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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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Jackie’s Throw Back Thursday Picture

This weeks Throw Back Thursday picture takes me back to January 2006. This is one of my favorite snapshots of my fellow team mates and I. We were at our arch rivals... GVSU for an indoor meet. This was back before they had this incredible new facility this was at the small indoor track, that got super hot, and made you sweat your balls off.

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Humane Society Brings Kitten To GRD

The Humane Society of West Michigan comes in every week and brings a super cute animal for a segment on our sister station, 100.5 The River. This week they brought in this little guy. His name is Mad Hatter and I fell in love with him, BUT I can't have any more cats... I have 2 cats and a dog already so I figured I would share this little guy on here in case anyone is looking to adopt a kitten!

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Jackie’s Flashback Friday

I have a flashback Friday picture today. I stumbled across this old photo and I started laughing and couldn't stop.

I was at an indoor track meet in 2008 or 2009 and was sitting in my usual, awkward, awful for your legs, weird position.

I was listening to my iPod, probably Breaking Benjamin or Three Days Grace because that is what I normally listened to on race days, getting myself pumped for the 3,000-meter-run.

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