Jackie Ward

JACKIE WARD

Jackie Ward is a two-time Emmy nominated reporter who recently moved to the Bay Area from Portland, Maine. Jackie was born and raised just outside of Boston, MA where her passion for telling informative, compelling stories began to flourish. This desire to share engaging stories and keep people up to date with the news and events in their community motivated Jackie to pursue a degree in Journalism with a concentration in Broadcast from Boston University.

After obtaining her degree, Jackie started her broadcast career in Bangor, Maine at WLBZ 2 as a Multimedia Journalist. After a year and a half in Downeast Maine, she moved a few hours south to Portland, Maine where she worked at WCSH 6 as a morning anchor and multimedia journalist for four years.

One of Jackie’s biggest accomplishments during her time in Maine was producing a six-part series called “Why We Run” – a collection of profiles that focused on six individuals who were running the 2014 Boston Marathon as part of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team. As a member of the Dana-Farber Marathon team herself, Jackie helped raise more than $16,000 for cancer research. In addition to crossing the finish line, this experience earned Jackie an Emmy nomination.

Outside of the world of TV news, Jackie loves spending time with her family, taking her dog on runs, and cheering for her New England Patriots!

 
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University of San Francisco Holds First Black Student Orientation

This year there will be a new orientation program at University of San Francisco that is only for black students.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/15/2017

Oakland Family To Be Split Up By Pending Deportation After 23 Years In U.S.

An Oakland family is facing deportation in a matter of days after years of trying to obtain legal immigration status.

08/10/2017

Friends Double Reward Hoping For Clues In El Cerrito Murder

Friends are making new efforts Wednesday to solve the murder of a prominent Bay Area attorney who was shot on his front porch nine months ago.

07/12/2017

San Jose Flood Victims File Claims Over Damage

South Bay families who lost everything in the February flooding that did extensive damage in a San Jose neighborhood on Thursday said it’s time for those responsible to pay up.

07/06/2017

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Drug Dealers Bribe San Francisco International Security Agents

Several Bay Area airport screeners have plead guilty to taking bribes and some fear this could be just the tip of the iceberg.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/27/2017

San Francisco Marks 50th Anniversary Of Famed Summer Of Love

VIDEO: This season marks the 50th anniversary of that legendary “Summer of Love,” when throngs of American youth descended on San Francisco to join a cultural revolution…

06/13/2017

Cavaliers Arrive In Bay Area For Game 1 Of NBA Finals

The Cleveland Cavaliers touched down in Dubs territory Tuesday ahead of Thursday Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors.

05/30/2017

Lawsuit Filed Over Fatal West Oakland Apartment Fire

The first lawsuit in connection with the deadly West Oakland apartment fire that left four people dead in late March was filed Wednesday morning.

04/26/2017

Fresh Grocer Tony Tantillo Celebrates 25 Years Of Talking Produce

VIDEO: Jackie Ward reports on Tony Tantillo marking a quarter century of working in television as a food expert

04/21/2017

Oakland Mayor Addresses Housing Concerns After New Poll

Mayor Libby Schaaf wants to be the first two-term mayor of Oakland since Jerry Brown. On Tuesday, KPIX 5 talked to her about the results of an exclusive Survey USA poll on what worries voters the most.

04/18/2017

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