TV studio with the name Jennie on the wall
On the set of the Jennie weekly show

Famous local TV anchor coming to talk to AU students

Well-loved local icon Jennie Montgomery is planning to speak to Augusta University students on February 7.

Montgomery, who co-hosts WJBF NewsChannel 6’s evening news as well as her own show “Jennie,” on WJBF, is well known in the area for her philanthropy and heart for the Augusta community.

Professional photo of Jennie Montgomery
Jennie Montgomery

According to WJBF, Montgomery has won two Edward R. Murrow awards for broadcast journalism, covering medical mission trips to Nicaragua, and for a documentary titled, “Finding Birth Families.”

She has also won the National Academy of Television Journalists award for Best Female Anchor, state GABBY broadcast awards for Best On-Air Personality, and local awards for Best News Anchor and Best TV Hair.

She will speak to AU students and communication majors about her work as a TV anchor and reporter in the Augusta area. Come learn what it’s like to be a local TV legend!

Place: Allgood Hall, Room E150
Time: February 7, 2:30 p.m.


Jennie Montgomery smiling at the camera on the set of her TV show Jennie
Jennie Montgomery on the set of her TV show “Jennie.”
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