Jobina Fortson

Jobina Fortson

Jobina Fortson joined the WAVE 3 News team in September 2016.

Jobina most recently was a reporter for WMDT in Salisbury, Maryland, where she covered several major stories, including the Baltimore riots following the death of Freddie Gray.

Jobina hails from Stone Mountain, Georgia, a suburban area just outside Atlanta. She loves all things Atlanta, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

A graduate of Howard University, Jobina holds a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism with a minor in political science.

Jobina got her start in journalism writing for her high school newspaper. She has a true passion for storytelling. She’s always looking for new ideas.


Recent Articles by Jobina

  ‘Parasail Man’ is Shepherdsville’s latest attraction

  Rare ‘holy water’ draws thousands to Ethiopian Church in KY

  JCPS special needs teacher wins WAVE 3 News makeover

  Behind West of Ninth, the Instagram account showcasing West Louisville

  Off of work, but working muscles: Hike, Bike and Paddle

  Study: Air pollution is bad for your brain

Verizon Innovative Learning program kicks off at DuBois Academy

  W.E.B. Dubois Academy kicks off first school year

60 KYANG members get Independence Day homecoming

'It should have been done years ago': KY-53 construction moves forward

  Parents claim abuse, file lawsuit against JCPS

  Fun camps, programs available for kids this summer

Vacant home burns frustrating neighbors, first responders

Teacher, students find success through 'hip hop' literacy program

Baptist Health unveils renovated emergency department

Fallen officer Jason Ellis honored 5 years after death

Home Depot helps expand Active Heroes Military Retreat

Police: Man attempted to strangle officer, dumped bag of narcotics

BP clerk accused of shooting customer placed on home incarceration

Jurich reaches multi-million dollar settlement with UofL

Hillview detective enters not guilty plea amid indictment

Ford to resume Super Duty, F-150 production Monday

Man arraigned for kidnapping children during theft of car

WAVE country educators named teacher of the year, elementary teacher of the year

Rise of the Rest rolls into Louisville

Zoom Group has helped others for 30+ years; now needs public's help to continue

Officials announce completion of Urton Lane Bridge

Husband tried to save wife killed in Elizabethtown house fire

Elizabethtown fire victim identified

TSA warn of prohibited items, crowds ahead of Derby weekend