Jackie Lucas is a familiar face to viewers of the News 12 Long Island cable TV channel where she anchors early morning news over the weekend. She also has other roles at the station and other reporting roles elsewhere as well.

Personal Life

In her biography, most of Jackie’s information is not revealed. It is however known that Jackie is of the American origin having been born in the United States of America. Personal information such as date and year of birth, her parent’s and sibling’s identities are not documented.

For her high school education, Jackie went to Northport High School and was later enrolled at the Dowling College where she graduated with a degree in Broadcast Communication. For her graduate classes, she went to NYIT. While in college, Lukas was an exceptional basketball player and she was part of the team that took part in the second division of the NCAA.

With a private personal life, Jackie is known to be married though the identity of her spouse is unknown. The couple currently resides in Long Island with their three children; Joseph, Lukas and Aubrey. Jackie is not surrounded by a lot of controversy though when rumors of her having a third child were going round in 2016, she came out clean to address the issue. Jackie confirmed the news as she made an announcement on TV during her show.


Though known for being an anchor, Lukas started off her career behind the scenes in New York City. Her first role was at WABC-TV where she worked as a desk assistant. She then made a move to Eyewitness News and worked in the morning show. This move in return gave Jackie an opening and she was able to land a job at WLNY TV 10/55 as a reporter. The station was based in Melville. While there, Lukas was the anchor of a weekly update show.

In 2006, Jackie left for News 12 team and there she made a name for herself covering a wide range of news. Jackie reported on breaking news that varied from high-profile crimes to other human-related stories. Some of the major stories that Jackie covered and got major review among viewers include the story on minor’s who were got in local bars drinking, a sex offender who dwelt in a daycare and the story she reported live on the crane crash that occurred in Manhattan. To date, Jackie is among the best journalist having gathered numerous Emmy Award nominations. She has been able to win the Deadline Club Award, Edward R. Murrow Award among other prestigious honors.

Lukas, similar to her personal life and details in her life, has not revealed her net worth or her annual salary but given her track record, it is surely a hefty sum. Jackie Lukas is a member of Facebook and Twitter where she occasionally uploads posts to her followers. In all the social media platforms, Jackie has a huge following of close to 8 thousand.

Last Modified: 23 May, 2018

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