Hearst Television’s Hallie Jackson Joins NBC


By Merrill Knox Comment

HallieJacksonAfter two years as a national correspondent for Hearst Television, Hallie Jackson is joining NBC News as a correspondent.

“Hallie is sure to be a dynamic addition to our team,”┬áNBC SVP of newsgathering David Verdi wrote in a note to staff this morning. “Not only is she a talented on-air reporter who is well versed in the biggest national issues facing this country, but she also has valuable experience working in digitally-integrated environments, and has an instinct for engaging audiences on all platforms.”

Jackson will begin reporting from NBC’s Los Angeles bureau later this month and rotate through several bureaus before she gets a permanent assignment. Before Hearst, she worked at WFSB in Hartford and WBOC in Salisbury, Md.

TVNewser has Verdi’s full note.