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In fact, I worked at Cook County for eight months before the controversy surfaced.The Sun-Times editors were fully aware of the relationship, as were the reporters who broke the story; my friend at the Chicago Tribune, John Kass, had dinner with us several times and knew we were dating.Jacobson held an internship during college at KGAN-TV in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Prospect, Jacobson graduated Phi Beta Kappa from The University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcasting and film. to 2007, when she lost her job as part of a scandal involving a rival Chicago TV station's news cameras capturing footage of Jacobson clad in a two piece bathing suit with her children at the home of the husband of a missing woman. Prospect, Illinois, Jacobson graduated from John Hersey High School in 1987 and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Iowa with a bachelor's degree in broadcasting and film in 1991. Prior to joining WMAQ-TV, Jacobson worked at WJBK-TV in Detroit, KVIA-TV in El Paso, Texas, KOLD-TV in Tucson, Arizona, and, starting in 1992, KSAX-TV in Alexandria, Minnesota.On July 7, 2008, the Chicago Sun-Times reported "On Monday, Jacobson filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against CBS-owned WBBM-TV-Channel 2 for airing the tape of her at the home of Craig Stebic, the southwest suburban Plainfield man whose estranged wife, Lisa, has been missing since April 2007." That lawsuit was dismissed with prejudice on July 5, 2013, after the court ruled Jacobson failed to show CBS fabricated unfavorable content about her, the judge finding that the critical comments and other material in the CBS piece were "constitutionally protected expressions of opinion," or based on facts.Jacobson's attorney indicated that she will appeal the dismissal of the lawsuit.
Isn't that always the case, though, years of achievement means nothing in the face of one moment of indiscretion or a personal mistake. She has been a featured reporter on the Today Show four times.
Here's what was reported: Imagine the implications in the Jacobson-Stebic story. Rather than relishing in the story of Jacobson's demise, we should step back and consider the possibility that it was all an innocent mistake that would not be as appealing to the media as is the inuendo and suggestion of something worse.-- Ray Hanania NOTES: Here is the WMAQ TV Bio of Jacobson, which was removed from the NBC site Tuesday night: Amy Jacobson joined NBC5 News as a general assignment reporter in August 1996.
I won't even get into them as everyone is already speculating on Craig Stebic himself and his estranged wife -- they were separated and getting divorced when she disappeared. Too often, the husband turns out to be the bad guy and everyone is waiting for a shoe to drop on that case, even if no shoe will ever drop. In her 10 years in Chicago, Jacobson has covered major assignments.
Tuesday when a competing news station (WBBM TV) videotaped her in a bikini at the Plainfield home of Craig Stebic, the estranged husband of Lisa Stebic, who has been missing since April 30.
Jacobson was covering the Lisa Stebic story for WMAQ TV.
The news media never gets the story right I discovered when I became the subject of news media coverage eight months later.