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.
The District of Columbia's Fire Department recently came into possession of 13 new ambulances to supplement the city's aging fleet, but there's one problem: D.C. Fire Chief Ken Ellerbe apparently doesn't know where they're located.
Ofc. Marc Washington, a 7-year veteran of the force, was charged with production of child pornography on Monday after a brief investigation. He was taken into custody not long after allegations against him surfaced.
The mayor arrived Monday afternoon at the D.C. Board of Elections to pick up nominating petitions. Gray has one month to collect 2,000 signatures to get his name on the ballot.
A second day of storms could create headaches for traffic on the roads and at airports along the East coast from D.C. to Boston and beyond. But in some areas, like BWI Airport, things are surprisingly smooth.
The nasty weather that's moving into much of the eastern United States could affect Thanksgiving travel in the air and on the roads. And there could be ripple effects at airports nationwide with flights going to or from the region.