Jaclyn Lee
Jaclyn Lee joined the Action News team in January 2020. Before moving to Philadelphia, Jaclyn spent three years as a general assignment reporter and anchor at the ABC station in Norfolk, Virginia.

Jaclyn has an affinity for investigations, politics and enterprise reporting. During her time at WVEC-TV, she provided continuing coverage at the Virginia State Capitol on the black face and sexual assault allegations that threatened to topple Virginia's top politicians.

Jaclyn also led multiple investigations into critical U.S. Navy shortages, which prompted officials to re-evaluate protocols and enact initiatives aimed at tackling the issues.

An avid explorer, Jaclyn loves trotting around the globe. In Peru, she reported on protesters striking against the Machu Picchu tourism industry. While in Rwanda, she conducted research on the 1994 genocide and its aftermath. Then she traveled to China where she reported on attempts to preserve minority cultures. Her last stop was in Chile where she investigated the cause of frequent sea lion deaths along the coast.

Before moving to Virginia, Jaclyn worked in Raleigh, North Carolina. She attended the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill on a full ride scholarship and graduated with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.

When she's not reporting, you can find Jaclyn attempting to cook, hanging out at her favorite breweries or planning her next solo-backpacking trip (and yes - it involves hostels).

Jaclyn's Stories
Hundreds of food boxes handed out in Philadelphia Thursday
The food relief program is a partnership between the City of Philadelphia, Philabundance, SHARE and other community partners.
How to get help with rent, unemployment and financial services amid COVID-19 pandemic
Amid furloughs, layoffs and uncertainty during the COVID -19 pandemic, officials want to make it clear: you will continue to have access to basic essentials.
Philadelphia COVID-19 cases rise as the city still struggles with gun violence
There are currently 242 new coronavirus cases in Philadelphia, bringing the city total to 1,315. There have been five new deaths, bringing the city total to 14.
Littered gloves, backed up sewer lines become COVID-19 side effects
Littered latex gloves in grocery store parking lots and clogged sewer lines are unanticipated byproducts of the coronavirus pandemic.
Restaurants adapt to keep business going amid coronavirus outbreak
Restaurants around Pennsylvania are adapting to Governor Wolf's ban on dine-in services, turning to takeout and delivery as the only way to continue operating.
Construction still going in Philadelphia amid Governor Tom Wolf's requirement to shut down
Action News has received a lot of viewer calls and emails about construction sites still operating around the Philadelphia area.
Philadelphia mayor, superintendent help pack lunches, address computer concerns for students
Mayor Jim Kenney and Superintendent William Hite visited John H. Webster Elementary School as staff packed grab-and-go meals to distribute to parents and students.
Gov. Wolf issues stay at home order for several Pennsylvania counties; school closures extended
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf ordered residents of the state's hardest-hit areas to stay home to help combat the spread of the new coronavirus that has already sickened hundreds and caused three deaths statewide.
Delaware governor issues stay-at-home order, says all non-essential businesses must close
Officials in Delaware issued a stay at home order and said all non-essential businesses must close as the coronavirus continues to spread.
Small Business Administration offering loan assistance to small businesses amid COVID-19
The Small Business Administration is stepping in following Governor Tom Wolf's sweeping order that non-life sustaining businesses must close.