Jackie Bange Bio, Wiki
Jackie Bange is an American Reporter/Anchor working as a Weekend Anchor for WGN News at Nine where she joined the station in August of 1993 as a reporter. In addition, she worked as an anchor for WGN Morning News between the month of January 1995 and October 1995.
Jackie Bange Dates of Birth
Bange was born on the 8th of September 1961 in the United States. She is 60 years old as of 2021.
Jackie Bange Mesurements
She stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches.
Jackie Bange Education
She is a proud graduate of the University of Florida where she graduated with a distinction and obtained a post-baccalaureate degree in Telecommunications. In addition, she also received an undergraduate degree in Management Information Systems from Florida State University.
Jackie Bange Work Experience
Previously, she was working as a general assignment reporter for WGN-TV and as a weekend anchor for WMAQ-TV located in Chicago. Additionally, she has also served WPEC-TV in West Palm Beach, Florida as a noon anchor.
Apart from providing in-depth coverage of local stories, Bange has also been able to provide reports from exotic locations such as Paris, France, and Africa. After Hurricane Katrina, she brought Chicagoland “Into the Darkness.” This was as she brought a story about two local pilots and their crew that was the first to arrive in New Orleans helping hundreds of stranded residents. By utilizing the night-vision goggles, she recreated the rescue for viewers, and her report, “Into the Darkness” won the Illinois Associated Press award: Best Hard News Feature.
Among other awards that she has been able to garner in her successful career includes the Best Feature Reporting Emmy in 1999. This award was for her series on attaining the world record for the largest skydive formation. In addition, she has also won the Peter Lisagor award in 2009. This was for her reporting Hard News and In-depth Reporting where she helped a widow get justice for her husband who had been killed by a suspected drunk driver.
Throughout the past couple of years, she has worked with Elmhurst College’s Mentor Program. This is a program for students that are interested in the field of journalism. In addition, she also serves on the board of Michael Matters. This is an organization that was created to help people who are fighting brain cancer. In addition, she is also involved in the fundraising efforts for A Safe Place. This is a domestic violence prevention organization located in Lake County.
Away from work, she enjoys athletic training and skydiving. In addition, she has also completed seven Triathlons.
Jackie Bange’s Net Worth
In Bange’s career as a Reporter/Anchor, she has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.
Jackie Bange Earnings/Income
She earns an annual salary ranging from $35,000 – $100,000.
Jackie Bange Parents and Siblings
Bange is the daughter of her loving parents who was both working in the broadcasting industry. She states that she is proud to be carrying her family tradition of television. Her father was working as a news anchor in Miami, Florida, and Lancaster, Pennsylvania. In addition, her mother was working as a weather forecaster in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. In addition, she goes ahead to post a family photo on Instagram stating that she has an older sister.
Jackie Bange Spouse
She is married to her loving husband, George Strickland. However, she shares no information in relation to her husband, and or where, how, and when they met.
Jackie Bange Kids
Together, the duo counts it a blessing to have three children, two twin girls and a son whom they greatly love. However, Bange prefers to keep information in relation to her children away from the public.
Jackie Bange Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
She is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 1800 followers, around 23K followers on her Facebook page, and about 2900 followers on her Instagram account.