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.
Prince William County Police say that on Sunday morning just after 4 a.m., a man slipped into an apartment through an unlocked door, got into bed with a 40-year-old woman, and sexually assaulted her.
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray did not have much to say prior to a Thursday night forum on a legal deal that if announced prior to the April 1 Democratic primary, could have a major impact on the highly competitive race.
The storm led to a tragedy in a cul-de-sac near Glenn Dale Road in Bowie. A woman described by a neighbor as older and in good shape reportedly had a heart attack from shoveling, and later died, according to P.G. County Fire.
In a scathing report, the city points a critical finger at five D.C. firefighters who never responded to cries for help in Northeast D.C.
Every parent’s prayer is that their child is born healthy. Now, there is research looking at taking the DNA of two women to create an embryo free of genetic mutations.