Natalie Jacobson Biography
Natalie Jacobson is an American former news anchor with WCVB-TV in Boston, Massachusetts. She left on July 18, 2007. In the late 1960s, she got her first television job at crosstown WBZ-TV, as a public affairs director. Her first on-air job reporting was at WKBG, now as WLVI-TV, for Ten PM News in 1969-70. Jacobson was born to William G. and Dawn (née Trbovich) Salatich.
Her ethnicity is white and holds an American nationality. Her father was the son of Serbian immigrants and had risen out of childhood poverty to become a World War II veteran and a top executive for the Gillette Company.
In 1965 she graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a degree in English. Detailed information about her childhood, family and educational background are still unknown.
Natalie Jacobson Age
Natalie Jacobson is an American former news anchor with WCVB-TV in Boston, Massachusetts. Jacobson was born as Natalie Salatich on 14 August 1943 Chicago, Illinois, United States. She is 75 years years old as of 2018.
Natalie Jacobson Early Life
She is the daughter of William G. and Dawn (née Trbovich) Salatich. In 1965 she graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a degree in English.
That same year she married Army officer William D. Jacobson. During her husband’s military career, Jacobson held a civilian job in Thailand. The Jacobsons divorced in 1973.
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Natalie Jacobson Spouse And Married
She first got married to Chet Curtis. Chet Curtis was her co-anchor. The couple togetherly hosts the show for nearly twenty years as they are the most watched news team.
After her graduation, she got married to William D. Jacobson. William D. Jacobson was an Army officer. During her husband’s military career, Jacobson held a civilian job in Thailand. The Jacobsons divorced in 1973.
They shared one daughter, Lindsay. In 2001, the duo had bitter and publicized divorce as Curtis left the WCVB and Jacobson also stopped anchoring for 11:00 news.
Later, she was in a romantic relationship with Craig Wiggins but the couple couldn’t handle their relationship and split apart.
Natalie Jacobson Career
In 1960, Natalie made her first television appearance at WBZ-TV as a public affairs director. Her first on-air job was at WKBG channel 56, for their short-lived Ten PM News in 1969–70.
In 1972, she was hired in WCVB as a reporter and within a month, Jacobson quickly took the anchor chair for NewsCenter 5 Midday, the station’s noon newscast.
In 1976 she was promoted to the station’s flagship 6:00 p.m. newscast; and the 11:00 news was added to her duties in 1978. On July 10, 2007, Natalie announced that she would leave WCVB-TV. Her last telecast as anchor aired on July 18, 2007, ending a tenure thereof just over 35 years at WCVB.
During her tenure at WCVB, Jacobson covered the Boston Pops Orchestra’s annual Fourth of July concert, Elizabeth II, Nelson Mandela, and Pope John Paul II’s visits to Boston, the Blizzard of ’78, the presidential campaigns of Massachusetts’ Michael Dukakis and John Kerry, the September 11 attacks, and the Boston Red Sox 2004 World Series victory.
Her 1990 interview with Democratic gubernatorial nominee John Silber became notable after Silber’s outburst when Jacobson asked him to describe his weaknesses.
Silber’s lead in the polls vanished after the interview and he lost the race to William Weld. On December 14, 1999, Jacobson and Curtis announced that they were divorcing. WCVB split up the Curtis/Jacobson pairing in July 2000.
Curtis was moved to Sunday’s 11 p.m. newscast and street reporting and soon departed WCVB for NECN. Jacobson scaled back her work.
She anchored the 6 p.m. newscasts solo until March 2007, when she was joined by Ed Harding. Curtis and Jacobson’s divorce was finalized in 2001. On July 10, 2007, Jacobson announced that she would leave WCVB-TV. Her last newscast was on July 18, 2007.
Natalie Jacobson Net Worth
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|Estimated Net Worth in 2019||$100K-1M (Approx.)|
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