22209

Recent Stories

  1. 12-year-old boy accused of sexually assaulting 4-year-old boy at Md. rec center

    A Maryland community is on edge after a12-year-old boy was accused of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old boy at a popular Waldorf recreation center.

  2. Police seek Woodbridge, Va. man suspected of sexually assaulting pair of young girls

    Prince William County Police are searching for Jose Reynaldo Villanueva, who is accused of sexually assaulting two young girls, ages 4 and 6, last week.

  3. Storms roll through D.C. region with heavy rain, strong wind and lots of lightning

    Among the lightning hits was one right behind the U.S. Capitol dome.

  4. Springfield, Va. man honors children fighting cancer in 100-mile run

    "Tattoo Tom" Mitchell, a novice runner whose daughter died of cancer, completed a 100-mile run in honor of 100 children battling cancer and their struggling families.


  5. World Cup equals big business for local D.C. bars

    The World Cup has proven to be quite profitable in the D.C. region due to the amount of soccer fans flocking to bars and restaurants to watch the games.