Jacqui Heinrich joined the Action News team as a General Assignment Reporter in September 2013.
Jacqui came to Las Vegas from KOAA-TV in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where she earned an Emmy Award, a second Emmy nomination, and two Colorado Broadcaster's Association awards for her work. Her investigative reporting was also featured in a compilation that won a Colorado Broadcaster’s Association Award for Investigative Journalism and her coverage of the Colorado wildfires were part of a series that won a station award from the Associated Press.
Jacqui was also known for her political coverage in Colorado. During the 2012 election she interviewed Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney and covered campaign stops from Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan and First Lady Michelle Obama.
Originally from Boston, Jacqui spent most of her childhood in Maine before moving to Washington, DC, to attend The George Washington University. While studying at GWU’s Elliott School of International Affairs, Jacqui worked as an intern for the United States Congress, MSNBC, and WRC-TV, the local NBC affiliate.
When she's not working, Jacqui enjoys cooking and can most often be found in her kitchen working on new recipes. She spends her spare time reading political blogs and trying out new restaurants, and also enjoys hiking, camping and fishing with friends and family.