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Jessica Jordan

Midday Host

Jordan returned to WAMU 88.5 as Midday Host/Anchor in October 2012. Throughout the day, she brings listeners updates on weather, local news, and what's ahead during upcoming shows.

Jordan also served as a reporter for the station in 2010, bringing listeners live reports from around the region during Morning Edition.

While she was away from WAMU, Jordan helped launch an international radio program for Int’l TV Services called, Voice of Russia. While there, she hosted the daily, live current affairs program and also created a weekly consumer finance show called, Making Consumer Cents.

Before moving to Washington, D.C. with her husband in 2010, Jordan worked as a TV reporter in Tampa/Sarasota, Florida. There, she reported live for MSNBC and from the red carpet at the Sarasota Film Festival. Jordan has also worked as a political reporter for The Florida Channel and as a producer for WFTV Channel 9. When she's not on the air, you might find her cooking in her kitchen or hiking a trail in Rock Creek Park.


Articles Written by Jessica Jordan

The Army says they're using a new blood test that can accurately diagnose concussions.The test looks for protein markers that spill out into the blood stream after cells are damaged from a mild traumatic brain injury. The Army says the process has accurately diagnosed more than 30 patients.But some doctors want more proof that this test is more effective at detecting con...
Many local foreclosure counselors say they are overwhelmed by their caseloads. A coalition is working to put more counselors in housing offices to help provide some relief.The Capital Area Foreclosure Network says more counselors are needed to answer an increase in caseloads, noting more than 148,000 mortgages in the r...
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Homeowners facing foreclosure in our area may soon have more resources in place to help them save their home.The Capital Area Foreclosure Network plans to set up a fund to support counseling agencies overwhelmed by foreclosure clients. The group, led by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, is calling for additional counseling programs and funding to expand those ...
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One D.C. resident is going green while putting a modern twist on his historic home. He's the first Georgetown resident to install a solar power system.Patrick Clawson's 128-year-old row house on 33rd Street is now covered by 14 large solar panels. Clawson says he'll save money with the installation."The compensation programs that are available from District and the feder...
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Local nonprofit groups are working to provide affordable, healthy foods to under-served communities in D.C. Roadside Organics and the Hip Hop Caucus hosted a local food block party over the weekend.The event was part of 350.org's Global Work Party, an international campaign aimed at creating community projects that cut carbon and build clean energy."Local food can affect...
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More than 2,000 men and women spent the weekend on the Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walk for the Cure to raise money for breast cancer research.These walkers trekked 60 miles total, through Maryland and D.C., raising more than $5.3 million in breast cancer research and education programs.Barbara Quillin made it to the finish line near the National Mall early on Sunday."I ...