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.
Former Lieutenant Davis reportedly got the retirement board to sign off on her retirement one week earlier than expected.
Planning around Mother Nature’s mercurial mood is at best, a risky endeavor. But on Wednesday evening, all eyes were aglow along the Tidal Basin in Washington.
A D.C. firefighter was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol while in the District. This comes as ABC7 learns the firefighter pleaded to get out of the arrest.
A Prince George's County school bus crashed Monday morning in front of High Point High School, hitting a young boy and injuring another.
A Loudoun County family took a bittersweet trip to the white house Thursday. They watched as President Obama signs the Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act into law.