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Jackalyn Kovac

Johnstown, Pa
Covers:  courts, crime, general assignment, feature, breaking news

Crime Prevention Coordinator @SRSheriffFL, #Pittsburgh Native 🐧🏒, @WaynesburgU alumna, @MaryKay IBC, Auntie 💙

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Jackalyn is a Multimedia Journalist at WJAC-TV in Johnstown, Pa. She has been working as a evening and weekend reporter since December 2013.

She spent two years working as a news producer at an NBC affiliate in Ohio before moving to Cambria County.

Jackalyn grew up in a small town just west of...

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@JackalynKovac — 2,444 followers, 11,074 tweets

Jul 21, 2017

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Jul 21, 2017

RT @NWSMobile: 🐶🐱 Temperature inside a vehicle can rise 20° in as little as 10min! Cracking open a window does NOT significantly d…

Jul 21, 2017

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I started off as the 5pm producer for a NBC affiliate in Ohio.

Have you ever used a typewriter?


How is social media changing news?

It's allowing viewers to get information directly from reporters as it's happening, but also adding more pressure to be faster but accurate