Jackie Bange Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, Family, WGN-TV, Net Worth, Salary and Twitter
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.
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 58 years old as of 2019.)
Jackie Bange Height
Bange’s height is under review and will be updated soon.
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; two 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 of $80 thousand which she has earned through her career as a reporter and anchor.
Jackie Bange Salary
Information about how much Bange receives is currently under review. However, according to payscale.com the salaries of WGN TV anchors range from $47k – $154k.