Who is Jackie Redmond?
Jackie Redmond was born on April 12, 1987 under the sign of Aries, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is a 32-year-old journalist, reporter, sports and news anchor, probably best known for working in Rogers Media’s Sportsnet, and hosting the “Plays Of The Month” and “Misplays Of The Month” segments. She currently serves as a host on the National Hockey League (NHL) and Major League Baseball (MLB) Networks.
How rich is she right now? Jackie Redmond Net Worth
As of the beginning of 2020, Jackie Redmond’s net worth is estimated to be over $400,000 acquired through her successful career in the news industry.
Early life, nationality, ethnicity, education
Jackie Redmond spent her early years in her hometown of Toronto, raised by her father, Steve Redmond, who was a sportsman, and her mother, whose name is not disclosed. Jackie’s nationality is Canadian and she belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group. She developed her love of sports very early under the influence of her father – hockey is one of her favorite sports, and she started playing it as a young girl along with her sister, Marcy Thomas.
After taking her matriculation exam in 2006, she enrolled at the University of Guelph-Humber where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Media Studies and then her Journalism Diploma in 2010.
According to her LinkedIn profile, Jackie Redmond volunteered at Rogers TV London for two years, from 2009 to 2011, debuting as a reporter and presenter on the lifestyle show “Forest City Living”. Side by side, Jackie managed to serve as an intern on the Canadian entertainment news television series “ET Canada” between January and April 2010, where she worked in the Production Office, Control Room and Records departments.
Between 2010 and 2011, she worked as an on-air host for Ontario radio station 102.3 BOB FM, and produced a series for their website.
Jackie Redmond’s big break came in 2011, when she competed in and won the third season of the competitive show “Gillette Drafted: The Search for Canada’s Next Sportscaster,” which follows the lives of ten finalists competing to be the next sportscaster on the score to be. network, and Gillete’s spokesperson for a year – she was the first woman to win the show.
Rise to Prominence and SportsNet
After her win in “Gillete Drafted” in 2011, Jackie started working at Sportsnet, owned by Rogers Media and headquartered in Toronto. She had the opportunity to work as a short form producer, highlight intoner and live show host, and as a co-host of the daily sports talk show”[email protected]”, along with Cam Stewart. Between 2012 and 2014 she hosted “Global News” and in 2013 she covered the NHL playoffs on the program “Hockey Central Playoff Xtra” alongside Brad May. In the same year, she was producer and host of the fifth season of “Gillette Drafted”.
Thereafter, Jackie hosted programs produced by World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. as “WWE Aftermath”, “WWE Ask The Ref”, and “WWE Experience”. In 2014, she covered the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships, followed by her production of a segment in “PokerStars: NHL Alumni Charity Tournament” in 2015. She also covered the NCAA Hockey Broadcasts (WCHA) and eventually rose to prominence as the host of the “Plays of the Month” and “Misplays of the Month” shows.
In addition, Jackie has interviewed many renowned professional athletes such as Tyler Johnson, Jonas Valanciunas,
Matthew Tsang and Kyle Lowry. In addition, she co-hosted and anchored the show “Sportsnet Central” with Brendan Dunlop.
Recent projects and podcast
In 2017, Jackie Redmond left her job at Sportsnet and moved to New York City to work for the MLB Network. She also signed a contract with the NHL Network and now serves as a co-host on the show “NHL Now”. In the same year, she graced the cover of ‘On The Go’ magazine.
Recently Jackie launched the ‘JACK & SOPH PODCAST’ together with her best friend and announcer Sophia Jurksztowicz.
Appearance and vital statistics
The beautiful actress has long dark brown hair and blue eyes. She stands at a height of 5 ft 6 inches (1.68 m) while weighing around 120 lbs (55 kg). Her body type is slim as evidenced by her vital statistics of 33-25-34. In fact, Jackie was named by fans as one of the 60 Sexiest Female Sportscasters in 2013.
Jackie Redmond is not married and has no children. She is currently in a relationship with Emmett Blois, the owner of a gym and a model by profession. She regularly shares their photos on her official Instagram account. Her current residence is in New York City. In her spare time, Jackie likes to rap during karaoke. Her favorite rapper is Eminem.