Jewell Hillery Bio-Wiki

Jewell Hillery is an award-winning American journalist working as a general assignment reporter at WGN/CLTV in Chicago, Illinois. She has been part of this network since September 2021.

Jewell Hillery Age, Birthday

Hillery was born in Edgewater, NJ, in the United States. Nevertheless, her age, birthday, and zodiac sign as of 2024 are unknown. Though, judging by her appearance, Jewell might be around her 30s.

Jewell Hillery Parents and Siblings

Hillery was born and raised to African American parents in Edgewater, NJ, in the United States. Nonetheless, details of her girlhood life, parents, and siblings are still uncovered.

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Jewell Hillery Education

For her academic qualifications, Jewell enrolled and graduated from the Chicago Public Schools (Von Steuben and Newberry Academy). Then she joined the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she graduated and earned her B.S. in Broadcast Journalism. Finally, Jewel acquired her M.A. degree in Public Affairs Reporting from the University of Illinois at Springfield.

Jewell Hillery Husband, Children

Hillery is very secretive and, as a result, shares no details with social media concerning her love life, marital status, or whether she has children. Nevertheless, this section will be updated once reliable information is out.

Jewell Hillery Career

Hillery serves as a general assignment reporter at WGN/CLTV in Chicago, Illinois. She came to this station in September of 2021 and is excited to be part of the WGN News team.

In 2010, she drove to Jackson, Mississippi, where she spent almost six years at WLBT covering breaking news for the morning show and anchoring the midday and weekend morning show. During her time at WLBT, the Associated Press rewarded Jewell in several categories, including, spot news and general assignment reporting. During her last several years in Mississippi, she worked as a Reporter/Anchor for 16 WAPT. In addition to her duties at WAPT, Jewell served as the Director of Development and Admissions at The Redeemer’s School, which delivered high-quality education to elementary school children living in Jackson. She began her journalism profession at WTVO in Rockford, IL, as a consumer reporter and general assignment.

During an internship at a regional station, she learned what it would take to succeed as a broadcast journalist from WGN’s Ben Bradley, whom she carries on to learn from today. Jewell is community-oriented, and values giving back, having operated on several boards and being actively concerned in her faith community. In Jackson, she enjoyed training Sunday School to 5 and 6-year-olds and volunteering on the prayer intercessory team.

Outside of work, she is emotional about bringing awareness to mental health and supporting removing the stigma associated with mental illness. Toward this goal, Jewell has partaken in and emceed educational events hosted by the National Alliance of Mental Illness. For relaxation and fun, Jewell enjoys spending time with family and friends and traveling. As a certified group fitness instructor, she also loves a good workout, which frequently incorporates her passion for Latin dancing and Chicago-style stepping. Last, but certainly not least, Jewell is the proud Godmom to Ava and Naomi and an adopted auntie to many.

Jewell Hillery WGN9 News

Hillery works at WGN9 News alongside her fellow reporters, anchors, and meteorologists namely;

  1. Jenna Barnes
  2. Dina Bair
  3. Robin Baumgarten
  4. Ana Belaval
  5. Chris Boden
  6. Tahman Bradley
  7. Ben Bradley
  8. Ray Cortopassi
  9. Julian Crews
  10. Kelly Davis
  11. Alyssa Donovan
  12. Lourdes Duarte
  13. Patrick Elwood
  14. Christine Flores
  15. Josh Frydman
  16. Gaynor Hall
  17. Shannon Halligan
  18. Demetrius Ivory
  19. Erin Ivory
  20. Mike Janssen
  21. Lauren Jiggetts
  22. Sarah Jindra
  23. Morgan Kolkmeyer
  24. Paul Konrad
  25. Marcus Leshock
  26. Sean Lewis

Jewell Hillery Height

Hillery has an estimated height of 5 feet 6 inches equaling 1.68 meters.

Jewell Hillery Salary

Hillery has an approximate annual salary ranging from $ 76, 295 K to $ 171, 405 K.

Jewell Hillery’s Net Worth

Hillery has an estimated net worth of $ 1 Million- $ 3 Million and above. Nevertheless, her occupation as a journalist is her main source of revenue.

Is Jewell Hillery on Instagram, Twitter, or TikTok?

You can follow her via Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook Jewell doesn’t appear to have public  TikTok, or Snapchat accounts currently.