Jocelyn Connell is an Emmy-award winning journalist who joined CBS46 in January 2010. She anchors CBS46's weekday Noon newscast and is a reporter for CBS46 News at 4, 5 and 6 p.m.
Jocelyn began her broadcasting career in Anniston, AL. At the early age of 16, she hosted her own news talk radio show. After graduating from Jacksonville State University with a 4.0 GPA, Jocelyn joined WDSI in Chattanooga, Tennessee, as a reporter. She then went north to Lansing, Michigan, in April 2004 reporting for WILX and WSYM, in addition to anchoring the WSYM weekend news.
In 2005, she moved to Saginaw, MI, where she anchored and reported for five years at CBS46 sister station WNEM-TV. While in Saginaw, she received two Emmy awards. In 2012, she received another Emmy nomination for her live reporting skills at CBS46 and a second nomination in 2014 for her reporting on community issues.
Jocelyn has covered stories of national significance such as the state funeral of late President Gerald Ford and the capture of serial bomber Eric Robert Rudolph.
When she's not working, Jocelyn loves serving on the Board of Directors for the Atlanta Humane Society as well as Page Turners Make Great Learners, a non-profit literacy organization. She also volunteers with the Furniture Bank of Metro Atlanta and treasures spending time with her new husband and their Italian Greyhound. When she has a spare second, you'll find her jogging and playing the piano. If you have a story idea, she'd love to hear from you!
You can e-mail Jocelyn at Jocelyn.Connell@cbs46.com. You can also find her on Twitter at @ConnellCBS46 or on Facebook!