Who is Jackie Redmond?
Jackie Redmond was born on 12 April 1987 under the sign of Aries, in Toronto, Ontario Canada. She is a 32-year-old journalist, reporter, sports and news anchor, probably best recognized for working in Rogers Media’s Sportsnet, and hosting the segments “Plays Of The Month” and “Misplays Of The Month”. She currently works as a host at the National Hockey League (NHL) and Major League Baseball (MLB) Networks.
How rich is she, as of now? Jackie Redmond Net Worth
As of early 2020, Jackie Redmond’s net worth is estimated at 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 for 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 alongside her sister, Marcy Thomas.
Upon matriculation in 2006, she enrolled into the University of Guelph-Humber, from which she obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Media Studies, then her Journalism Diploma in 2010.
According to her LinkedIn profile, Jackie Redmond volunteered at Rogers TV London for two years, from 2009 until 2011, debuting as a reporter and host in the lifestyle show “Forest City Living”. Side by side, Jackie managed to serve as an intern at the Canadian entertainment news television series “ET Canada”, between January and April in 2010, working in the Production Office, Control Room, and Archives departments.
Between 2010 and 2011, she worked as an on-air host at the radio station 102.3 BOB FM covering Ontario, and produced a series for their website.
Jackie Redmond’s big break came in 2011, when she participated 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 who compete to become the next sportscaster on the Score network, and the spokesperson of Gillete for a year – she was the first female to win the show.
Rise to Prominence and SportsNet
Following her victory in “Gillete Drafted” in 2011, Jackie started working at Sportsnet, owned by Rogers Media and headquartered in Toronto. She got a chance to work as a producer of short forms, voicer of highlights, and host of live shows, 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 covered the NHL play-offs in the program “Hockey Central Playoff Xtra”, next to Brad May. During the same year, she served as a producer and host of the fifth season of “Gillette Drafted”.
Thereafter, Jackie hosted such 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, which was followed by her producing a segment in “PokerStars: NHL Alumni Charity Tournament” in 2015. She also covered the NCAA Hockey Broadcasts (WCHA), and eventually gained fame as the host of the shows “Plays Of The Month” and “Misplays Of The Month”.
In addition, Jackie has interviewed many renowned professional athletes, such as Tyler Johnson, Jonas Valanciunas,
Matthew Tsang and Kyle Lowry. Moreover, she co-hosted and anchored the show “Sportsnet Central”, along 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 there as a co-host in the show “NHL Now”. During the same year, she graced the cover of the magazine ‘On The Go’.
Most recently, Jackie co-launched the ‘JACK & SOPH PODCAST”, along with her best friend and broadcaster Sophia Jurksztowicz.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
The beautiful actress has long dark brown hair and blue eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 6ins (1.68m), while she weighs around 120lbs (55kgs). Her body type is slim, as shown in her vital statistics of 33-25-34. Jackie was even named by fans as one of the 60 Sexiest Female Sports Reporters in 2013.
Jackie Redmond is not married and has no children. She is currently romantically involved with Emmett Blois, the owner of a gym and a model by profession. She frequently shares their photos on her official Instagram account. Her current residence is in New York City. In her spare time, Jackie enjoys rapping at karaoke. Her favorite rapper is Eminem.