Mike Jackson Biography
Mike Jackson is an American anchor working for NBC4 since joining the station in 1994. His career spanned more than 4 decades, with his first job coming in his hometown of Charleston, WV at radio station WCHS-AM.
Mike Jackson Career
He is a graduate of West Virginia State College with an Associate Arts degree in mass communication. Jackson’s first television position was at WOAY-TV in Oak Hill, WV, where he anchored the late evening news. He was as well a sports reporter at WCHS-TV in Charleston, before working in Columbus the first time with the local ABC affiliate. Jackson also served as operations manager and announcer for WBES-FM in Charleston, W.Va. News Director at WOAY-TV in Oak Hill, WV, and served as an evening anchor at NewsChannel 8 in Washington, DC prior to him returning to Columbus.
He proudly received the first-place award for reporting by the National Association of Black Journalists in 1993 in Washington, D.C. His other honors include four local Emmy nominations for reporting and two-second place awards for reporting by the Society of Professional Journalists. He was as well awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from The Tribute to African American Committee.
Jackson has covered every presidential race since he had been old enough to vote. He enjoys covering what will soon become American history. Jackson would like to think that after more than 30 years of broadcasting, the most memorable story is still waiting to be covered.
His first job was digging sewer lines and learning how raw sewage was treated in the summer during his high school years. It was interesting, but it encouraged him to study a little harder in school. His focus now is recovery after a massive stroke in January 2019.
What Jackson misses most is the storytelling, especially the consumer stories. Though he is still hearing from viewers.
Mike Jackson NBC4
Jackson works at NBC4 where he works alongside other famous NBC4 anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Monica Alba
- Colleen Williams
- Conan Nolan
- Melissa Magee
- Shanna Mendiola
- Bob Nunnally
- Dave Mazza
- Kristine Varkony
- Andrea Henderson
- Audrey Hasson
- Hattie Hawks
- Jennifer Bullock
- Brad Johansen
- Darlene Hill
- Colleen Marshall
- Matt Barnes
- Monica Day
- Anthony Yanez
Mike Jackson Age
Jackson likes to keep his personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday.
Mike Jackson Height
Jackson stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches.
Mike Jackson Family
He was born to Boyd and Elizabeth Pierce Jackson, of Champaign. His father is a retired clinical psychologist and his mother is an active member of the Burnham Hospital Auxiliary, Champaign.
Mike Jackson Wife
Jackson is a married man to Sally Ward. They got married on April 23, 1988. He has four children, Katheryn, Andrea, Matthew, and Clark.
Mike Jackson Net Worth
Jackson has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as an anchor.
Mike Jackson Salary
Jackson earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Jackson.
Who is Mike Jackson?
He is an American anchor
How old is Mike Jackson?
How tall is Mike Jackson?
5 feet 10 inches
Who is Mike Jackson married to?
How much money does Mike Jackson earn?
$40,000 – $ 110,500
How much is Mike Jackson worth?
$1 Million – $5 Million