Jordan Houston

is a Heavy contributor based in Tempe, Arizona. She covers breaking news, politics and crime. Jordan was a reporter for newspapers and magazines in Massachusetts and Arizona, including Entertainer! Magazine, The East Valley Tribune and The Reminder. In 2017, she received a master's degree in Journalism and Public Affairs from American University while interning for The Washington Post. She can be reached by email at jordan.houston@heavy.com. Follow her on Twitter @JordanHouston3.
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