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Jackie Morlock joined the WTKR news team in March 2013.

She credits her work with the NBC 10 Investigators in Philadelphia as the motivation leading to her on-air broadcasting career. Following a 2007 summer internship at WCAU in Philadelphia, she worked full-time throughout her senior year of college as a researcher and digital content producer for the award-winning NBC 10 investigative team. Much of her job involved researching companies that were the subject of consumer complaints, and even shooting undercover video. In 2009, she earned an Emmy nomination for her undercover work at a nail salon in South Jersey that was using an illegal chemical to apply acrylic nails.

Jackie’s on-air voyage took her 1,900 miles across the country to the Cowboy State of Wyoming where she worked as an anchor/reporter at KCWY, News 13 in Casper. She spent two years shooting and editing her own stories and producing several weekday and weekend newscasts. She also spent two years in Burlington, Vermont solo-anchoring four consecutive hours of morning news at FOX 44/ABC 22.

Being born and raised a Philly girl, she’s happy to be in Hampton Roads living the “city-life” again. She’s also excited to be reporting for NewsChannel 3 where “Taking Action, Getting Results” sums up, exactly, the dedication and follow-through that she gives each and every story.

Recent Articles
  • Water main break closes portion of George Washington Highway

    Chesapeake, Virginia – Both northbound lanes of the 1200 block of George Washington Highway near Canal Drive are closed due to a water main break. Traffic is being directed through the center turn lane. Crews will be working to repair the break through rush hour. Expect major traffic delays on Route 17N and Canal Drive.

  • Arrest made in Monday night murder of Norfolk teen

    A Norfolk teen was shot to death inside a home on Wilson Road shortly before midnight Monday evening.

  • UPDATE: Crews repair multiple water main breaks on the Peninsula

    Newport News, Va. – Crews have responded to quite a few water main breaks throughout the Hampton Roads area over the past week due to extreme winter weather. Eight of those breaks occurred in Hampton and Newport News between Wednesday and Thursday. Another five occurred Friday. Wednesday: E. Little Back River Rd., Hampton (Repair completed) 48th Street at Jefferson Ave., Newport News (Repair completed) Oriana Rd. behind 453 Denbigh Blvd., Newport News (Repair completed) Thursday: Buchanan Dr. at Eggleston Ave., Hampton (Repair completed) […]

  • Update: Missing Newport News 10-year-old found safely at relative’s house

    Update: Police says 10-year-old Vernon Brown has been found safely with his aunt.  Police say a friend who was with him earlier saw his picture on the news and called to let them know he was with his aunt on 37th Street. Newport News, Virginia – Police are looking for 10 year old Vernon Brown who went missing Wednesday night from his home in the 600 block of 42nd Street. Vernon’s mother arrived home from work around 9:30pm and noticed […]

  • VIPIReady Live Blog: What’s the latest on snow removal in Hampton Roads?

    *Scroll down for the latest on the winter weather*

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    UPDATE: Victim in Hampton moped crash identified

    Hampton, Va. – The driver of a moped has died as a result of a crash in the 1200 block of Todds Lane in Hampton, police say. The call came in at 6:24 a.m. on Thursday. A 1986 Chevy Blazer was headed westbound on Todds Lane. The man driving the SUV hit the moped while making a turn from Todds Lane onto Whealton Road. The moped was headed eastbound on Todds Lane at the time, police say. The driver of the […]

  • UPDATE: CNU determines person reportedly seen with ‘handgun’ was actually employee carrying broken equipment

    UPDATE – The investigation has now concluded and officials have determined that the person who was thought to have been seen carrying a gun was actually an employee who was carrying a broken piece of equipment.  “We are happy to report that there was no one carrying a handgun on our campus,” officials said in an alert.  Newport News, Virginia – Christopher Newport University has received two reports of a person walking across campus holding a gun, according to a […]

  • UPDATE: Two women killed in Suffolk crash identified

    Two women were killed in a crash in Suffolk on Tuesday morning.

  • 15 people without a home after Newport News apartment fire

    Newport News, Virginia – Fire officials say 15 people are without a home after an apartment fire Thursday night. Officials say the fire happened shortly after 11:00pm in the 300 block of Judy Drive in the Maple Point area. A total of 16 apartments were damaged. Some apartments received very little damage and are still inhabitable. The Red Cross is assisting the residents that were displaced and fire officials say no one was hurt. The cause of the fire is […]

  • Norfolk mom travels hundreds of miles in hopes of saving her son

    Even before birth, Tiffany Rouse says she was told her son would have a hole in his heart and a clubbed foot.

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    UPDATE: Police identify man hit by car and killed on Tidewater Drive

    Norfolk, Va. – A man has died after being hit by a car on Tidewater Drive this morning. It happened shortly after 5:20 a.m. on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 in the 5600 block of  Tidewater Drive. The victim has been identified as 62-year-old Gary W. Bess, Sr. of the 5600 block of Tidewater Drive. Police say he was walking in the area of Tidewater Drive and Cromwell Drive, when he was hit by a pickup truck. The victim was transported to […]

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    Firefighter injured battling house fire in Virginia Beach

    A Virginia Beach firefighter was injured while battling a house fire in the 3100 block of Crestwood Lane.


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