Jackie Faye

Jackie Faye joined Newschannel 3 in May of 2013.

She previously worked as a military defense contractor under the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Her focus was media training for top military officials during exercises around the world.

Reporting is in Jackie’s blood. She landed her first gig at CNN when she was only 12; although it was behind a fake desk in the gift shop, the experience got the ball rolling.

Before moving to Virginia, she reported in Raleigh, N.C., at NBC 17. While there, she was honored for her coverage of drug shortages in 2012. After her report aired, a federal class action lawsuit was filed on behalf of cancer patients who could not access lifesaving chemotherapy drugs.

In 2011, she was named a journalism fellow by The Funds of American Studies in Washington, D.C.

She also reported and produced in Columbia, S.C., at WIS News 10 (NBC). There, she uncovered a daycare that hired a sex offender and revealed problems a university had with its records.

Her first reporting job was in Oklahoma City, O.K. The Oklahoma City Police took Jackie on several undercover operations including a prostitution sting. She was also in the courtroom for the cannibalistic murder trial of Kevin Underwood. Underwood was sentenced to death. The most meaningful story she covered out west was the anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing.

While studying Broadcast Journalism at the University of South Carolina, she studied abroad in Salamanca, Spain, interned with G.Gordon Liddy and Alan Nathan at Radio America in Washington, D.C., and was one of two interns for Fox News Channel's Special Report w/ Brit Hume in Washington, D.C. She also attended Georgetown University's Institute of Political Journalism.

She got her first subpoena in college when she interviewed a man who was charged with murder two days later. She did not know while questioning the man about a gang shooting that she was talking to the gunman. After a three-month investigation she had connected five shootings, two of which were murders.

While not reporting, you will probably find Jackie at the gym or running around town. She is a certified aerobics instructor and volunteers with Ainsley's Angels -- an organization that helps people with disabilities participate in sporting events. She also volunteers for Big Brothers Big Sisters.

If you have an idea for her she would love to hear from you. Feel free to email her anytime.

Recent Articles

  • No action at The Gallery at Military Circle Mall despite recent violence

    Posted on: 4:27 pm, March 7, 2014, by , updated on: 07:05pm, March 7, 2014

    Workers at The Gallery at Military Circle Mall tell NewsChannel 3 there have been talks of a curfew for months, but despite the recent violence including a shooting, no changes have been made.
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  • UPDATE: Police investigating undetermined death of Suffolk teen

    Posted on: 4:57 pm, March 1, 2014, by , updated on: 04:20pm, March 3, 2014

    Update: Police say right now there are no signs of foul play. This investigation continues and it is now being...
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  • Jury unable to reach verdict in case against man accused in deadly Rite Aid shooting

    Posted on: 6:10 pm, February 27, 2014, by , updated on: 06:54pm, February 27, 2014

    Norfolk, Va. – A jury could not reach a verdict in the case of Burnell Benn Thursday, resulting in a...
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  • UPDATE: Suspects arrested after fatal attack on ODU student near campus

    Posted on: 11:22 am, February 23, 2014, by and , updated on: 06:20pm, February 26, 2014

    Two people have been arrested after an ODU student died Sunday after an attack near campus.
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  • Driver charged after 13-year-old hit by van in Portsmouth

    Posted on: 9:32 pm, February 22, 2014, by and , updated on: 01:38pm, February 24, 2014

    Police are investigating after a 13-year-old boy was injured Saturday night in a hit-and-run. The driver of the vehicle, Hector Enriquez, has since been found and charged with DWI and hit and run.
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  • Update: Suspect arrested in Norfolk homicide

    Posted on: 9:42 am, February 22, 2014, by and , updated on: 01:10pm, February 24, 2014

    Police have identified a man found dead early Saturday as 25-year-old Alfonso Creekmore. A 40-year-old woman was arrested Sunday in connection to his death.
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  • Three arrested after police find drugs, guns in vehicle during traffic stop

    Posted on: 7:40 pm, February 20, 2014, by and

    Three people have been arrested in Newport News after police found drugs and guns inside their car during a traffic stop -- along with two young children.
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  • Va. Beach Education Association calls on board and superintendent to reconsider Saturday school

    Posted on: 10:44 pm, February 16, 2014, by

    Virginia Beach, Va. – The Virginia Beach Education Association, a group that supports teachers, is calling on the superintendent to...
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  • Four arrested, home condemned in Accomack County’s first meth lab bust

    Posted on: 9:53 am, February 15, 2014, by and , updated on: 10:27am, February 16, 2014

    On Friday, multiple agencies executed two search warrants at two residences located in the immediate area of Gargatha Landing Road just south of Nelsonia.
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  • Norfolk police investigating after car crashes into pole

    Posted on: 8:28 pm, February 8, 2014, by , updated on: 08:30pm, February 8, 2014

    Norfolk, Va. – Police responded to the scene of a two car collision around 4 p.m. Saturday on West Ocean...
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  • Candle to blame for Norfolk fire that displaced six people, sent one to hospital

    Posted on: 10:57 pm, February 7, 2014, by and , updated on: 08:47pm, February 8, 2014

    One person has been taken to the hospital and at least six people have been displaced after a 2nd alarm apartment fire in Norfolk on Friday night.
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  • Friday morning snow in NE N. Carolina causes issues

    Posted on: 6:02 pm, February 7, 2014, by and

    Eastern North Carolina saw nearly 30 wrecks after snow came down Friday, marking the third time the area has seen snow in one month.
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