KSPR Evening Anchor
Jerry Jacob is a lifelong Missourian and a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Journalism. He’s lived in Springfield since 1991.
Jerry was an anchor and reporter at KSPR's sister station, KY3 for 14 years. Prior to that he was the Sports Director at KSPR 33 from 1991-1994. He also worked in the Yakima, Washington and Panama City, Florida television markets.
He is a multiple AP, Murrow, and Regional Emmy award winner.
Jerry served full-time in the United States Army from 2007-2012, stationed at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina.
An Airborne-trained Soldier, medic, and NCO, Jerry participated in multiple overseas operations including Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Unified Response in Haiti, and Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
Jerry and his wife Shannon live in Springfield, Missouri.
You can usually see Jerry each weeknight at 4, 6 and 10.