Johnston von Springer - Multimedia Journalist
Johnston von Springer is a Multimedia Journalist for WBRZ News 2. Johnston joined the WBRZ team full time in May 2017
Johnston graduated in May 2017 from LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication with a B.A. in Mass Communication with a focus in journalism while also receiving a minor in political science. While still in school Johnston interned at WBRZ in January 2017. He was able to turn his internship into a full-time position soon after he graduated from LSU.
Born in Dallas, TX a young Johnston grew up reenacting newscasts for his family and friends. He knew his passion for current events and breaking news would lead him to a career in journalism. When he was asked what he enjoyed to watch on TV as a kid Johnston would surprise people by saying his favorite show was the local news.
Johnston enjoys reading, attending sports events, traveling and finding new restaurants to enjoy around the city.
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