Macy PTO "Dream It... Be It!"
Fall Program's Guest Speaker
Ms. Jean Jadhon
26, 2005)- The Macy PTO and Macy School were proud
to host a visit from Ms. Jean Jadhon of WDBJ-7 News
as part of the Fall 2005 "Dream
It... Be It!" program series. Ms.
Jadhon spoke to students about her work as television
co-anchor for Channel 7 and how important it is to
follow your dreams, do your homework, and stay in
WDBJ-7's web site: "Jean
Jadhon is Co-Anchor of News 7 at Six and a reporter. Jean
came to WDBJ 7 in 1992 as Anchor of News 7 at Eleven.
The next year she added News 7 at Five to her duties.
October of 2004, she traded shifts with Shannon Young
to move into the position of and co-anchor of News 7 at Six.
You can look forward to Jean's regular reporting on
her new schedule.
It is a welcome change of pace for Jean,
who had worked the night shift for most of her career. While
she's excited to work days, Jean says she does miss anchoring
the 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts.
"I helped inaugurate News 7 at Five in 1993, so it holds
a special place in my heart. I also miss the special comradery
I have with the 'nightsiders' on News 7 at Eleven," she
A native of central New York State, Jean worked
at television stations in New York and Florida before
coming to Virginia. She started out as a reporter in Binghamton,
New York before heading to Syracuse, New York as a reporter
and a producer for the ABC affiliate there. Jean's work then
brought her to the Gulf Coast of Florida where she anchored
the nightly ten o'clock news at the Independent station in
the Fort Myers-Naples Market.
Jean is a graduate of St. John
Fisher College in Rochester, New York. She has taught
Television Newswriting at Hollins University in Roanoke where
she is also pursuing a graduate degree.
Jean enjoys shopping,
swimming, running on the treadmill and cheering on the
PTO and the Macy McClaugherty Elementary/Middle School
are very grateful to Ms. Jadhon for her kindness
and generosity in visiting the students of Macy.
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