Jordan Bowen

Jordan Bowen


Jordan Bowen joined FOX 13 News as a reporter in July of 2018. Previously, he worked for three years as a reporter for WDTN-TV in Dayton, Ohio.

While in Ohio, Jordan covered some major national stories, including, the deadly Fireball ride accident at the Ohio State Fair and the funeral of Otto Warmbier. He also got to do an interview and partake in some target practice with the world’s youngest professional knife thrower, who’s just 7 years old. (Don’t worry; he still has all his fingers).

Before Ohio, Jordan spent three years working as a reporter for KOMU-TV in Columbia, Missouri.

Jordan is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and also a member of Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. While in college, Jordan served as an investigative unit intern for Inside Edition in New York City and interned for PBS in Washington, D.C.

When he’s not reporting the news, you’ll probably find him enjoying the Bay Area’s natural beauty, especially the beach.Jordan is excited to be able to call the Tampa Bay area home. He’s originally from the Kansas City suburb of Independence, Missouri. It’s safe to say this Midwestern-born, wannabe beach bum is happy to finally be living out his dream in the Sunshine State.

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The latest from Jordan Bowen


Bradenton soldier laid to rest in Sarasota

Several hundred people came together Wednesday afternoon to pay their respects to a hometown soldier killed during a training mission in South Korea. 20-year-old Nicholas Panipinto of Bradenton died after the vehicle he was in rolled over.


Man sells valuable possessions to help church

A Wauchula man is showing us all what it truly means to give by auctioning off his most prized possessions, including an antique sportscar and a boat. In total, $100,000 he raised is going to support his church. 


1 dead, 2 injured in Land O' Lakes house fire

Investigators are trying to figure what caused a deadly house fire in Land O' Lakes Saturday afternoon, which killed an elderly man and sent two other people to the hospital.