Jessica Holmes or Jessica Renee Holmes is one of the most popular personalities of the American television industry. Her popularity was the result of her hosting the popular Slime Time Live show on Nickelodeon. Jessica Holmes was born on the 17th of November 1976 and is the morning news anchor for the Los Angeles-based KTLA Morning News.
Her early life
We can start her biography by tracing her early life. Jessica Holmes has a middle name called Renee. She was born in the state of Ohio and her early childhood was spent in Cape Coral of Florida. After her schooling she joined the University of Central Florida to complete her graduation and she successfully completed her graduation and earned herself a bachelor’s in Radio and Television Journalism. She is presently a native of California, Los Angeles and has a very keen interest in cooking, designing homes and watching Cooking shows on the Food Network.
The famous Jessica started off her career when she joined the popular American channel Nickelodeon in 1999 as a broadcasting intern. She was initially an intern for the Games And Sports show for Nickelodeon and also worked for the department of finance for the channel until one day she was to her surprise approached by an official higher up in the corporate hierarchy and asked whether she wanted to be live on television or not. To this, the excited Jessica had gladly agreed and started working part time of Nick until she finished her college. Once she got done with her graduation she went on to work full time for Nick.
She was co- hosting the show Slime Time Live for eight weeks. From then on there was no looking back for Jessica Holmes. She got another offer in 2003 to work as an anchor for the New York-based show Bragging Rights which was showcased on the Outdoor Life Network, presently known as the NBC Sports Network. It was like a reality show in which the contestants, all men took part in very dangerous and challenging tasks. Her daring stint led her to bag an offer from KTLA in the year 2005. She became a weather reporter for Prime News. This position did not come easily to her as she had to win a reality show kind competition hosted by KTLA morning News. Later she went on to become the co-anchor and also the weather reporter for this channel.
Her personal life
In her personal life too Holmes was as choosy and consistent as in her career. She was single for a very long time but decided to finally give in for the month of March 2015 when she got engaged to her fiancé Arie Solomon. On the month of May 25th, 2015, she let the public know through a public announcement that she was pregnant. Both these announcements were officially made on the KTLA Morning News show. On the 8th of October 2015, Jessica Holmes and Arie Solomon were blessed with a baby boy whom they named Levi in their California, Los Angeles residence.
Jessica proved to be one of the most popular American Television personalities because of her sheer hard work and consistency. She was also duly rewarded for this and her achievements are many. She has bagged for herself the Golden Mike Awards three times in her life for being an amazing anchor. Her famous tv show Slime Time Live also went on to win the Outstanding Children’s Program Award in the year 2002 because of her generous hard work on the show. This award was presented to her by the Motion Picture and Television Association of Florida.
Jessica Holmes is a very highly talented individual who is worth of praise due to her journalistic abilities that made her capable of carrying out the job of weather reporting and breaking news reporting from the field of action itself and also from the interiors of the studios. She has been very active and has daringly and successfully covered various news reports of wildfires, earthquakes, floods and also other natural calamities for the channel.
She was one of the lucky journalists who got the chance of reporting the events of Prince William’s marriage which was indeed a very royal affair in London. There she also got a chance to interview famous personalities and celebrities such as Johnny Depp, in Paris. She also interviewed the famous actress Angelina Jolie in Paris. Jermaine Jackson who is the sister of Michael Jackson was also interviewed by her on the death of her brother. She also got to spend a whole day with the famous Martha Stewart and this was indeed very important for her as she is a diehard fan of cooking and cooking shows. She also spent a day with Paula Deen.
She is one of the most favorite reporters of the people and also the channel and gets the opportunity of regularly reporting on the most famous and important events of Hollywood. She has been the chief reporter for her channel for important Hollywood events like Emmy Awards and the prestigious Oscar Awards. She has also been the co-anchor for the Rose Parade Cover for the KTLA-TV and it has gone on to is hailed as the show that won the Emmy Award.
Her present life and Contributions
Jessica Holmes is presently associated with doing a lot of work for charity and very recently she became a part of the Volunteers of America’s Teen Volunteer Fair in the year June 2002. She also attended the yearly Childwatch of America Benefit in Orlando at the Hard Rick Live. She is also an active member and part of the Make a Wish Foundation, the Kids Wish Network and also the Starlight Foundation for children. She gained fame for a kids show on nick and has been showing her gratefulness ever since through her various charitable works. We can safely deduce that children are her love forever.
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