- 1 Who is Hallie Jackson?
- 2 Hallie Jackson’s Early Life, Family and Education
- 3 Hallie Jackson’s Career
- 4 Hallie Jackson’s Married Life. Husband and Engagement Ring
- 5 Hallie Jackson’s Children
- 6 Net Worth and Salary
- 7 Age and Body Measurements
- 8 Rumors and Controversy
- 9 Hallie Jackson’s Presence on Social Media
Who is Hallie Jackson?
Hallie Jackson is currently filling the position of Chief White House correspondent for NBC News, and is an anchor for MSNBC, and sometimes fills in as anchor for “Today”. Her coverage of Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign and her unfriendly interaction with Glenn Thrush in MSNBC segment made her well known in the journalism sphere. At the beginning of her career, she worked in Salisbury, Maryland; Dover, Delaware; Hartford, Connecticut; New Haven, Connecticut; and Baltimore, Maryland, before joining NBC News in 2014.
Hallie Jackson’s Early Life, Family and Education
Hallie Marie Jackson was born under the zodiac sign of Taurus on the 29th April 1984, in Yardley, Pennsylvania USA, into the family of Heidi and David Jackson. Hallie is American, including her ethnicity. In 2002 she matriculated from Pennsbury High School in the city where she was born, then enrolled into John Hopkins University and graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Political Science. She started her career right after graduating from University, being first employed as a reporter for WBOC-TV in Salisbury and Dover.
Hallie Jackson’s Career
After quitting in 2008, her career took her to Washington D.C, where she joined the Hearst Corporation in 2012. Two years later Hallie became news correspondent for NBC news, earning recognition when she covered the presidential campaign of Ted Cruz. In August 2016 Jackson began anchoring at MSNBC Live, NBC News’ daytime coverage platform, then at the beginning of 2017, Hallie was named Chief White House correspondent by NBC News, where she works today, and also hosts the 10 am hour of “MSNBC Live.” Jackson earned her reputation and proved herself to be a unique, adaptable reporter with her coverage of the 2016 Republican primary battle, and the rise of President-elect Donald Trump. While reporting on the campaign trail, this ambitious journalist was continually the first one to report on new developments in the election cycle, and secured exclusive interviews with several GOP candidates, such as Donald Trump, Senator Ted Cruz, Senator Marco Rubio and Ben Carson.
Hallie Jackson’s Married Life. Husband and Engagement Ring
Hallie Jackson married Doug Hitchner in 2011, but has managed to keep her private life discreet. She didn’t even want to share news of becoming engaged, actually in 2010, but a fan noticed a big bright ring on her finger and realized that she is was committed to Doug. The wedding function was an intimate one – attendees were only family members and people within their inner circle of friends, with wedding vows exchanged in Perkasie, Pennsylvania. It is possible that Hallie never would have met her husband if it weren’t for John Hopkins University, where Doug Hitchner also studied, also represented his college as a baseball player with some distinction There are no signs of dispute or divorce.
Hallie Jackson’s Children
Jackson and her husband have two daughters – dated of birth and places are not known, and they haven’t shared any pictures on social media, prefering to keep them away from the media and provide them with a normal life. They also own a pet dog, which Hallie seldom posts about on her Instagram and Facebook accounts – despite being a media person, Hallie is quite secretive about her personal life.
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Net Worth and Salary
Hallie is one of the most dedicated and hard-working reporters in the US, and her work is considered some of the best in the news coverage world. Her earnings match her reputation, and according to sources, her annual average salary is over $70,000, and her estimated net worth is over $1 million, as of late 2018.
Age and Body Measurements
Hallie is now 34 years-old. She is 5ft 6ins (1.71cm) tall, reputedly weighs 132lbs (59kgs), and her vital statistics are 36-25-36 inches. Her hazel brown eye color matches her hair color, which is brown. It appears also that Jacksons’s dress size is 6 (US) while her shoe size is 7 (US). Thanks to her alluring appearance, she made the list of the Sexiest People in Television News for 2015.
Rumors and Controversy
In 2018 it was often speculated that Hallie Jackson might be getting a divorce, and/or that she is pregnant; there is no evidence of the former, and when people started speculating that Hallie was pregnant in 2018 because she was seen carrying baby food with her when traveling, she shut down those rumors by disclosing her preference of baby food over airplane meals.
Hallie Jackson’s Presence on Social Media
Even though Hallie is closed-off, and personal information on her is hard to come by, as a TV personality she does have a number of accounts on Social Media. She is most popular on Twitter where she has the impressive number of followers at over 360,000. On her Facebook page she posts pictures and articles related to her work. She also has an Instagram account, where she shows her interest in photography, and posts mostly pictures of her adorable French Bulldog, and pictures of nature.