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Jackie Bange

Sarthak Published On Sun Aug 16 2020   Modified On Sun Aug 16 2020
Jackie Bange

Facts of Jackie Bange

Full NameJackie Bange
First NameJackie
Last NameBange
Birth CountryUnited States
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseGeorge Strickland
No Of Children3
AwardsEmmy Award
EducationUniversity of Florida
Height168 cm
Networth$1 M
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Date of BirthSeptember 8,1961
Age59 years
Married Date2000


    Body and Relation Status of Jackie Bange

    What is Jackie Bange marital status ?Married
    How many children does Jackie Bange have ?3
    Who is Jackie Bange married with?George Strickland
    When was Jackie Bange married?2000
    What is the height of Jackie Bange?168 cm
    What is the weight of Jackie Bange?kg

    Jackie Bange is an award-winning journalist who is currently serving as an anchor and reporter for WGN-TV located in Chicago, Illinois. Previously, she worked as a noon anchor and reporter for CBS affiliate WPEC-TV. Likewise, Jackie also became a general assignment reporter and weekend anchor for NBC owned station WMAQ-TV.

    Jackie was born on September 8, 1961, in the United States. She is 58 years old as of 2020. Bange graduated with a post-baccalaureate degree in Telecommunications from the University of Florida. Similarly, she has an undergraduate degree in Management Information Systems from Florida State University.

    Married Life

    Jackie has been married to her longtime husband, George Strickland, since 2000. George is a former Lake County Assistant State's Attorney. The couple first met at a rooftop party for a Cubs game in 1999, where a mutual friend had introduced them. After dating for a while, Jackie and George got engaged in August 2000.

    Jackie Bange has been married to her husband, George Strickland since 2000.
    Image: Jackie Bange and her longtime husband, George Strickland has been married since 2000.
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    The couple has been married for nearly 20 years as of 2020. Bange and her husband, George has three children, a son named Josh and twin daughters, Gracie and Sunny. Despite having a hectic schedule, Bange manages to spend as much time with her family. She often shares pictures of her husband and kids on scoial media.

    Personal Life

    To date, Bange hasn't been involved in any controversies. There is not much information about her personal life with her husband, Strickland. However, it seems the family has a very strong bond. As of now, her son Josh is in his late teens, while her daughters study in 9th grade.

    Jackie and her spouse has three kids.
    Image: Jackie and her husband share three kids. They often travel to exotic places.
    Source: Facebook@Jackie Bange WGN

    In her free time, Bange loves to travel, skydive, visit exotic places with her kids. When she gets a chance, the reporter takes her husband for a romantic date as well. She is an avid adventurer also. In 2009, Jackie completed the Olympic length of the Chicago Triathlon. Before marrying George, Bange had a short-lived relationship with her television executive producer Dale Chapman.

    Net Worth

    The WGN-TV weekend anchor, Jackie Bange, has a net worth of $1 million, which is slightly higher than the network's weather anchor, Morgan Kolkmeyer. She has been active in the journalism industry for the past 30 years. She is still passionately working as a reporter is one of the most liked journalists. Further, Jackie earns an annual salary of over $42,323.

    On average, the television reporters/anchors' salary ranges somewhere between $38,121-$71.032 per year. Throughout her career, Bange has received positive acclaim. Hence, she earns a desirable income from her profession.

    Awards and Notable Works

    Jackie began working for WGN-TV from August 1993. She co-anchored the WGN Morning News till October 1995. Further, in 1999, Bange won a regional Emmy Award for Best Feature Reporting. She presented a series on a group of skydivers trying to make the world record for the largest skydive formation.

    Jackie and her co-anchor on WGN!

    In 2005 Bange was assigned a special report called Into the Darkness following the devastating Hurricane Katrina. She profiled two Chicago-area pilots and their crew who helped rescue hundreds of stranded residents. For her story, Bange won an award given by the Illinois chapter of the Associated Press for Best Hard News Feature.

    In 2009, Bange helped a widow get justice for her husband, who was killed in a case of suspected drunk driving. She won the Peter Lisagor Award for in-depth reporting.