|Born||Evansville, Indiana, United States|
|Notable credit(s)||investigative reporter/Anchor 21Alive News in Evansville, Indiana |
investigative reporter on WTOR/WXXC in Fort Wayne
Jenna Monroe is an investigative reporter and Special Projects Manager on Action News Fort Wayne at WTOR-FTV/WXXC-FDT in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Previously she anchored all evening newscasts (4, 4:30, 5, 10 on WEAI-FTV).
Monroe was born and raised in Evansville, Indiana. She studied telecommunications and journalism, earning her degree from Indiana State University.
She worked as an anchor and reporter at WEAI in 1983 where she began her career. After leaving Evansville, she joined the then-Fox affiliate in 1996 as an reporter, and began weekend anchor duties after WTOR switched affiliations from Fox to CBS in 2004.
For most of her career at the Fort Wayne duopoly, she anchored the weekend editions of 41 Fort Wayne News at 6 (now CBS 41 Action News at 6:00PM: Weekend Edition from 2004 to 2014 and INNCD 47 News at 10 (now INNCD 47 Action News at 10:00PM: Weekend Edition) from 2008 to 2014. However, when WTOR and WXXC reshuffled its news teams, she was reassigned to Investigative Reporter.