Hallie Jackson is the chief White House Correspondent for NBC News station, a position she has held since January 2017. She also works as an anchor for the MSNBC, a cable division of the NBC News. Additionally, Hallie Marie also acts as the fill-in anchor for the news morning talk show Today, that airs on NBC.
She is not only a news anchor or correspondent but has other interesting things about her that are worth exploring. Read on as we take you through her bio, her husband and other facts about this media guru.
Hallie Jackson – Bio
Hallie Marie Jackson was born on April 29, 1984, in Yardley, Pennsylvania, in the United States of America to David Jackson and Heidi Jackson. Other than the fact that she was raised by a single parent in a Pennsylvania neighborhood, there is no much to write about her childhood and family details.
She had her High school education at Pennsburg High school, graduating in 2002. Hallie Jackson then proceeded to John Hopkins University where she joined the women movement and participated actively in the sorority club until she graduated from the University in 2006 with a degree in Political Science.
While in school, her political activism was glaring for all to see, little wonder she decided to obtain a degree in line with her passion. On completion of her education, Hallie Jackson veered into Journalism, a job that gave the needed platform to discuss, cover and investigate political happenings around the nation and globally. Her first job as a journalist was with the WBOC-TV in 2006, covering news beats in cities like Salisbury, Maryland, Dover, and Delaware.
The political correspondent gave her best to the media outfit till 2008 when she got hired by WFSB. After her services with WFSB came to an end, she joined Hearst Corporation in 2008, an American mass media and business information conglomerate based in New York City. At the Hearst Corporation, Hallie Jackson reported for 26 stations from Washington D.C. her level of commitment and her dexterity in reporting events landed her a job in the NBC News in 2014.
At NBC News, the Yardley native served as the reporter who covered the Ted Cruz presidential campaign of 2016, and the NBC News’ daytime coverage platform known as MSNBC Live of 1 P.M ET edition. In the course of her job in NBC, Jackson has had an amazing working relationship with other amiable NBC staff/colleagues such as Lester Holt, Kelly O’Donnell, Peter Alexander, Kristen Welker, among others.
In the year 2017, Hallie Jackson’s career took a greater dimension as she was elevated as the White House Chief Correspondent for the NBC News. She has proved her worth in the position and has enjoyed a cordial and professional relationship with the then press secretary – Sean Spicer.
Husband- Doug Hitchner
It seems that most journalists and media personalities prefer being in other people’s business but beautifully well conceal their personal information from the glaring eyes of the media. Well, our beautiful and outstanding Hallie Jackson is not exempted from that lot as she is practically mute with regards to her family or personal life.
However, sources have it that she is married to a man identified as Doug Hitchner. Their love affair started right from her days at the University. After four years of dating, precisely in May 2010, Doug Hitchner proposed to her. The following year, they walked down the aisle and exchanged their marital vows in Perkasie, Pennsylvania, a city very close to where Hallie grew up.
Her discreet marriage life has produced two offsprings- two daughters, whose names have not been revealed.
Sources put Doug Hitcher’s date of birth date as the 10th day of January 1983, a date he is yet to confirm. Doug was a fantastic baseball player in his college days but information about him remain sketchy. Although many have rumored their break up, the couple seems to be waxing stronger by the day.
Facts About The NBC News Correspondent
Her Net Worth
Hallie has diligently earned herself a place in the league of American top female journalists. Various sources have quoted different amount for her net worth, we believe her net worth is within the range of $1 million to $1.5 million.
A Dog Lover
The love of Hallie Jackson for her bull pet dog is not lost as she often posts his pictures on her social media handle.
She Is Active on Social Media
The NBC News’ White House correspondent is very active in social media. Her Twitter account commands 385k followers while her Instagram has 46.7k followers. Her Facebook has racked up over 29,916k followership.
Height and Body Measurement
The superstar TV journalist stands at a height of 5 ft 6 inches and weighs 59 kg. Her other body measurements are Breast-waist-Hips: 36-25-36 inches. While she wears a bra size of 34B and dress size 6 (US). Her shoe is 7 (US).