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

  • Neighbors say robbers threatened to pour boiling water on Beach baby

    Posted on: 10:22 am, January 10, 2014, by and , updated on: 09:23pm, January 10, 2014

    Police are searching for three men wanted in a home invasion robbery in the 900 block of Fern Ridge Road.
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  • Newport News Police investigating string of purse snatchings

    Posted on: 12:16 pm, January 9, 2014, by and , updated on: 12:28pm, January 10, 2014

    Newport News Police say they are investigating five robberies that have occurred since December 31st where female victims walking alone have had their purses snatched by unknown black males.

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  • Four arrested after man shot during home invasion robbery in James City County

    Posted on: 10:40 am, January 5, 2014, by and , updated on: 09:47pm, January 5, 2014

    The shooting victim was conscious and flown by helicopter to MCV Hospital in Richmond for surgery.
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  • Police make arrest in stabbing death of Norfolk mother

    Posted on: 7:37 am, January 3, 2014, by and , updated on: 05:59am, January 6, 2014

    Police are investigating after a woman was stabbed to death early Friday morning in Norfolk.
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  • Update: Man arrested for downtown Norfolk bank robbery

    Posted on: 12:34 pm, January 2, 2014, by and , updated on: 10:20am, January 10, 2014

    Norfolk Police have arrested Hakeem Jean-Pierre and charged him with robbery. He was taken into custody on January 9th without incident.
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  • Attic fire in Virginia Beach

    Posted on: 7:40 pm, December 29, 2013, by , updated on: 10:46pm, December 29, 2013

    Virginia Beach Police and Virginia Beach Fire and Rescue have responded to a house fire in the 700 block of Lynden Court.
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  • Hundreds of teens storm Norfolk mall; store owners want changes

    Posted on: 11:12 pm, December 28, 2013, by , updated on: 11:33pm, December 30, 2013

    Norfolk dispatchers have reported that hundreds of juveniles have occupied the parking lot area in front Macy's at the Gallery of Military Circle this evening.
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  • Child falls into backyard fire pit in Norfolk

    Posted on: 10:16 pm, December 27, 2013, by and , updated on: 11:21pm, December 28, 2013

    Last night, at 5:00 PM, Norfolk Fire and Rescue responded to a call of a 3 year old boy who fell into a backyard fire pit.
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  • UPDATE: Woman dies in James City County house fire

    Posted on: 10:18 am, December 27, 2013, by , and , updated on: 06:29pm, December 27, 2013

    One person died in a house fire in James City County on Friday morning, according to the James City County Fire Department.
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  • Jaws of life used to rescue couple after accident at Norfolk’s Wards Corner

    Posted on: 1:20 pm, December 26, 2013, by , and , updated on: 06:39pm, December 26, 2013

    Firefighters pull out the jaws of life to rescue a couple trapped inside a SUV after an accident on Little Creek Road and Granby Street.
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  • Police investigate death of married couple on Shore Drive in Virginia Beach

    Posted on: 4:58 pm, December 22, 2013, by and , updated on: 07:25pm, December 23, 2013

    Virginia Beach Police are investigating the death of a married couple in the 3500 block of Shore Drive.
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  • Stores extending hours to boost holiday sales

    Posted on: 7:18 pm, December 20, 2013, by , updated on: 07:08am, December 21, 2013

    There’s only five more days before Christmas and shoppers are flooding the stores for last minute gift ideas.Some stores will...
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