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
WJLA
1100 Wilson BLVD, Suite 601 Arlington, VA 22209

Recent Stories

  1. International theft ring targets minorities in Md.

    This man is too afraid to show his own face. He was working in his den with a front row seat to crime, when he grabbed his camcorder to snap photos of the suspects' car.

  2. Saudi citizen caught in attempt to flee U.S., faces sex assault charge

    Saudi citizen Hamad Alsuwat came to America to study on a student visa, but according to police, he tried to flee this country as a wanted man before being nabbed by federal authorities at Dulles International Airport.

  3. Three shot, 1 seriously wounded near Frederick Douglass National Historic Site

    Police say three men have been shot and at least one of them was seriously wounded in southeast Washington near the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site.

  4. Lt. Kellene Davis retires without facing disciplinary action

    Former Lieutenant Davis reportedly got the retirement board to sign off on her retirement one week earlier than expected.

  5. Cherry blossoms bloom in time for tourists

    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.