Jackie Kent Profile
Jackie Kent is an American Emmy-award winning anchor and reporter working for KOMO-TV as a reporter and fill-in anchor. She joined KOMO in January 2022 and was previously working for KRQE-TV before joining the station.
Jackie Kent Career
Kent is a reporter and fill-in anchor for KOMO News who covers various assignments and fills in as an anchor as necessary. Kent was an anchor and reporter for the New Mexico station that was affiliated with CBS and worked there before she moved to Seattle.
While reporting on the crime epidemic in Albuquerque, she held those in positions of authority accountable. She also commented on problems that have been occurring inside the state’s criminal justice system as well as the most recent developments regarding COVID. Because of her reporting, the Albuquerque City Council revised an ordinance to make it possible for visitors from other states who have disabilities to obtain parking around the city. She also brought to light a candidate for Santa Fe City Council who had attempted to run for office despite having a felony conviction and had deceived to voters about her criminal history.
In addition, Kent worked in the state of Nebraska for some time as a weeknight multi-media journalist and on the weekends as an anchor and producer for NBC Nebraska. In addition to putting up her own live shots, Jackie acted as her own “one man band,” shooting, writing, and editing her reports. She reported on major weather occurrences as well as the city council beat, both of which were important to residents of Central Nebraska. Kent worked as a field producer and anchor at some of the area’s largest community events, like as the Nebraska State Fair and the annual Kool-Aid Days in Hastings, which is held in the city that was the origin of Kool-Aid. She has many wonderful memories from her time working at these events.
Tucson, Arizona served as the launching point for Kent’s career in broadcasting. She worked as a full-time web producer for the CBS station KOLD-TV while she was a junior and senior at the University of Arizona (Bear Down!). She also reported nightly on-air pieces to promote the website and mobile app. During her time at the University of Arizona (Bear Down!), she was a student body president. The digital team took home honors for “Best News Website” from both the Edward R. Murrow Foundation and the APTRA.
She began her career in broadcast journalism through a series of internships that she was able to secure while she was a student at the University of Arkansas. In addition to that, she oversaw the operations of the university’s student-run television station (UATV) for a period of two years. This made her instrumental in the university’s successful effort to acquire funding for its newspaper, television, and radio stations.
Kent enjoys spending her leisure time exploring the amazing hiking, boating, and seafood areas that Washington state has to offer. Jackie lives in Seattle. She was born and raised in Southern California, and when she has the chance, she enjoys going boating with her family there.
Kent has covered key breaking news events during her stay in the Pacific Northwest. She has covered the severe flooding in South Park that was caused by king tides. Kent has also covered the fatal shooting at Ingraham High School; and the students’ demands for additional mental health facilities to help prevent a tragedy similar to the one that occurred in the past in the future.
Jackie received her high school education from Marina. In addition, she is a proud alumna of the University of Arizona. There, she worked as the general manager of the student-run TV station throughout her junior and senior years. She went on to graduate with honors.
Jackie Kent Age
Kent has not yet revealed her date, month, and year of birth hence information about her age is not available. However, we will update it as soon as it is made available to the public.
Jackie Kent Family
Kent has not yet divulged any information concerning her family at this time. However, details concerning her family, including her parents and siblings, will be brought up to date as soon as possible.
Jackie Kent Height
Kent stands at an average height of 5feet 6inches tall.
Jackie Kent Husband
Since Kent has not provided any information regarding her marital status, it is impossible for us to determine whether she is married, in a relationship, or single at this time. As soon as this information is made available to the general public, it will be brought up to date.
Jackie Kent Salary
Kent’s annual salary falls somewhere in the range of $70,000 and $100,000 on average.
Jackie Kent Net Worth
It is estimated that Kent’s net worth falls somewhere in the range of $700,000 to $5 million. Her primary source of financial support comes from her work as a television personality.
Jackie Kent Social Media
Kent is active on her social media accounts. She has over 2.1K followers on Twitter, over 1.6K followers on Instagram, and over 12.2K followers on Facebook.
Jackie Kent KOMO Colleagues
- Preston Phillips
- Eric Johnson
- Kelly Koopmans
- Kristin Clark
- Michelle Esteban
- Shannon O’Donnell
- Holly Menino
- Mary Nam
- Molly Shen