Jackie Hyland is currently weekend anchor for PIX News at 6:30 and PIX News at Ten in New York.
Hyland worked at WPIX from 2000-2005 and returned to the station in August of 2009 for the weekend anchor position. She is also reporting three days a week for the weekday broadcasts of PIX News at 6:30 and PIX News at Ten.
Hyland was previously anchor/correspondent at ABC News NOW, where she anchored live coverage and news briefs for ABC News NOW, ABC's digital network. She also filled in as an anchor on World News Now and America This Morning and contributed to Good Morning America.
Prior to joining ABC News, Hyland was a reporter and anchor for WFAA-TV, the ABC affiliate in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas. While at WFAA, Jackie anchored the morning show, hosted Good Morning Texas and anchored the midday show.
She joined the station in 2005 from WPIX-TV in New York City, where she had worked as a reporter and anchor since 2000.
Hyland began her career in journalism with an internship at Good Morning America. She later worked at ABC Sports on the production team for TV's Daytime Emmy Awards broadcast.
During this time she also filed news reports for a local radio station and wrote a column about life in New York for the Irish newspaper, the Leitrim Observer. She transitioned to local news in 1995 and worked at News 12 Long Island and News 12 Westchester as both a producer and a reporter.
The New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences recognized Hyland's work with a 2004 Emmy Award. She has been nominated for an Emmy six times, a Folio Award and two Associated Press Awards.
Although born in New York City, Hyland and her family moved to Leitrim when she was nine years old. During a decade in Ireland, Hyland became a proficient performer of Irish folk song and dance. She also modeled and appeared in several Irish magazines and newspapers.
Eventually Hyland returned to the U.S., where she attended St. John's University in New York, graduating cum laude with a degree in communications and a minor in business.
Hyland is married and has two daughters. Her mother was born and raised in Mayo, and her father in Leitrim, where her parents currently reside.
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