Jackie Jacobs is the founder and principal of JTalentgroup, a Native owned full service entertainment agency specializing in Public Relations, Marketing Consulting and Talent Management services.
Jackie received a BA in Public Relations from the University of North Carolina-Pembroke. She commenced her professional career as an undergraduate when she was selected to serve as Promotions and Resource Director of the University’s Telecommunications Program. Upon graduation she served as PR Director of the Inter-Continental Hotel in Seoul, Korea where she was instrumental in launching the pre-opening campaign of the hotel prior to the 88 Summer Olympics. She is the former owner and founder of a Seattle/LA based SAG/AFTRA talent agency responsible for launching the careers of Joel McHale of “E Talk Soup” and Reiko Aylesworth of “Lost”, “24”, “One Life to Live” and “Alien vs. Predator.”
The National Broadcasting School previously based in Seattle, WA brought her on board to serve as Asst. Director where she worked side by side with the Northwest’s top television and radio personalities.
Jackie Jacobs has successfully secured broadcast interviews with various National Media outlets, local affiliate KOMO Northwest Afternoon and numerous national print publications. In addition she has coordinated live fundraising & educational events and served as Director for several Miss America preliminaries as well as Miss Seafair.
She co-founded and is former President of the KJ Foundation, A non-profit whose goal is to prevent abductions through education and awareness. Jackie served as liaison between families with missing loved ones and National/local media outlets as well as law enforcement agencies. She has appeared on CNN, the TODAY Show, ABC Evening News and Dr. Phil bringing awareness education regarding "Missing Natives" to mainstream America. She attended the first ever White House Conference on Missing and Exploited Children at the invitation of President Bush. .
206-388-9200 | JJ@jtalentgroup.com