Jackie Bruno joined NBC Boston and necn in December of 2011 as a general assignment reporter and weekend anchor and is currently the station's entertainment reporter.
Before that, she spent three years at WWLP-22 News in Springfield, Massachusetts, where she was the weekend evening anchor and Hampshire County Bureau reporter.
Among the many high-profile stories Jackie covered during her time there, she was the chief reporter on the Phoebe Prince bullying case, covered the tornado in June 2011, anchored during Hurricane Irene and reported on the Northampton arsons of December 2009. She has a knack for in-depth and tactful reporting, breaking stories, securing exclusive interviews and leading key investigations.
She was no stranger to television before her broadcast journalism career blossomed. She was named Miss Massachusetts USA in 2008 and placed in the top 10 at the nationally televised Miss USA Pageant that year. She also was a coach on MTV’s MADE and was host on NewEngland.com’s “New England TV” where she explored and reported on the sites of New England .
Jackie earned her Broadcast Journalism degree from Boston University.
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