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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 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

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HOW big is this rivalry?

Big. Apparently. I had a chance to meet both head coaches this week: Philip Jones of Brookwood and Eric Godfree of Parkview. The interesting thing about both of these coaches is that they both...

October 21, 2016 - 4:24pm
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Week in Review

Coaches like Starbucks too! Sorry that we weren’t able to make it down to Colquitt County, y’all. Hurricane Matthew altered our plans… But don’t fret! We’re coming down on October 28 for...

October 14, 2016 - 3:51pm
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One on One with North Cobb’s Chandler Wooten

If you every find yourself on a football field with Chandler Wooten, I’d run the other way. A senior outside linebacker for the North Cobb Warriors, Wooten is an excellent ball player. He has a sixth...

October 11, 2016 - 11:01am
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The Story of Garrett Geros

I feel guilty standing next to Garrett. At 17, a junior at Cartersville High School, he towers over me. And as he stands beside me, I’m amazed that he’s even standing at all. He’s on the...

September 30, 2016 - 4:24pm
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One on one with Ryan Huff, Cedar Shoals

The Classic City rivalry between Cedar Shoals High School and Clarke Central High School has always been the talk of the town. For this one week out of the entire year, friends and family members on...

September 23, 2016 - 4:53pm