Jackie Kingston

Jackie anchors KAMR Local 4 News at 5:00, 6:00, and 10:00, as well as Politics Today. She earned her bachelor’s in broadcasting from West Texas A&M University and has made her career in local television news ever since.

Jackie has served a number of local non-profits, including the United Way, Snack Pak 4 Kids, Girl Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains, Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure®, and Friends of the Amarillo Zoo. She currently serves as the president of the board of directors for the High Plains Food Bank.

Jackie has been a member of the KAMR Local 4 Newsroom for many years, beginning her career here as the Today in Amarillo Anchor and then joining Andy Justus on the evening news desk in 2011. In addition to anchoring in the evenings, and the High Plains only local political show, Politics Today, Jackie also appears on Studio 4.

She returned to her alma mater West Texas A&M University to teach broadcasting classes in Spring 2018.  

Jackie’s career was recognized by her alma mater, West Texas A&M University’s Communications Department with the “Rising Star” award in 2015. She was also recognized as a Woman of Distinction by the Girl Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains with the “Discover” Award in 2016. Her accolades include the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce’s Top 20 Under 40 Award in 2019.

Jackie is married to the love of her life Lytton St. Stephen.

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