Jessica Albert joined the WCTI NewsChannel 12 team in March, 2015.
Jessica is a Northern Virginia native. She's happy to be in Eastern North Carolina for its beautiful beaches and to be closer to home.
She started her career in broadcast journalism as a multimedia journalist at WTVA in Tupelo, Miss. While there, she got her first taste of severe weather coverage. She reported on a series of tornadoes that broke out all across the Magnolia State in April, 2014.
Jessica graduated from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va. in 2013. She received a bachelor's degree in Media Arts & Design, specializing in broadcast journalism. While at JMU, Jessica learned the ropes of the business by interning at WHSV.
When Jessica isn't working, she loves catching up on her favorite soap opera “General Hospital”, trying out new recipes and running a few miles on the treadmill.
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