Meet Good Day Columbus' newest addition, Jackie Orozco
Jackie Orozco is the newest addition to the Good Day Columbus team. She is anchoring weekends with Maria Durant.
Before joining the team, Jackie worked with FOX35 in Orlando. While in Orlando, she covered a variety of stories with national impact including Hurricanes Matthew and Irma, as well as the second annual Invictus Games. Jackie’s work in Florida earned her an Emmy nomination in best team coverage.
Jackie also worked at the ABC affiliate in Memphis where she was deeply involved with the community. In Memphis, she promoted Hispanic cultural awareness and was a part of the Memphis Latino Leadership organization. She enjoys volunteering her time to speak at schools about the importance of higher education. In fact, she served as the mistress of ceremonies for the annual gala event for the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities.
Early in her career, she served as an anchor/reporter in Boise, Idaho. There, she earned an award from the Idaho Press Club for her undercover investigation into the struggles of undocumented immigrants trying to make a life in the United States.
She started her broadcast TV career in Austin, Minnesota.
Jackie is a first generation Mexican-American and is fluent in Spanish. She and her three siblings are the first in their family to attend some of the most prestigious universities in the country, including Harvard, Stanford, University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, and Vanderbilt.
Jackie, a Chicago native, is glad to be back home in the Midwest.
She also enjoys connecting with viewers! If you have a great story idea, email her firstname.lastname@example.org
Also, don’t forget to follow Jackie’s social media pages!