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Jan Jeffcoat is a five time Emmy-award-winning television personality. She’s made brief appearances on several television shows including NBC’s This Is Us, Netflix’s “What If”, FOX’s “911”, “Family Time” as well as “Truth Be Told” on Apple TV. She also has appeared as an actress on Lifetime Movie “My Daughter was Stolen”. In November 2019, she appeared in films “In the Line of Duty” and “Mainstream” with director Gia Coppola (granddaughter of director Francis Ford Coppola). Previously, Jan was a morning and evening TV news anchor for WUSA-TV in Washington, D.C.. Jeffcoat was the co-host for The List, a national news/entertainment magazine show. She was also a morning and afternoon news anchor at WFLD-TV in Chicago until 2012. Jeffcoat started anchoring in Chicago in June 2007. She hosted WFLD-TV's Good Day Chicago for three years which won an Illinois AP award for Best Newscast in 2008. While in Chicago, she won an Edward R. Murrow Award for a documentary she hosted. It’s included extensive content from her time covering the devastation in Haiti following the earthquake in 2010. She also garnered two local Emmy awards for separate reports. Before joining Fox Chicago, Jeffcoat was a morning anchor at KRIV in Houston, TX. She worked at KRIV from November 2004 to June 2007. During her time at KRIV, the morning show became Houston's fastest growing morning news. Before heading to Houston, Jeffcoat worked as a morning and noon news anchor for two shows at WBTV in Charlotte, N.C., and WCSC-TV in Charleston, S.C.
Jeffcoat has claimed she was once the only Texas television personality to anchor four hours of news each day. She was named "Top Houston Professional who's on the fast track" by H-Texas Magazine. During her first month in Houston she covered a collision on the Sam Houston Tollway. Her coverage on the aftermath of that wreck led to a nomination for a Regional Emmy. She also received an Emmy nomination for Best Anchor in Texas in 2006 and 2007 as well as two AP awards for anchoring, which she ultimately did not win. In 2005 and 2006, Jeffcoat was nominated for, but also did not win, a Star Award by the American Women of Radio and Television for Best On-Air Personality in Houston. She was also named 2010 Outstanding Young Alumni of the Year by her alma mater USC.