Jack Highberger Wiki
Jack Highberger is an American journalist working as a reporter for NBC 5. He joined NBC in 2018.
Jack Highberger Biography and Career Life
He attended the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
He was born in Minnesota but he grew up in Colorado. Jack graduated Magma Cum Laude in 2012. His mother’s family have been cattle ranchers since the 1800s.
Before NBC 5, he was working as a reporter for KMSP-TV in Minneapolis/St. Paul. He covered many stories from blizzards and tornadoes to the death of music icon Prince and the discovery of missing child Jacob Wetterling.
He has also worked as a reporter for CBS/NBC affiliates, KGPE and KSEE, situated in Fresno, California. Here, he also covered numerous stories including the crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214, the 2014 Napa earthquake and multiple record-setting wildfires.
In 2014, Jack finished a three-part series that followed a Central American teen’s journey from his home in El Salvador to California’s Central Valley.
The nearly yearlong story dove deep into the complex issue of illegal immigration and would later be honored with an Emmy Award for Journalistic Enterprise.
Jack Highberger Age
He was born in Minnesota but he grew up in Colorado.