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Jackie joined the Newswatch 16 team in 2014. You'll often see her out in the field with a camera and tripod in hand. As a multi-media journalist, Jackie shoots, edits and writes her own stories.

A Long Island, New York native, Jackie graduated from Hofstra University (Roll Pride!) with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. During her senior year, she was chosen as KABC's "On The Red Carpet" college journalist at the 84th Annual Academy Awards. Jackie reported from the Oscar's red carpet and interviewed stars like Meryl Streep, Tina Fey and, her personal favorite, George Clooney.

After graduation, Jackie made the move to Maine to work as a reporter and weekend anchor for WABI TV5.

She enjoys living in NEPA, a short ride to her New York family and friends. It also makes it a little easier for Jackie to (hopelessly) root for her favorite teams: the Mets and Jets.

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    PSP Strong T-Shirts Sell out in Less Than an Hour

    DUNMORE — A line stretched out the door at the Greater Scranton YMCA in Dunmore Sunday afternoon as hundreds of people came out to get their hands on a “PSP Strong” t-shirt. Wives of state troopers starting selling the shirts last week to support the troopers who are still out in the woods and investigating the state police Blooming Grove shooting ambush. So far, they’ve sold thousands of shirts. The organizers said the response has been overwhelming. Eight women who […]

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    Police Activity Picks Up as Night Falls on Day 15 of Manhunt

    PRICE TOWNSHIP — The police presence in Monroe County increased as night fell. Armed troopers lined the side of Snow Hill Road and parked in driveways as they continue their search for Eric Frein, the man state police believe killed one trooper and injured another at the Blooming Grove barracks in Pike County 15 days ago. People who live in the Snow Falls community off of Snow Hill Road said the police presence has increased, especially since homes in the […]

  • Benefit for the Family of Fallen Trooper

    SCRANTON — Bryon Dickson, Sr., the father of Corporal Bryon Dickson, the state trooper who was killed during an ambush at the state police barracks at Blooming Grove, said the support his family has received since the shooting has been incredible. “We’re taking it day by day and that’s all you can do,” Dickson said. Now the fallen trooper’s family is getting even more help. The Vault Tap and Kitchen in Scranton held a benefit for Cpl. Dickson’s wife and […]

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    Search For Frein Focused In Barrett Township

    BARRETT TOWNSHIP — Police made their presence known in Barrett and Price Townships on Friday as they searched for Eric Frein. Between a vacant hotel and wooded area, state troopers had the area covered and armed. The vacant hotel in Monroe County is where day 14 of the search for Eric Frein began. SWAT teams and other investigators swarmed the Buck Hill Inn looking for Eric Frein, the man state police believe killed one trooper and injured another two weeks […]

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    Life Goes On In Midst Of Manhunt

    PRICE TOWNSHIP — It was a week ago today that law enforcement started to swarm Price and Barrett Townships in Monroe County. For days, many people in this area didn’t even leave their homes, and while they try to get back into their normal routines, they say it’s hard when a suspected killer is still on the loose. Life is different for people who live and work in Barrett and Price Townships in Monroe County as law enforcement continue to […]

  • Schools Closed, Football Postponed During Manhunt

    HAWLEY — The search for Eric Frein, the man who state police believe ambushed the barracks at blooming grove last Friday night, is still going on. That’s why hundreds of students in the Poconos have been kept home the past few days. But the question is: how long can schools shut down for, even if the killer is still on the loose? Empty parking spots, vacant fields, and locked doors. It’s become routine here at Wallenpaupack Area High School. The […]

  • Pike County Residents Helping Troopers

    HAWLEY — Residents in Pike County have been on high alert since the ambush shooting at the state police barracks at Blooming Grove last Friday night. As the days pass, people are trying to make life in the Poconos as normal as possible. “It’s just hard to know what people are thinking. It’s hard to know what to think. You try not to be scared, but you are scared. And of course everybody is just sad,” said Juliana Brussell of […]

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    Most Wanted Fugitive Remains on the Run

    BLOOMING GROVE TOWNSHIP — The search continues Friday afternoon for Eric Frein, the man who state police say killed a trooper and severely injured another outside the barracks in Pike County last Friday night. It’s becoming the new normal for Pike County: Law enforcement fueling up every morning, getting ready to head back into wooded areas to search for their suspect, 31-year-old Eric Frein. The suspect`s picture is showing up around the state and country, including inside a convenience store […]

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    Locals, Students On Edge

    BLOOMING GROVE TOWNSHIP — The search continues for Eric Frein, the man state police believe murdered one of their own and injured another trooper. The shooting happened Friday night outside the state police barracks at Blooming Grove. People in Pike County have been on alert ever since. At the 402 Cafe a couple miles down the road from the barracks, the investigation hit close to home. Frein’s Jeep was discovered in the woods just behind the restaurant in Hawley. “We’ve […]

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    State Police Update Investigation, Show New Photos of Suspect

    BLOOMING GROVE TOWNSHIP — The suspect in the deadly shooting of a state trooper last week had a longstanding grudge against law enforcement and government, according to state police investigators at a news conference Wednesday. Investigators said the suspect, Eric Frein, 31, of Canadensis, belonged to a military simulation unit in Pennsylvania and may be acting out the war games in real life. “We also understand that Frein belongs to a military simulation unit based in eastern PA where participants […]

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    Troopers Continue Search for Shooting Suspect

    BLOOMING GROVE TOWNSHIP — State police and a team of investigators are out again trying once again to catch the man who shot and killed a trooper. Some schools are closed, others are on alert and many communities are on edge, all as state police continue their search for a suspect they say is “armed and very dangerous.” There is still no word today on where Eric Frein might be. At the same time the community is preparing to mourn […]

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    Injured State Trooper is Conscious and Talking

    BLOOMING GROVE TOWNSHIP —  Pennsylvania State Trooper Alex Douglass is alert and talking for the first time since surgery. That’s according to investigators who said Trooper Douglass was injured Friday night when somebody ambushed the state police barracks in Blooming Grove. Cpl. Bryon Dickson was shot and killed at the barracks in Pike County. On Sunday night, troopers returned to those barracks to continue their investigation and search for the shooter, or shooters. “I have 100 percent confidence in the Pennsylvania […]


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