Jacqueline Ingles joined WFTS in June 2012. She writes, shoots, edits, and fronts her own work while also doing all of her own web work.
In April 2013, Jacqueline was awarded a National Headliner Award and First Place Spot News Coverage by the Society of Professional Journalists for her breaking news coverage of a pileup on I-75. The Associated Press also awarded her first place for general assignment reporting. In her report, Jacqueline obtained exclusive video showing a teacher's aide sleeping on her desk while special needs students were left unattended.
Prior to WFTS, Jacqueline worked for almost three years at KXAN in Austin, Texas, as a one-woman-band MPJ. While in Texas, she covered the devastating drought and wildfires.
Jacqueline's work appeared numerous times on CNN during her time in Austin. Additionally, she serves on the SPJ committee Generation J. Her columns have appeared in SPJ's publication The Quill.
In 2009, the Poynter Institute recognized Jacqueline as a pioneer MPJ and profiled her in a book. Jacqueline also worked at WCTV's Valdosta, Georgia, bureau and at MTV News as a political correspondent during President Barack Obama's campaign.
A native of Chicago, Jacqueline received a masters in broadcast journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She also graduated Summa Cum Laude from Loyola University-Chicago.
She held two internships at WBBM and WLS in Chicago. Her print journalism work been published in the Northwest Indiana Times, Chicago Syndicate, Beep!, and the New Mexico Free Press.
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