Jeremy Jojola is an Investigative Reporter with 9Wants to Know at 9NEWS in Denver, Colorado.
His most recent notable investigations include STRANDED, which exposed the hidden epidemic of abandoned at-risk adults stuck in Denver hospitals. The series inspired lawmakers to move forward with legislation to help those who have no voice.
In BLAME: Lost at Home, Jeremy revealed how a man who was declared missing for a whole year ended up dead in his own living room.
Over his career as a journalist, Jeremy has garnered numerous awards for his investigative work, including 17 regional Emmys, “Best Specialty Reporter” by the Colorado Broadcasters Association, and a nomination for a national Emmy after he exposed a traffic ticketing scheme in the small town of Mountain View, Colorado.
At age 17, Jeremy found his passion for journalism when he spent the night in a homeless shelter for his high school newspaper. From there, he landed his first job at KRNV-TV in Reno, Nevada as a production assistant.
While in college at New Mexico State University, Jeremy landed his first commercial television reporting job at KTSM-TV in El Paso, Texas where he often crossed into Ciudad Juarez, Mexico to report on border issues and cartel violence.
Before coming to Denver, Jeremy worked for nine years at KOB-TV in Albuquerque, New Mexico where he began his journey as an investigative reporter. Jeremy’s family has lived in New Mexico for hundreds of years and he still visits his grandmother who lives in a tiny village outside of Santa Fe.
Jeremy volunteers as a mentor and group leader with Denver Urban Scholars and is the father of a terrier-poodle mix named Rudy. During his free time, Jeremy can be found at the park, working out, watching movies, hiking, and reading.