Jackie Bange Biography
Jackie is a weekend anchor and reporter for independent station WGN-TV in Chicago, Illinois. She has anchored co-anchored the weekend edition of the station’s primetime newscast WGN News at Nine since October 1995.
Jackie Bange Age and Birthday
Bange was born on the 8th of September, 1961 in the united states of America. she is 59 years old as of 2020. Jackie celebrates her birthday every 8th September.
Jackie Bange Height and Weight
Bange has not given any information concerning her height and weight.
Jackie Bange Family, Parents, and Siblings.
Jackie proudly carries a tradition of television. Bange’s father was a news anchor in Miami, Florida, and Lancaster, Pennsylvania while her mother was a weather girl in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Jackie has not yet revealed if she has any siblings.
Jackie Bange Husband and Children
Jackie is married to George Strickland and she is blessed with three children, two daughters, and a son.
Jackie Bange Education and Career
Jackie is a graduate of the University of Florida, where she received her post-baccalaureate degree in Telecommunications. she also has an undergraduate degree from Florida State University in Management Information Systems.
Jackie started her career as a noon anchor and reporter for CBS affiliate WPEC-TV in West Palm Beach, Florida. In 1990, Bange become a general assignment reporter and then was later named co-anchor of the WGN Morning News from January to October 1995 before moving to weekend evenings. In 2009, she completed the Olympic length of the Chicago Triathlon.
Apart from coverage of local stories, Jackie has done reports from international locations, including Africa and Paris. Jackie won a Regional Emmy Award in 1999 for “Best Feature Reporting” for her series on a group of skydivers trying to attain the world record for the largest skydive formation.
In 2005, following the devastating Hurricane Katrina, Jackie was assigned a special report called “Into the Darkness,” which profiled two Chicago-area pilots and their crew who become among the first to arrive in New Orleans after the storm destroyed the levees surrounding the city and flooded New Orleans and who helped rescue hundreds of stranded residents. Jackie recreated the rescue for viewers using night-vision goggles, and the report won an award by the Illinois chapter of the Associated Press for “Best Hard News Feature”.
In 2009 Jackie won the Peter Lisagor award for hard news and in-depth reporting for a news piece wherein she helped a widow “get justice” for her husband who was killed in case of suspected drunk driving.
Jackie Bange Net Worth and Salary
Bange has an estimated net worth of $1milllion-5million. She has earned from her career as a reporter and anchor. She earns a salary of about $81,211 per year.
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