Mike Jackson Biography
Mike Jackson is an American News Anchor working for NBC4 since 1994. He has more than 40 years of broadcasting experience, with his first job at WCHS-AM radio station coming to his home town of Charleston, WV.
Mike Jackson Age
Jackson’s exact age and date of birth is unknown. The information will be updated as soon as its available.
Mike Jackson Parents
His parents are Boyd and Elizabeth Pierce Jackson, of Champaign. His father is a retired clinical psychologist. Jackson’s mother is an active member of the Burnham Hospital Auxiliary, Champaign.
Mike Jackson Wife
Mike Jackson is married to Sally Ward. There courtship began when both accompanied Gov. James Thompson on a 1986 trip to the Orient. Sally was a member of the governor`s delegation and Mike was covering the trip.
Sally has been a state employment security director for five years. She also had positions in the state law enforcement department, the governor
s budget office, and the governors staff. She earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in law enforcement administration from Southern Illinois University, and has done post-graduate work at the Harvard and Princeton Universities.
Mike Jackson Children
Jackson and Sally have four children, Katheryn, Andrea, Matthew, and Clark.
Mike Jackson Education
Jackson is a graduate of West Virginia State College with an Associate Arts degree in mass communication.
Mike Jackson NBC4 News
Jackson started working at NBC4 in 1994. His career spanned more than 40 years, with his first job coming in his hometown of Charleston, WV at radio station WCHS-AM.
His first television position was at WOAY-TV in Oak Hill, WV, where he anchored the late evening news. He was also a sports reporter at WCHS-TV in Charleston, before working in Columbus the first time with the local ABC affiliate. Mike also served as operations manager and announcer for WBES-FM in Charleston, W.Va. News Director at WOAY-TV in Oak Hill, WV, and served as an evening anchor at NewsChannel 8 in Washington, DC before he returned to Columbus.
Mike Jackson Awards and Achievement
He received a first-place award for reporting by the National Association of Black Journalists in 1993 in Washington, D.C. Other honors include
Won four local Emmy nominations for reporting and two-second place awards for reporting by the Society of Professional Journalists.
Mike was also awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from The Tribute to African American Committee.
Mike Jackson Net Worth
Jackson has not revealed his estimated net worth.