Jacqui Heinrich is a three-time Emmy-Award winning reporter/anchor for Boston 25 News. She was recently named 2017 Best Reporter - General Assignment for the Boston/New England chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
Jacqui joined Boston 25 News in February 2016 after returning home to be close to family. She is originally from Lincoln, Massachusetts and grew up in Maine and New Hampshire.
Jacqui comes to Boston 25 News from KTNV, the ABC affiliate in Las Vegas, where she spent nearly three years as a reporter and weekend evening anchor.
Prior to her work in Nevada, Jacqui was a one-man-band reporter at KOAA, the NBC affiliate in Colorado Springs, where she shot, wrote, and edited her own stories then presented them live on air. She also anchored KOAA’s weekend morning edition of the Happening Now Desk.
Jacqui specializes in crime, political, and investigative coverage and loves a great breaking news story. During her time in Boston she was recognized for her continuing live coverage of an officer shot at a Braintree motel, a deadly trench collapse in the South End and a police chase crossing state lines and ending with officers beating the suspect.
While working in Las Vegas, Jacqui won an Emmy Award for her reporting on sex trafficking. She was also recognized for her reporting on the trial of Erich Nowsch, the gunman convicted of killing a local mother in a road rage altercation. She was featured as the local media expert on an episode of ABC’s 20/20 after the case gained nationwide attention.
Jacqui grew up in New England before moving to Washington, DC to attend the George Washington University. While studying at GWU’s Elliott School of International Affairs, Jacqui worked as an intern for the United States Congress, MSNBC, and WRC-TV, the local NBC affiliate.
Jacqui loves connecting with viewers on social media and mentoring young journalism students in her free time. She currently lives in Cambridge with her boyfriend, Franklin and tuxedo cat, Pishi.
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