Jenna Barnes joined the WGN News team in September of 2020 as a general assignment reporter.
Prior to WGN-TV, Barnes spent three years reporting and as fill-in anchor for KSDK in St. Louis, Missouri. She also spent several years reporting at Spectrum News 1 in Charlotte, North Carolina and started her career running the station’s Salisbury bureau.
Barnes earned her Bachelor of Arts degree at Boston University and M.S. in Journalism from Northwestern University.