Jessica Boyington
Jessica Boyington joined the Action News team as a features reporter in May 2019.

She received her Bachelor's Degree from Rowan University in Communications, specializing in Radio, TV and Film. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Jessica began her career here and has stuck around ever since.

Before coming to 6abc, Jessica co-hosted several popular, local radio shows. She also held the title of Miss New Jersey USA.

Jessica is a passionate animal advocate who usually spends her spare time out and about with her two Jack Russell Terriers, Taz and Rocky. She also enjoys staying active and is a trained dancer in tap, jazz, ballet and hip-hop.

Jessica's Stories
Top 6 spots to visit in Atlantic City (Part 1)
Top 6: Jessica Boyington found some places to sample in Atlantic City.
Philly educator devoted to changing the lives of youth through cooking, reading
E. Marie Lambert has worked her entire life as an educator. She believes that reading is one of the most important tools for success.
12-year-old self-made entrepreneur encourages Philly's youth to never stop studying
A young self-made entrepreneur in Philadelphia is making it his mission to encourage others to keep studying. The idea all started with a trip to the barbershop.
Philly Proud: Overbrook woman turns her focus to local park
For more than 15 years, Nicole Chandler has devoted her extra time to create beautiful spaces in city parks.
Top 6: Jessica Boyington visits 1-900-Ice-Cream in Kensington
1-900-Ice-Cream! Jessica Boyington got an exclusive peek into the facilities and how they pack each unique pint from start to finish.
Play it Safe: Injury prevention tips for your summer workouts
Exercise helps us stay fit and healthy - and keep us moving. But it's important to take steps to lower the risk for orthopaedic injuries.
Philadelphia woman brings dance to all corners of the community
We are Philly Proud of a woman who is bringing dance to all corners of the community. She's making sure young people can attend even if they can't afford to.
Top 6: Summer sweet treats in Philadelphia
Top 6 Summer Sweet Treats: Get ready, this is the sweetest assignment Jessica Boyington has ever had!
Philadelphia man helping young adults get a head start in life
In 2015, Eugene Thomas started a Philadelphia nonprofit organization to help children and young adults overcome life traumas. He says he has no plans of slowing down.
Top 6: Ways to celebrate Father's Day in Philadelphia Part 2
TOP 6: Sunday is Father's Day, and if you didn't find something yet to do, don't worry! Jessica Boyington has some ideas.