Jackie Redmond Bio and Wiki
Jackie Redmond is a popular Canadian news and sports anchor, producer, and reporter. She is a presenter for Sportsnet Central, while she reports for and anchors the National Hockey League (NHL) and Major League Baseball (MLB) Networks.
Jackie Redmond Age and Birthday
Jackie was born on 12 April 1987, in Toronto, Ontario Canada, which makes her 34 years. Her zodiac sign is Aries
Jackie Redmond Education
Jackie joined the University of Guelph-Humber in 2006 and graduated with a Journalism Diploma and a BA in Media Studies in 2010.
Jackie Redmond Family
Jackie’s father is Steve Redmond, a former sportsman, and her biggest fan; she hasn’t mentioned her mother, but she was raised by her parents alongside her sister Marcy Thomas, who played hockey in her childhood days.
When Jackie was young, she used to play hockey and other sports too. Her father would watch games with her, and this motivated her to become a sports anchor.
Jackie is very close to her sister, who is married, and is also extremely fond of her parent, and loves posting photos of her family on her social media pages.
Jackie Redmond Dating \ Boyfriend
As for dating, she has a boyfriend named Dylan Rochon, a Bio-Mechanical Engineer. Their relationship seems to be strong, although they are yet to formalize their union with a wedding.
Jackie Redmond Career
After graduating, Jackie took a job as an intern for Entertainment Tonight Canada, where she worked for four months. Later, she won the Gillette Drafted: The Search for Canada’s Next Sportscaster, season three in 2011, the first female to win the contest.
When she emerged as a winner of this show, Jackie became a great target for television stations that were looking for a sportscaster, which made it easy for her to land a job. Within no time, Jackie began working with Sportsnet which is a popular sports specialty service in Canada.
While working there, her job involved co-hosting the Live@thescore, a popular show. She also covered the Hockey Central Playoff for the NHL’s network.
Also, Jackie secured a one-year contract working as the Gillette spokesperson, making her the first female for that role in North America. One of the shows she hosted – “Plays of the Month” – became a hit, leading to the inception of another show named “Misplays of the Month.” The former revolved around the best monthly plays countdown, while the latter showed all the stupid and silly things that take place in the sports.
Jackie’s dedication towards her job coupled with her enthusiasm saw her cover the 2014 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships.
Jackie has had the honor of hosting WWE Ask the Ref, WWE Experience, the NCAA Hockey Broadcasts, and WWE Aftermath. By then, she had already risen to stardom and had built a rapport with her fans, who adored her looks and flawless presenting skills.
Soon afterward, Jackie was offered a job in the US, and so quit her job at Sportsnet and moved to the US. Currently, Jackie works at NHL Network as a host, and also for the MLB Network.
In her career, Jackie has interacted with and interviewed some high profile personalities, such as Kyle Lowry, Jonas Valanciunas, Matthew Tsang, and Tyler Johnson
Jackie Redmond Net Worth
Redmond earns 55,000 Canadian Dollars per annum, but with her vast experience, she must be earning more than that. Her net worth approximation is under review.
Jackie Redmond Nationality
She is a Canadian by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.
Jackie Redmond Height and Weight
She is 5ft 6ins (167cm) tall, reputedly weighs 116lbs (52kgs), and her vital statistics are 35-24-33 inches. Jackie has alluring blue eyes and glistening black hair. She was once named among the top 60 sexiest sports reporters all over the world.
Jackie Redmond Controversies
Jackie was involved in a controversy with Josh Donaldson, a Toronto Blue Jays MLB superstar player. Josh was said to have cheated on his girlfriend Briana Miller who walked in on him with Jackie. After the incident, Briana deleted all the pictures of her and Donaldson from her social media pages.
Jackie covers the Blue Jays for a Canadian sports channel, but since the incident, she has been reassigned to work with the NHL section away from the Blue Jays. There were also rumors that she was also involved with other players from Jay’s baseball.
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Jackie Redmond Twitter
UH-OH: Cup Contender !? 🧐
Can we please put some damn RESPECT on the New York Islanders already!!? 👀🤗
This weeks episode is alllll about the ISLES. 🏒🥅
Full Episode Here ➡️ https://t.co/cEJX41vTeu #isles#nhl #goisles pic.twitter.com/K4sjqLTMYk
— Jackie Redmond (@Jackie_Redmond) March 26, 2021