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: How local universities are sharing COVID-19 data and handling cases

  The Investigators: Work resumes at utility site amid race discrimination investigation

  The Investigators: Father of pepper spray victim says he feared for his son’s safety

  The Investigators: COVID-19 is in schools; is your school doing enough to keep students safe?

  The Investigators: Excessive force complaint leads to body cam review, officer resignation

  The Investigators: Declining enrollment numbers could mean millions of dollars lost in state education funding

  The Investigators: Does your internet plan have enough data to handle virtual learning?

  The Investigators: Working parents choose between child care or leaving children unattended as students learn virtually

  The Investigators: How virtual schooling could impact parents’ mental health

  The Investigators: Teachers are leaving the profession because of COVID-19

  The Investigators: The field trip has gone virtual. Will the places that rely on the revenue survive?

  The Investigators: What will increased screen time mean for your child’s physical, mental health?

  The Investigators: Private school applications spike as public schools go virtual

  The Investigators: Parents of special education students anxious about Shelby County’s virtual plan

  The Investigators: Breaking down the cost of bridging Shelby County’s digital divide

  The Investigators: Should parents in certain communities be more concerned for their children’s risk of contracting COVID-19?

  The Investigators: As some schools offer in-person lessons, Mid-South doctors discuss short-term, long-term effects of COVID-19 on children

  The Investigators: Dozens of female inmates have been granted parole but remain behind bars

  The Investigators: COVID-19 hospitalizations are on the rise. Here’s what that means.

  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?