2018 Winner Jordan Hicks – Spectrum News
Jordan Hicks began his a career as a photographer working for KXXV in Waco, TX. There he had a hand in covering some of Texas’ biggest news events including Hurricane Harvey and the Dallas police shooting. Now as a reporter, he’s since tried to continue that trend since joining Spectrum News Austin in late 2017, covering major news events like the Austin bombings and the passing of Former First Lady Barbara Bush. Outside of work, Jordan has a passion for entertainment, video games and food. He’s also the biggest Carolina Panthers fan in the state of Texas. When he’s not bringing you Austins biggest stories, you can catch him at your local park walking his two dogs.