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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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

Oakland Students Voice Concerns Over AC Transit Service Cuts

Students in Oakland on Wednesday were speaking out about an AC Transit plan that could cut bus routes they use to get to their schools in the Oakland hills.

04/12/2017

Dolores Park Trashed Again During Warm San Francisco Weekend

Residents near San Francisco’s popular Dolores Park are losing patience with inconsiderate crowds of people who continue descending on the park on weekends and leaving behind a monumental mess.

04/03/2017

Proposed Bill Would Legalize ‘California Stop’ At Stop Signs For Cyclists

A Bay Area lawmaker has introduced a new bill that would allow cyclists to treat stop signs as yield signs, essentially legalizing the so-called rolling “California stop” for bicyclists.

03/07/2017

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