Jackie Hai joined the news team at KJZZ in 2017 as a digital media editor.
Hai is originally from Boston and graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a bachelor's degree in journalism. She was a program director at UVC-TV and an editor of the Amherst Wire, managing a digital-first newsroom that covered national and international stories from a local angle.
After moving to the Phoenix area in 2015, she worked for ASU's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts developing online classes as a multimedia specialist.
Hai also volunteers at the Mesa THINKspot and formerly served on the board of Journalism That Matters. When not producing media content, she enjoys spending time outdoors, climbing trees and training with the parkour community.