Jackie Kent

Weekend Anchor/Video Journalist

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Jackie Kent joined the NBC Nebraska news team as a video journalist in May 2015. She was promoted to Weekend Anchor in August 2015.

Jackie comes to the Big 10 from the Pac 12 where she was an award-winning web producer and a digital news reporter for Tucson News Now, the affiliate for Southern Arizona’s CBS and Fox stations.

She is a proud graduate of the University of Arizona. Throughout her junior and senior years, she served as general manager of the student-run TV station, UATV, during which time she co-produced, co-anchored and reported for the station’s newscast.

In April 2015, Jackie and the TNN digital team won Edward R. Murrow and APTRA awards for best news website for breaking news, sports and immigration news.

Jackie, originally from Huntington Beach, Calif., is excited to explore beautiful Nebraska! If you have a great story idea, feel free to send Jackie an email at jackie.kent@nbcneb.com. You can also like her on Facebook and follow her on Twitter.

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