HARTFORD April 30, 2008–Fox 61 Morning News has named Nicole Jacobs as General Assignment Reporter effective immediately. Jacobs relocated to Connecticut from Greensboro, NC at WXII – TV, an NBC affiliate, where she was a General Assignment Reporter. There she delivered breaking news, developed local packages and covered national stories such as the Virginia Tech Shooting and Missing Boy Scout in the N.C. Mountains.
;We are excited to have Ms. Jacobs join our team of professionals” said Rich Graziano VP/General Manger of WTIC/WTXX-TV. “Nicole’s experience and enthusiasm will be a great addition to FOX61 Morning News”.
Prior to working at WXII – TV, Jacobs was employed as a Reporter, Producer and Editor at WLFL-TV in Raleigh, NC, where she covered the early stages of the Duke Lacrosse Players story, coordinated live shots and wrote the 30 minute live weekend newscast. Before beginning her career in journalism Ms. Jacobs was a middle school teacher in Grifton, NC where she taught reading and math.
“I’m thrilled to be in Hartford, CT and look forward to working with FOX61. FOX61 is one of the strongest Fox affiliates in the country and I’m excited to have this opportunity” Jacobs said
Jacobs graduated Cum Laude from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication and a minor in Spanish.