Jessie joined the KBJR 6 team in January 2017.
Later that year Jessie signed on as KBJR 6 weekend anchor.
In May 2019 she jumped ship from weekends and signed on for her current position as 5 p.m. anchor and 10 p.m. lead reporter Monday through Friday.
Jessie enjoys environmental reporting and has a weekday segment piece Your Green Life that airs Thursday’s at 5 p.m.
She is the lead report at KBJR 6 when it comes to Duluth City Council and School Board.
Jessie was born and Raised in Peru, New York, and then went to school in Vermont. She graduated from Lyndon State College’s Electronic Journalism Arts program as a member of the News7 Broadcast Team in May 2016
She grew up in mountainous woods and loves being outside and on the water. Lake Superior was a big selling point to Duluth for her and a big part of what keeps her here.
After graduation she became the morning/noon news anchor and producer for WOAY-TV in Oak Hill West Virginia before joining KBJR 6 as reporter.
Jessie can be reached at 218-481-6218, or by e-mail.
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