Jamarlo Phillips joined the WEAR news team in May 2016, as a Multimedia Journalist.
Jamarlo hails from Smiths Station, Alabama and is excited to start his career in the Sunshine State.
Jamarlo is a graduate of Troy University in Troy, Alabama where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism and minor in Leadership Studies/Public Relations. Go Trojans!
Before moving to Pensacola, Jamarlo started his career in news as a Multimedia Journalist at WBTW News 13 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
He covered major events in South Carolina and North Carolina like the removal of the confederate flag at the state house, Charleston church shooting, historic flooding in 2015 and Hurricane Matthew.
During his collegiate years, he anchored, reported, and produced for the award-winning student-produced Troy TrojanVision news.
Jamarlo is a proud member of the National Association of Black Journalists and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Aside from bringing you the latest coverage, he enjoys the outdoors, meeting new people, spending time with family and friends, traveling, catching up on the most recent horror films, and speaking to youth about the importance of education. Jamarlo wants to hear what he can do to serve you and your community.
If you have any story ideas, upcoming events, or just want to say hello please feel free to give him a call 850-375-4970.