Jackie Bange Profile
Jackie Bange is an American Emmy Award-winning reporter, journalist, and weekend anchor for WGN News at Nine. He joined the network back in August 1993 as a reporter and anchored WGN Morning News from January 1995 to October 1995.
Jackie Bange Education
Bange attended the University of Florida where she attained her post-baccalaureate degree in Telecommunications with a graduated with distinction. She nonetheless has an undergraduate degree from Florida state university in management information systems.
Jackie Bange Career
Jackie Binge is working for WGN News as a weekend anchor. He has also managed to work with other networks prior to joining WGN News. For instance, she worked for WMAQ-TV in Chicago and served as a weekend anchor and general assignment reporter.
She also worked for WPEC-TV in West Palm Beach, Florida, where she served as a noon anchor as well as a reporter. Apart from providing coverage of local stories, she has also reported from captivating international locales like Paris, France, and Africa.
Bange also brought Chicagoland “Into the Darkness,” a story of two local pilots and their crew who were the first to arrive in New Orleans. They helped rescue hundreds of stranded residents. “Into the Darkness” was able to win the Illinois Associated Press award: Best Hard News Feature.
Bange has nonetheless managed to win other famous and well-known awards. For instance, she 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. She also won the Peter Lisagor award in 2009 for Hard News and In-Depth Reporting by helping a widow “get justice” for her husband who was killed by a suspected drunk driver in 2009.
Quick Facts About Bange
|60 years old as of 2021.
|$1 Million – $5 Million
Bange has also managed to work with a Mentor Program for students interested in the field of journalism at Elmhurst College. She also serves in an organization created to assist those battling brain cancer ” Michael Matters.”She is also associated with A Safe Place, another organization that raises funds to assist the prevention of domestic violence and its victims in Lake County.
Jackie Bange Age
Bange was born on September 8, 1961, in the United States. She is therefore 60 years old as of 2021.
Jackie Bange Height
Bange stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Jackie Bange Family
Bange’s parents were also in the journalism career whereby his father was a news anchor in Miami, Florida, and Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Her mother was a weather girl in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Not much information is known about her parents’ names, siblings, uncles, and aunts.
Jackie Bange Husband
Bange is married to George Strickland and is also blessed with three children, two daughters, and one son. Whenever she is not at work, she loves athletic training and athletic training. She has however completed seven Triathlons.
Jackie Bange Salary
Being one of the top journalists for WGN Bange earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Jackie Bange Net Worth
Bange has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a journalist.
Jackie Bange Children
Bange and George have three children together, Josh is their firstborn who was born in March 2002. Grace and Gwen were born in 2006.