Smart, lively and beautiful, Jackie Redmond is a Canadian media personality and sportscaster whose vast knowledge of sports has won the admiration of many people. Her voice has been described as ‘soothing’ by her fans on social media and her style of sportscasting has been termed ‘exciting’. A very hard-working woman, Jackie is also a producer and anchor. Over the years, she has proven that women can indeed hold their own in a field dominated by men.
Having worked in different media houses, she now works as a host on the NHL Network and on the MLB Network, an American television sports channel dedicated to baseball. Jackie has interviewed lots of celebrities and athletes and is admired for her flair for the job.
Jackie Redmond Bio & Age
Jackie Redmond was born on the 12th day of the month of April in the year 1986. The sportscaster was born in Toronto, the capital of the province of Ontario, Canada. It was in Canada that she spent her early days.
Jackie was born to a father identified as Steve Redmond however, little is known about her mother. Sources say she was raised by her father. The man was a huge sports lover who often took her to watch baseball games and other sports. Jackie has one sister with whom she grew up in Canada. Her sister is now reportedly a married woman.
As a child, Jackie fell in love with hockey and often played the sport. This still happens to be her favorite sport. She also loves baseball and basketball. It is little wonder that she eventually became a sportscaster considering her love for sports.
The media personality had all her education in Canada. Not much has been revealed about where she had her elementary and high school education; however, we know that she attended the University of Guelph-Humber, a University in Toronto. She would later go on to get a Journalism Diploma in 2010.
Jackie Redmond has since gone on to make a great career as a journalist, wowing fans with her flair for the job.
After graduating from the University of Guelph-Humber, Jackie Redmond started her career as a journalist by interning at Entertainment Tonight Canada, which happens to be one of Canada’s most important source of entertainment news and programs. She worked there for about four months, gaining the needed experience to thrive in the industry.
In 2011, Jackie got her big break and became famous in Canada after winning Gillette Drafted: The Search for Canada’s Next Sportscaster Season 3. This was very historic because she was the first woman ever to win the program.
Her emergence as the winner of the show made her a good target for TV stations seeking for sportscasters and it was not hard for Jackie to land jobs. She started working with Sportsnet, a popular Canadian sports specialty service. While with Sportsnet, she co-hosted the popular Live@thescore show and also covered the NHL playoffs for Hockey Central Playoff.
Jackie also hosted WWE Ask The Ref, WWE Aftermath, WWE Experience, and even the NCAA Hockey Broadcasts. By this time, her popularity had begun to soar and fans were especially pleased with her beauty and effortless presenting skills.
Soon, she was offered a job in America and she quit her position at Sportsnet to relocate to the US. She now works as a host for NHL Network and for the MLB Network.
Does Jackie Redmond have a Boyfriend or Husband?
Jackie Redmond is not a married woman just yet and it has been quite difficult getting to know about the man she is dating. The sportscaster has often hinted at the fact that she has a boyfriend. During a conversation with one of her followers in 2011, she explained that she learned one or two things from her ex-boyfriend.
At the moment, the real identity of the man in her life is quite vague. Some reports have claimed that her boyfriend is named Dylan Rochon but this claim has not been verified. With time, it is believed that authentic details about her love life will emerge.
Jackie Redmond’s Height
One of the reasons why fans of Jackie Redmond love her is because of her beautiful features. She has blue eyes, glistening black hair, and has once been named among the 60 sexiest sports reporters in the world. The media personality stands at 5 feet 6 inches and weighs about 52 kg (116 lb). In addition to this, her body measurements have been revealed to be 31 inches (breasts), 24 inches (waist), and 33 inches (hips).