Jack Highberger Biography

Jack Highberger is an American journalist working as a reporter for NBC 5. He joined NBC in 2018. He attended the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

He was born in Minnesota but he grew up in Colorado. Jack graduated Magma Cum Laude in 2012. His mother’s family has been cattle ranchers since the 1800s.

Jack Highberger NBC 5

Jack Highberger is an Emmy Award-winning correspondent who joined NBC 5 out of 2018. Preceding beginning at NBC 5 in mid-2018, Jack was a columnist for KMSP-TV in Minneapolis/St. Paul.

While there, he secured a wide assortment of stories – everything from snowstorms and tornadoes to the passing of music symbol Prince and the disclosure of missing kid Jacob Wetterling.

Jack Highberger
Jack Highberger

Prior to the Twin Cities, Jack was a journalist for CBS/NBC associates KGPE and KSEE in Fresno, California.

While in the Central Valley, he secured various national stories including the accident of Asiana Airlines Flight 214, the 2014 Napa seismic tremor and different record setting out of control fires.

In 2014, he would complete a three-section arrangement that pursued a Central American adolescent’s voyage from his home in El Salvador to California’s Central Valley, USA. The almost yearlong story dove profound into the perplexing issue of unlawful movement and would later be respected with an Emmy Award for Journalistic Enterprise.

Jack examined news-casting at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, graduating Magna Cum Laude in 2012. Jack was conceived in Minnesota yet experienced childhood in Colorado where his mom’s family has been cows farmers since the late 1800s. Regardless, Jack was additionally raised by two guardians who worked in TV news.

Experience

Reporter
Company Name KXAS-TV (NBC 5)
Dates Employed Jan 2018 – Present
Employment Duration 1 yrs 9 mos
Location Dallas/Fort Worth Area

Reporter
Company Name FOX 9 KMSP-TV
Dates Employed Dec 2014 – Dec 2017
Employment Duration 3 yrs 1 mo
Location Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area

Reporter
Company Name KGPE-TV CBS47/ KSEE-TV 24NEWS
Dates Employed Jan 2013 – Dec 2014
Employment Duration 2 yrs
Location Fresno, California Area

Reporter/Anchor
Company Name Cronkite News
Dates Employed Jan 2012 – Nov 2012
Employment Duration 11 mos

Friday Night Fever Multimedia Journalist
Company Name KPNX 12 News NBC
Dates Employed Sep 2011 – Nov 2011
Employment Duration 3 mos
Shoot and edit highlights for Friday Night Fever high school football show as well as edit and voice a weekly web package breaking down the assigned game.

Intern
Company Name NBC News Channel
Dates Employed May 2011 – Aug 2011
Employment Duration 4 mos
Location Charlotte, NC
Worked as the daily feed editor for the specials desk, editing voiceover stories and re-editing packages. Other duties included shooting B-roll video, a man on the street interviews and reporter stand-ups for various NBC News television packages.

Breaking News Intern
Company Name The Arizona Republic
Dates Employed Jan 2011 – May 2011
Employment Duration 5 mos
Location Phoenix, AZ
Assisted in coverage and information gathering for The Arizona Republic/12 News Breaking News Team. Reported on and wrote breaking news stories for azcentral.com.

Program Coordinator
Company Name PBS 8 Horizon
Dates Employed Aug 2010 – Dec 2010
Employment Duration 5 mos
Location Phoenix, AZ
Responsibilities included timing the program, working with anchor and crew and finalizing the script/rundown.

Intern
Company Name NBC News London Bureau
Dates Employed May 2010 – Jul 2010
Employment Duration 3 mos
Location London, United Kingdom
Assigned to the foreign desk where I worked with assignment editors and producers, assisting in a story set up and logistics.

Intern
Company Name Unified Brand
Dates Employed Dec 2009 – May 2010
Employment Duration 6 mos
Location Scottsdale, AZ
Gathered news content for the Scottsdale area.

Jack Highberger Age

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Jack Highberger Net Worth

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