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Jentill Neal

Jéntill Neal joined the FOX 55 News team in December 2017 as a Multi-Media Journalist.

Title: Multi-Media Journalist
jneal@wfft.com

Jéntill Neal joined the FOX 55 News team in December 2017 as a Multi-Media Journalist.
She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism from Hampton University in 2015.

Jéntill is no stranger to the Mid-West. She is originally from Westland, Michigan.
She started out behind the scenes producing in Charlottesville, Virginia, but returned to her home state to report in Lansing.

During her time at Hampton University, Jéntill immediately got involved with the university’s newscast and the View From Hampton U television show.

In March 2015, Jéntill studied abroad in China to take her journalism efforts to the next level. She created a documentary to encourage more minority students to study abroad.

Jéntill is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and the National Association of Black Journalists.

When she’s not reporting on stories in northeast Indiana, you can catch her singing and dancing to her favorite Beyonce songs, attending church, volunteering in the community and spending time with family.

If you have a story idea, please feel free to e-mail Jentill at jneal@wfft.com.

Recent Posts by Jentill Neal

Navigating addiction recovery during COVID-19

Some Hoosiers have to recover from substance abuse on top of dealing with the panic of COVID-19, and it's not easy. However, with a supportive team... the Inspiration House of Fort Wayne and the Drug and Alcohol Consortium say it's doable.

Wisconsin woman returns to Fort Wayne for murder charges

A woman accused of killing a teen nearly 18 years ago returns to Fort Wayne to face a murder charge.

Fort Wayne churches financially impacted by COVID-19

Both Turner Chapel A.M.E and Come As You Are Community Church are abiding by the stay at home order, but they make church possible through different mediums.

Fort Wayne neighborhoods are connecting at a distance

Looking out of the window or looking at homes is a little different these days.

Knife leads to an arrest in 2002 Fort Wayne cold case

Nearly two decades ago 17-year-old Stacy DeGrandchamp died after a fight with a 16-year-old girl. No one was ever charged, until now when police arrested the now 33-year-old woman in Wisconsin.

Allen County Department of Health says 'isolation is key' during COVID-19 pandemic

Two more Indiana residents have died from COVID-19 ... bringing the state total to 14. The Department of Health also reports 115 new positive cases for a total of 477. Officials said the number is likely a lot larger as testing lags behind.

Stay active while isolating for COVID-19

The Stay-at-Home Order by Governor Eric Holcomb will go into effect. To ease you into the changes, we've got some ideas to share that are helping others in times of isolation.

Fort Wayne student stuck in Peru due to closed borders amid COVID-19 pandemic

A young Fort Wayne woman is stranded in Peru after many countries across the world are closing their borders because of COVID -19.

2 Fort Wayne wedding venues still functioning during Coronavirus pandemic

COVID-19 is impacting the wedding industry as well. However, local businesses are making sure to accommodate clients as best as they can. Businesses are abiding by the contract so if you want to cancel you'll likely have to pay.

First responders implement safety measures for COVID- 19

While many have been asked to work from home, emergency crews don't have that luxury. Because of that, they're taking extra steps to make sure they don't get COVID-19 and to make sure you don't get it either.

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