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Name Jessica Ralston
Age / How old / Birthday / Date of Birth / DOB No confirmed information is available on the year she was born.
Wedding & Marriage / Husband / Engaged / Single Married. Check the full bio for relationship details.
Children / No. of Kids None
Ethnicity / Origin / Heritage / Race White
Nationality American
Where is Jessica Ralston now? As a native Ohioan, Jessica Ralston anchors Good Day Columbus from 5am-9am on ABC6/FOX28 weekdays.
Wiki Biography / Profile Background

Introduction :

Jessica Ralston, the reputed reporter, hasn’t always had a beautiful condo and BMW. She knows how tough life can be…as a latchkey kid or a motel maid! Ralston has pulled herself up by her own bootstrap, with a lot of support from her mother and her best friend, Becca. Let’s learn a little more about her life…

Personal Life, Parents and Family Details :

  • Jessica was raised in Youngstown, Ohio. She was just three years old when her parents divorced.
  • Her older brother, Robert, and her mother moved with Jessica to public housing, inner-city neighborhood.
  • Her mother worked two jobs, and the two children were latchkey kids, but she insists that her mother was “always there when it counted,” and she never felt abandoned.
  • At school, she was a participant in various activities – the dance team, and school plays, and had the support of her best friend Becca’s family.
  • Ralston states she knew she wanted something different than what she saw around her, with girls getting pregnant at fourteen, people selling drugs, or working two jobs to survive.
  • She looked at Barbara Walters interviewing famous people and world leaders and knew what she wanted to do. So, at age eight, Jessica decided on the career she wanted to pursue.

Early Life and Education :

  • As a young adult, Jessica moved in with her best friend’s family until she graduated from Youngstown State University in Ohio.
  • Then she moved to the University of Central Florida to be near her mother, who had relocated. She worked at Disney World, and stayed for several years until the passing of her best friend’s mother, Anna, from cancer.
  • Ralston later worked at a department store and as a motel maid back in Ohio.

Career, Job and Professional Timeline :

  • Ralston worked as a reporter for WFMJ in Youngstown and then in Clarksburg, West Virginia as an anchor at WDTV 5.
  • Next, her career took her to Nashville, where Jessica anchored evening newscasts for WSAZ, covered Music City’s live Country Music Marathon and hosted Openline.
  • Ralston is currently a four-time Emmy award-winning Fox anchor for ABC 6/Fox 28 on Good Day Columbus.

Salary and Net Worth :

  • As per Salary(dot)com, the average median salary of a Columbus News Anchor is $61,771 per year. The salary range is $49,542 to $81,461 annually. ZipRecruiter gives the average salary for this profile as $55,976/year, while the PayScale website mentions $68,827 annually for the same position.
  • Drawing from this data, we get a rough estimate of Jessica Ralston’s salary. Considering her work experience, her annual income can be estimated to be higher than the average figures mentioned above.

Community and Charity Work :

  • Ralston has a spirit of volunteerism, working with the Susan G. Komen Foundation and the YWCA Sojourner’s Shelter.
  • She has been active in fundraising efforts for domestic violence victims and working with programs to mentor inner-city girls.
  • Jessica has a great passion for women and children’s issues, justice being served, and animal rights, which she says is due to her firsthand knowledge of life in the inner-city.

Interesting Facts and Trivia :

  • Jessica loves to travel and wine taste with her husband, investment banker Jimmy, and their two miniature dachshunds, Ginger and Ellie Mae. It was her best friend, Becca, who gave the wedding toast in 2013.
  • After over 20 years of working in television, Jessica mentions that she has a “thick skin” & can take criticism well. However, she says, “sometimes rudeness needs addressing,” yet she is thoughtful, articulate, and generous in her gracious responses on and off the air. She has learned that people do not fit into a stereotype, and many have difficult pasts and hidden scars so, we should be compassionate in the way we address one another.
  • Along with co-anchor Shawn Ireland, Jessica took part in a fitness challenge for 12 weeks and even shared regular updates of their progress on Facebook.
  • She likes to describe herself as an ‘Ohio Girl at Heart!’
Body Figure / Physical Info

Jessica Ralston Measurements :

  • Eye Color : Blue
  • Haircut / Hair Color : Blonde
  • How tall / Height : No confirmed information is available.
  • Feet / Legs / Boots / Shoe Size : No confirmed information is available.
  • Pregnant? : Currently, she is not expecting a baby.
  • Jessica Ralston Weight Loss : Back in October 2019, a Facebook user named Michael Lundquist had posted online asking Jessica to lose weight. Jessica responded to the insult, by giving him a strong response.

Source : Twitter

Jessica Ralston Weight Loss

8 thoughts on “Jessica Ralston Bio || Husband, Wedding, Married, Age, Wikipedia”

  1. Jessica is a beautiful lady with such a kind and gentle personality. The days she is not on the air I miss her and always fear she has taken another assignment and always thankful when she returns. God bless you Jessica and your team. May your blessings be many.

  2. Jessica Ralston is AWESOME. She is so beautiful and smart. Unlike the traffic girl with all the hair extensions and DUI’s.

  3. Girl,

    I know a lot of guys sweep you off your feet. You’re a smart and beautiful lady. That individual is a good ball.

  4. Jessica is a beautiful person inside and out. I enjoy watching her every morning on the news…I would love to meet her. and become her friend.

  5. I’ve been watching Jessica for several years now and in my opinion, she is one classy lady. Coming up through the ranks has something to say about a person’s character. She is beautiful both inside and out. A shining light. Thank you Jessica for sharing your gifts. God bless you!

  6. She is beautiful and intelligent. Her upbringing gives her a street smart approach to her to reporting. People that criticize this wonderful lady, are so jealous of the success she has truly earned. You are awesome Jessica.

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