Jackie Bange Biography
Jackie Bange is an American journalist currently serving as a reporter and weekend anchor for WGN-TV in Chicago, Illinois. She joined the WGN team back in August of 1993 as a reporter anchor for WGN Morning News from January 1995 to October 1995. Prior to joining WGN-TV, Jackie served as a general assignment reporter and weekend anchor for WMAQ-TV located in Chicago.
For her education, Jackie joined the University of Florida where she earned her post-baccalaureate degree in Telecommunications. As well, she has an undergraduate degree from Florida State University in Management Information Systems.
Jackie Bange Age
Jackie was born on September 8, 1961, in the United States of America. She is 60 years old.
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Jackie Bange’s Family
Jackie was born and raised in the United States of America to her parents. Her father worked as a news anchor in Miami, Florida, and Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Her mother was a weather lady in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She is very proud to inherit a family tradition of television. However, more details about her parents and siblings will be updated as soon as possible.
Jackie Bange Husband
Jackie is happily married to George Strickland. The duo is blessed with three children; two daughters and a son. When she is not working, she likes skydiving and athletic training. So far, she has participated in seven Triathlons.
Jackie Bange WGN/ Career
Jackie began her broadcasting career as a reporter and noon anchor at the CBS affiliate WPEC-TV in West Palm Beach, Florida. Later on, in 1990, she joined NBC’s WMAQ-TV in Chicago. She joined the WGN-TV family in August 1993, as a general assignment reporter. In 1995, she moved to anchor WGN News at Nine in the Weekend evening alongside Robert Jordan. Currently, she still serves for News at Nine.
Most notably, Jackie is an award-winning journalist, reporter, and weekend anchor at WGN News. In 1999, she won the Best Feature reporting Emmy for her series on attaining the world record for the largest skydive formation. Moreover, she won the Peter Lisagor award in 2009 because of hard news and in-depth reports by helping a widow to gain justice for her partner who was killed by a suspected drunk driver.
Jackie Bange Salary
The American journalist earns an average annual salary that ranges between $10,000 – $50,000 at WGN.
Jackie Bange Net Worth
Bange has an estimated net worth of between $500k – $1 Million which comes from her successful career as a journalist.