Jackie joined the 18 News team in April of 2022, coming from our sister station in Binghamton. Jackie graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in May 2020 with a degree in communications media production.
During her time there she was the main anchor and reporter for their weekly newscast for 3 years.
In her senior year, she was involved in the live sports broadcasting class where she was the courtside reporter and the color commentator for their women’s basketball team and this class even won a college Emmy for their hard work.
She spent her summer interning at PCTV 21 in downtown Pittsburgh where she directed a few of their shows.
She also directed and produced her own 10-minute show about things to do in Pittsburgh during the summer.
She spent the rest of her time going to local events and interviewing people in the community.
Jackie joined the Nexstar team at our sister station WIVT Newschannel 34 in March of 2021 as a reporter and anchor.