Jackie Bange Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, Height, Family, WGN-TV, Net Worth, and Salary

Jackie Bange is an American award-winning journalist, reporter, and weekend anchor for WGN-TV in Chicago, Illinois since August 1993.

Jackie Bange Biography

Jackie Bange is an American award-winning journalist, reporter, and weekend anchor for WGN-TV in Chicago, Illinois. She joined the station 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 received her post-baccalaureate degree in Telecommunications. She also has an undergraduate degree from Florida State University in Management Information Systems.

Jackie Bange Career

Before joining WGN-TV, she was a general assignment reporter and weekend anchor for WMAQ-TV. She started her career as a noon anchor and reporter for CBS affiliate WPEC-TV in West Palm Beach, Florida. In 1990, Bange became a general assignment reporter and weekend anchor for NBC-owned-and-operated station WMAQ-TV in Chicago.

In addition to coverage of local stories, Bange has reported from exotic international locales, including Africa and Paris, France. After Hurricane Katrina, she also brought Chicagoland “Into the Darkness,” which profiled two Chicago-area pilots and their crew who were the first to arrive in New Orleans and help rescue hundreds of stranded residents. In 2009, she completed the Olympic length of the Chicago Triathlon.

Jackie Bange Awards

In 1999, she won a Regional Emmy Award for “Best Feature Reporting” for her series on a team of skydivers trying to achieve the world record for the largest skydive formation. Later on, in 2009, she 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 murdered in a case of suspected drunk driving.

Jackie Bange Age / Birthday

Bange was born on September 8, 1961, in the United States of America. She is 61 years old.

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Jackie Bange Height

Bange stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 6 inches.

Jackie Bange Family / Parents

Bange is proud to carry on a family tradition of television. Her father was a news anchor in Miami, Florida, and Lancaster, Pennsylvania while her mother was a weather girl in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She has not yet revealed if she has any siblings.

Jackie Bange Husband

Bange is married to George Strickland and the couple is blessed with 3 children; twin daughters and a son. During her free time, she enjoys skydiving and athletic training. She has participated in seven Triathlons.

Jackie Bange Net Worth

Bange has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a reporter and anchor.

Jackie Bange Salary

Bange earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.

Jackie Bange WGN-TV

Bange works at WGN-TV where she works alongside other famous WGN-TV anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;

  1. Kaitlin Bennett
  2. Julie Unruh
  3. Mike Toomey
  4. Judy Wang
  5. Pat Tomasulo
  6. Tom Skilling
  7. Erik Runge
  8. Dan Roan
  9. Dean Richards
  10. Dana Rebik
  11. Marcella Raymond
  12. Larry Potash
  13. Dan Ponce
  14. Jarrett Payton
  15. Micah Materre
  16. Lauren Magiera
  17. Mike Lowe
  18. Nancy Loo
  19. Paul Lisnek
  20. Sean Lewis

The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Bange.

Who is Bange?She is an American award-winning journalist, reporter, and anchor
Age60 years old as of 2021
Height5 feet 6 inches
SpouseGeorge Strickland
Salary$40,000 – $ 110,500
Net Worth$1 Million – $5 Million
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