Jackie Bange WGN, Bio, Age, Family, Kids, Height, Chicago, Salary, Husband and Skydiving

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Jackie Bange Biography | Wikipedia

Jackie Bange is an award-winning American broadcast journalist currently serving as the weekend reporter for WGN News in Chicago. She first joined the station in 1993 as a fill-in anchor and general assignment reporter. Before WGN, she worked as a weekend anchor and field reporter for WMAQ News based in Chicago. She even appeared as a noon anchor and correspondent for WPRC News based in West Plam Beach Florida.

Jackie Bange Education

Bange finished her post-baccalaureate degree in Telecommunications at the University of Florida with great distinction. She then completed her undergraduate degree in management information systems from the Florida State University in Miami, Florida.

Jackie Bange Chicago Age

When Was Jackie Born? Bange is 59 years old as of 2021. She was born on September 8, 1961, in Miami, Florida, United States. Her birthday is celebrated on 8th September every year. Bange’s zodiac birth sign is Virgo. ALSO READ: Dan RoanĀ 

Jackie Bange Nationality | Ethnicity

Bange holds American nationality and citizenship by birth. She was born and brought up in a suburban neighborhood situated in Miami, Florida in the United States by a middle-class family of Caucasian descent. Therefore, Jackie is of white-American ethnicity/heritage and ancestry.

Jackie Bange Height

Jackie stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m). She also maintains an average bodyweight of around 55 to 60 kilograms. However, details about her other body measurements are still under review. Bange’s hair color is blonde and her eyes are blue in color.

Jackie Bange Family

Bange grew up as the daughter of a famous Florida-based news anchor and broadcast journalist. Her other also worked as a weather girl in Lancaster, Pennsylvania for almost two decades before retiring. However, the identity of Bage;’s mother and father are currently withheld from the public. Her passion to pursue journalism was inspired by her parents. Therefore, she is proud to carry her parents’ passion forward to the new and current generation.

Jackie Bange Wife

Is Jackie Married? Bange is currently married to her husband, George Strickland. The two love birds met and got married in the early 1990s. Together they share two beautiful daughters and one handsome son. Before George, Bange was previously romantically involved with Dale Chapman. Dale was her television executive and Producer. Jackie and her current husband now live in Chicago with their kids.

Jackie Bange Retirement | WGN News Chicago

Bange is an award-winning reporter currently working for WGN News based in Chicago since 1993. She first appeared as a morning news anchor back in 1995 before she was promoted in 1995. Before Jackie, she worked as a general assignment reporter and anchor for WMAQ News based in Chicago for close to five years before she landed her current position on WGN News.

Her most memorable report on WGN News includes covering exotic international locales like Paris, Africa, France and more. She also reported live from the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and profiled two local pilots who were the first to arrive in New Orleans to rescue stranded residents.

She recreated the rescue for viewers to watch in her feature report off the story called Into the Darkness. Bange owns the Illinois Associated Press Awad for Best Hard news Feature because of her Into the Darkness feature. Additionally, she has worked with Elmhurst College’s Mentor program for students interested in the field of Journalism.

Jackie Bange Salary

Bange working as the weekend reporter for WGN News based in Chicago, Illinois, earns an annual salary ranging from $28,000 to $98,000 per year.

Jackie Bange Skydiving

Skydiving is a famous method of transitting from a high point atmosphere to the surface of the earth using a Parachute. It involves the control of speed during the descent using a parachute. Jackie enjoys skydiving as a sport during her spare time.

Jackie Bange Net Worth

Bange is a highly acclaimed broadcast journalist and reporter who has an estimated net worth ranging from $100,000 to $500,000 as of 2021.