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I am Jackie a Ferris State University grad. I spent my time at Ferris running on the varsity cross country and track team, Even though I am out of college I still am a crazy runner girl. I have done 5 marathons, and plan to do many more! I began my career in broadcast when I was 24 and interned at Free Beer and Hot Wings in the Morning. That is where I got the incredibly accurate nick name of "Jackie Man Voice" or "JMV." From there I worked weekends on GRD and Channel 957 for a while until I was moved up to nights. I hosted the nightly Rocktagon for 2 years before I was moved again to where I am today, midday's (10-3 M-F) I like to read more than anyone should, I am a musical theatre nut, I cosplay, dabble in pageants, and have a geek side a mile long. I am very active and I have a rare ability to go out and be crazy, and still get up hung over as all get up and go for my run... My favorite band ever is Shinedown I love them! Catch me stumbling around Grand Rapids at our many GRD concerts and events. Of course you can also hear me Monday through Friday, 10AM to 3PM on GRD!
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Photos From ‘Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson’

This past Thursday, Grand Rapids Actors Theatre opened the doors of Spectrum Theatre for the first performance of "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson."

Opening weekend went great. I didn't forget my lines, I didn't mess up any of the dance numbers. All in all, I am feeling on top right now! You can even check out our stellar review on MLive HERE.

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My entry won't win me a prize, but it does take me back to Wingstock 2011!
My entry won't win me a prize, but it does take me back to Wingstock 2011!
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#GRDConcertPic Photo Entries

Jackie's hosting a weekly photo contest, giving you a chance to win a prize every Friday! This week the challenge is to go on instagram and post a photo with the hashtag, #GRDConcertPic. One of the photos will randomly win Fridays giveaway!

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Celebrities Read Mean Tweets 5

Oh lord Jimmy Kimmel was really on to something when he started this thing. Celebrities reading mean tweets is exactly what it sounds like, celebrities read mean tweets about themselves. This was posted a few months back and somehow I missed it! This specific one has everyone's favorite man from the Office in it... John Krasinski!

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A Dad Sends Video To Facebook For Deceased Sons 10 Year Video

Well this is sad, but awesome. The power of social media people. Check out John Berlin, he is a dad who lost his son back in 2012. When facebook came out with the videos for their 10 year anniversary, John knew he wanted to see one for his son who had, had a facebook account. After emailing facebook, he got no reply.

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Promo Video for ‘Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson’

We filmed a commercial the other day for the show I am in at Grand Rapids Actors' Theatre, "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson."

Check it out here and come see the show!

We open tonight at 8 p.m. and run every Thursday, Friday and Saturday through Feb. 22 at Grand Rapids Community College's Spectrum Theater, 160 Fountain St. NE in Grand Rapids.

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Heavens Basement Joins Jackie On GRD

Well today was exciting. My normal liquid lunch was interrupted by Heavens Basement popping their head into the studio! The guys are on a what we have decided to call, a nation wide bar crawl. After their tour with The Pretty Reckless got cancelled due to Taylor Momsen falling ill, the band decided to make their way out to the states anyway and hit up their favorite radio stations for a mini radio tour.

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‘Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson’ Opens Thursday

I am so excited to be involved in this musical at Grand Rapids Actors Theatre.

"Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson" is a farce musical on the history and legacy of President Andrew Jackson. It is a comedy that I think anyone in the mood for a good laugh will enjoy. It's a rock musical, the music is good and it's funny. Come on now!

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