Jocelyn Connell is an Emmy-award winning journalist who joined CBS Atlanta News in January 2010. She reports during the week and anchors Better Mornings Atlanta on the weekend.
Jocelyn began her broadcasting career in Anniston, AL. At the early age of 16, she hosted her own news talk radio show. After graduating from Jacksonville State University with a 4.0 GPA, Jocelyn joined WDSI in Chattanooga, Tennessee, as a reporter. She then went north to Lansing, Michigan in April 2004 reporting for WILX and WSYM, in addition to anchoring the WSYM weekend news.
In 2005, she moved to Saginaw, MI, where she anchored and reported for five years at the CBS Atlanta News sister station WNEM-TV. While in Saginaw, she received two Emmys – one for her work as an anchor and one for reporting.
In 2012, she received another Emmy nomination for her live reporting skills at CBS Atlanta.
Jocelyn has enjoyed covering stories of national significance such as the state funeral of late President Gerald Ford and the capture of serial bomber Eric Robert Rudolph.
When she's not working, Jocelyn enjoys volunteering with The Furniture Bank of Metro Atlanta, spending time with her rescued Italian Greyhound, playing the piano, and running. She's also a member of the Atlanta Humane Society Board of Directors. If you have a story idea, she'd love to hear from you!
You can e-mail Jocelyn at Jocelyn.Connell@cbsatlanta.com. You can also find her on twitter @cbsatlconnell or on Facebook!