Paris Jackson Profile, Wiki, Bio
Paris Jackson is an American Traffic Anchor/Reporter working at KOMO 4 News in Seattle, Washington. She joined the team in June 2013.
Paris Jackson Education
Jackson was born in Seattle and raised in Tacoma and is a proud alum of Bellarmine Preparatory School. She is a graduate of Washington State University’s Edward R. Murrow School of Communication where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Communication and double majored in Broadcast News and Ethnic Studies.
Paris Jackson Career
Jackson serves at KOMO-TV as a Morning News Weekday Traffic Anchor/Reporter and also reports during the 11 a.m. newscast. She joins KOMO 4 from Birmingham, Alabama, where she worked at WVTM-TV, the NBC affiliate, as an Evening Reporter. What’s forever etched in Jackson’s memory is April 27, 2011, the day tornadoes ravaged the state of Alabama. In the midst of the catastrophic loss and devastation, she witnessed the beauty of the human spirit, covering stories of resilience, faith, and strangers helping strangers.
Jackson has also covered some high-profile court cases including an Alabama county filing the-then largest government bankruptcy in U.S. history, and the case of missing Alabama teen, Natalee Holloway who disappeared during a 2005 trip to Aruba.
Jackson’s journalism career started as a reporter for KEZI-TV, the ABC affiliate in Eugene, Oregon. During the 2008 Presidential campaign, Jackson landed a one-on-one interview with then-Senator Barack Obama’s brother-in-law, Craig Robinson, the head basketball coach at Oregon State University.
Jackson’s work has earned her journalism awards from the Associated Press in Oregon and Alabama. In 2013, she received a Regional Emmy for her reporting contribution to WVTM-TV’s one-year anniversary tornado special.
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She is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the Seattle chapter.
Paris Jackson Age, Birthday / How old is Paris Jackson?
Jackson’s age is not known for she has managed to keep her personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Paris is or when she celebrates her birthday. However, she might be in her 30s.
Paris Jackson Height, measurements
Jackson stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).
Paris Jackson Family, mom
Information regarding Jackson’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Paris Jackson Husband, married, son
Jackson is married to Chris and the couple is blessed with a child who they named Hendrix.
Paris Jackson Salary
Being one of the top Morning News Weekday Traffic Anchors and a Reporter for KOMO 4 News, Jackson earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Paris Jackson’s Net Worth
Jackson has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a traffic reporter and anchor.
Paris Jackson Cancer
In 2018, Jackson revealed that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer the previous year. She went in for her first treatment in January, but things got even worse. “My very first chemo I had an allergic reaction to it,” Jackson said. “So I ended up in the hospital for five days and I think that was my lowest point – because they didn’t know what was wrong. “When the doctors are looking at each other like ‘What’s going on here?'” Paris was on oxygen, could barely walk, and barely talk. “I had to call on my faith and of course, that’s what I’ve been doing during this whole period but I believe in the power of prayer,” She said. That’s when Paris made her very private battle public, and let viewers know. She shared her health crisis on Facebook and asked for prayers.
Paris Jackson KOMO
At KOMO Jackson works alongside;
- Mark Christopher – Anchors
- Preston Phillips – Co-anchor
- Gabe Cohen – Anchor / Reporter
- Abby Acone – Meteorologist
- Shannon O’Donnell – Meteorologist
- Femi Abebefe – Sports Anchor/Reporter
- Mike Ferreri – Sports Director
- Corwin Haeck – Traffic Reporter
- Kara Kostanich – Journalist
- Scott Thuman – Chief Political Correspondent
- Theron Zahn – Meteorologist
- Steve McCarron – Reporter
- Suzanne Phan – Reporter
- Jeff Pohjola – Reporter