Jessica Jaglois

Jessica Jaglois

Investigative reporter

Jessica comes to WMC from Nashville where she was an investigative and general assignment reporter. Jessica is a native of Metro-Detroit and attended New York University before working behind-the-scenes at NY1 in Manhattan. She then began her migration South working in Charlottesville, Richmond, Atlanta and Nashville.

Jessica has a particular interest in telling stories about government corruption and waste, criminal justice and issues facing children. Her reporting has uncovered fatal errors within the Nashville 911 center and government corruption in Atlanta. She investigated a program that claimed to treat sex offenders in Virginia for which she received an AP award.

Jessica lives in Midtown with her husband and two dogs.

If you would like an issue investigated, email Jessica at

Recent Articles by Jessica

  The Investigators: What Mid-Southerners need to know when federal unemployment assistance ends

  ‘Inadequate and harmful:' Inspection report finds issues with COVID-19 response in Shelby Co. Jail

  The Investigators: Number of infected inmates drop dramatically at Forrest City prison; inmates, loved ones concerned by the decrease

  The Investigators: Waiting on the state, hundreds of Tennesseans who are eligible for unemployment have not received their benefits

  The Investigators: Could COVID-19 cause Memphis’ next housing crisis?

  The Investigators: What would defunding the Memphis Police Department look like?

  The Investigators: Fewer homes, higher prices in the Memphis market

  Memphis Police Director: ‘Room to revise’ officer training, ‘nothing more important’ than firearms training

  The Investigators: Memphis police director makes first change to policy since George Floyd’s death, protests

Tennessee Attorney General’s Office files appeal to stop absentee ballot expansion

  The Investigators: All Tennessee voters can request absentee ballots during the pandemic. What’s next and how do you get one?

  The Investigators: Will more absentee ballots in Tennessee mean more voter fraud?

  Judge’s ruling: All Tennesseans can now vote absentee, regardless of reason

  The Investigators: Unemployment benefits, workplace safety among reasons Tennesseans aren’t returning to work

  The Investigators: Child abuse reports dropped to a 5-year low in Arkansas, officials won’t link it to the COVID-19 pandemic

  The Investigators: TN Department of Labor says federal guidance for unemployment could have been more ‘clear’, ‘timely’

  The Investigators: Labor commissioner says worker shortage to blame for Tenn. unemployment delays

  New COVID-19 map released by Health Department shows several neighborhoods in Shelby County are no longer hotspots

  The Investigators: Tennessee lawmakers hear desperate cries from the unemployed during virtual town hall

  The Investigators: Shelby County Health Department changes how it measures COVID-19 infection rates

  The Investigators: Small communities near Shelby County have higher incidence of COVID-19

  The Investigators: You may lose money if you cancel your vacation rental during the COVID-19 pandemic

  The Investigators: Why fewer people are being tested in Arkansas than in Mississippi and Tennessee

  The Investigators: Shelby County’s COVID-19 test positivity rate declines even as businesses reopen

  The Investigators: What happens when state unemployment funds dry up in a matter weeks?

  The Investigators: How those who file for unemployment in the Mid-South are falling through the cracks

  The Investigators: City employees reassigned to patrol parks

  The Investigators: The number health officials are watching as businesses reopen amid COVID-19 pandemic

  The Investigators: Memphis International Airport sees $11M loss as COVID-19 pandemic persists

  Arkansas opening unemployment benefits for self-employed, independent contractors