Jessica Quick recently joined the ABC 17 News team as a meteorologist and digital content director for the station. KMIZ-TV 17 is part of the Columbia, Missouri-based cluster of television stations that also include KQFX (FOX) and KZOU (MyNetwork TV) in addition to Me-TV.
Quick, who hails from Tuscola, Ill.–a small farm town in central Illinois–graduated with a degree in meteorology from Northern Illinois University in 2012.
She has been in mid-Missouri since October 2012, where she started her television career as the weekend meteorologist and weekday reporter at KRCG-TV.
While in college, Jessica completed an internship with the National Weather Service in Lincoln, Ill., and was a weather intern at WICS-TV in Springfield, Ill. She is a member of the American Meteorological Society and is working toward her Certified Broadcast Meteorologist seal.