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Jennifer LongNews Reporter

Connect With Jennifer Long

Jennifer joined the WGME news team in June 2013. She loves telling stories and is excited to get to know the southern Maine community. Jennifer is no stranger to this area. She grew up in New Hampshire and her family vacations on Sebago Lake every summer.

Jennifer is excited to be back in New England and comes to Portland from the NBC affiliate KOMU in Columbia, Missouri. Jennifer worked as a reporter and anchor at KOMU covering everything from state fairs to extreme weather. Her passion is telling the stories of everyday people and the issues that matter to them.

Jennifer received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Stony Brook University in 2011. While she was at Stony Brook, she interned at Dateline in New York and WMUR in New Hampshire. After graduation Jennifer moved to the Midwest to pursue her Masters degree at the University of Missouri School of Journalism. She received her degree in 2013 after finishing her master's project on narrative journalism in broadcast news.

When Jennifer isn't out reporting she loves spending time hiking and exploring the great outdoors with her dog Abbey. Shes practically addicted to coffee and loves trying new cafes and restaurants. If you see Jennifer around town please say hi and share your story ideas!