Jamie Yuccas is an American journalist and investigative reporter as well. She is well known for being a CBS news correspondent. The LA-based CBS correspondent joined the TV network back in August of 2015. She has been featured in all the news platforms of CBS.
Currently, The journalist is 39 years old and she has been working in this field for more than two decades now. She began her journalism career right after she graduated. Yuccas got big in her journalism career which is pretty evident. But what about her career? And who is her husband (if she has one)? Well, we are going to answer all of these questions today,
Jamie Yuccas’ Early Life and Age
Yuccas were born Jamie Ann Yuccas on the 3rd of August, 1982. Her current age is 39 years old as of 2021. If you don’t know, she was named after her grandfather whose name is James. Yuccas even revealed the fact in a post back in August of 2020.
Yuccas was born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She hasn’t talked much about her early life though so, we don’t have any idea about that. Her mother’s name is Karen Yuccas and she shares a lot of photos with her mom on her Instagram as well. Her mother was also married to her stepdad, Keith Pieper who passed away in the year 2016.
The information about her father is not currently known though. And besides this, Yuccas has one sibling only. His brother’s name is John Yuccas. John is a photographer by profession but he studied geography at the University of Waikato and University of Minnesota Duluth. Besides this, she also has a stepbrother whose name is Ben Pieper.
Career in Journalism
Jamie began her career in the field of Journalism in the year 2003. She started working as a weekend anchor as well as a reporter for KTTC/KXLT TV. It was a local TV and she produced the weekend newscast there. In addition to this, she also worked as a primary fill-in anchor for the main newscasts all over the globe.
After working in this channel for more than 1 year and six months, Jamie then moved to WBBH in October of 2004. It was here that she worked for the network for around 7 years. She anchored different newscasts and covered national and political stories as well. One of her major news coverage was the Gulf Oil Spill.
Jamie in CBS Network
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Jamie joined the CBS network back in June of 2011. She worked for the CBS-owned Minneapolis division of the network named WCCO-TV.
For the next two years, she worked as a news anchor in the Greater Minneapolis- St. Paula Area. Fast forward to the September of 2015 and she started working directly for the parent company i.e., CBS Network. She even joined the NY-based network when she worked in Los Angeles.
Yuccas are also employed at the Network where she does the job of reporting, producing, and even generating news content and featured stories for CBS. At the CBS News station, she has even covered many events such as Orlando’s Pulse Nightclub shooting. In addition to this, she covered many high-profile events such as 2016’s Rio Olympics and the 2016 Presidential Campaign.
Jamie Yuccas has two Emmy Awards
Jamie’s highly successful career in Journalism has gotten her two Emmys. She was working with the WCCO-TV when she grabbed the award. WCCO-TV is the CBS-owned station where Jamie worked as a morning anchor and a general assignment reporter as well. Yuccas have also won her second Emmy Award back in 2012 for covering Hurricane Sandy.
Jamie’s prior Relationship
Jamie is not married right now. But she had a previous marriage with John Sheehan. The pair have already divorced though. The two married for 10 years until 2017. There is no report of Jamie being a mother to the child. While Sheehan has not really revealed much about her married life as of now.
It was in June of 2016 when we knew that Sheehan was going through a divorce. According to InStyle magazine, Jamie said that she was covering even a bigger tragedy to minimize their own troubles.
Jamie also hinted that she was going through a divorce but the pain was quite less as compared to the pain that the victims’ family members were going through. The thing was she was in the middle of a firefight. The Pulse Nightclub shooting took place back then. She said that she was upset about the divorce but her pain did not really measure up to the pain that all the victims felt that night.
Who is Jamie’s Husband, John Sheehan?
Jamie’s husband John Sheehan is a New York City sales representative for Starkey Hearing Technologies. If we go by the LinkedIn profile, he has been working in the organization for more than 10 years. He even joined the company back in the September of 2011. He worked as a territory support manager in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.
In the August of 2015, John became a community manager and worked in this position for nearly 5 months before he became a regional business manager in the NY branch. It was in November of 2017 when Sheehan began working as an account executive in NYC.
Is Jamie Yuccas currently in a relationship?
If we go by her social media posts, Jamie does not appear to be dating anyone right now. The CBS correspondent shares most of her life on her social media. We know that she has stayed silent about her relationship for a long time now. In the past, Jamie used to share her romantic moments on Instagram but nowadays, we can’t find any of them.
Before though, she was in a relationship with John and after the divorce with John, she started dating Bobby Maslar. Several online sites have mentioned their affair too. She has already moved on with John. Heck, she has even deleted most of the photos she has with John. She would only share a bunch of photos with her family on her Instagram these days.