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Jackie Brittain joins the GPB Sports crew after spending three years covering the New England Patriots. She spent the last three seasons with Kraft Sports Productions as their team reporter for the web and appearing on Patriots All Access, WBZ-TV Channel 4. She would also guest-host on Totally Patriots airing on myTV38.

After three seasons in the Northeast, Jackie returned to her home state of Georgia as the Co-Host and Anchor alongside Mark Harmon for Football Fridays in Georgia. She was previously with GPB briefly as the Social Media Correspondent in 2011. With southern roots here in Atlanta, Jackie’s career started as a journalism student at Georgia State University where she earned her bachelor’s degree. During her time as a college student, she hosted interviews and sports headlines on the web at georgiastatesports.com. She’s covered a range of football games starting with Georgia State’s inaugural season, to Super Bowl XLIX in Arizona.

She is from McDonough, GA and graduated from Eagle’s Landing High School in 2007.

Recent Blog Posts

In a Social Media Dominated World…

We’re about midway through football season and while it’s not quite over, I can’t help but get a little excited that basketball is almost here! Well, almost, almost here. If the NBA can ever come to...

A Day in the Life

It’s not a surprise for me to inform you that tomorrow’s high school football match-up between the Hillgrove Hawks and the McEachern Indians will be a game of high anticipation and intensity. This...

Behind the Raiders' Boost

Booster clubs can make the difference in a successful program and one that merely gets by. Earlier this week I spoke to John Woods, who is the president and also the VP of fundraising for the Walton...

Ah- The Questions of High School Recruiting

Welcome to week five for Football Fridays in Georgia everyone! As you should know, we’ll be at Mill Creek this week as they host the Norcross Blue Devils in Hoschton, Georgia and this week’s poll...

GPB welcomes visit from ESPN

Icons, legends and heroes surround us everyday in some way or another. Today at Georgia Public Broadcasting, he popped up: Gil Tyree. This man has been covering athletes for years, including Herschel...

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