Jacqulyn joined Spectrum News 1 in February 2022 as an anchor/reporter. She anchors the noon newscast in Louisville.
Jacqulyn grew up in the Bluegrass State, and she’s thrilled to be back in her home state. Since returning to Kentucky, Jacqulyn has covered major stories from the 2022 Eastern Kentucky flooding to the mass shooting at the Old National Bank building in downtown Louisville. She's most enjoyed getting to be part of Kentucky Derby coverage and was recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists with the Best Kentucky Derby story award in 2023.
Jacqulyn’s passion for broadcasting began at an early age. With parents in the radio business, she followed their lead and hosted her own radio show at age 12. In high school, Jacqulyn discovered her love of TV broadcasting. She won a Robert F. Kennedy Award for humanitarian journalism for a story she worked on as a class project. Jacqulyn later attended Western Kentucky University, where she studied Broadcast News and French.
Jacqulyn began her full-time news career in 2013 and has worked in newsrooms in Boise, Idaho, West Palm Beach, Florida and Austin, Texas. In her time reporting and anchoring, she’s covered major stories from destructive wildfires to hurricanes to the 2018 Austin bombings.
In her free time, Jacqulyn enjoys traveling to new places and spending time in the mountains. When she’s at home, she’s spending quality time with her three fur babies, Lover, Eleanor and Harold, the friendliest cats you’ll ever meet.