Jenn McBride

jenn mcbride headshot 100628 Jenn McBrideManaging Editor Jenn McBride joined the CBS2/KCAL9 news team as a webcaster and online news producer in February 2006 after moving home to Southern California from New York City, where she graduated magna cum laude with an M.A. in journalism from New York University.

During her time there, Jenn interned at ABC News’ Brian Ross Investigative Unit and assisted with pieces airing on World News Tonight, Primetime and 20/20. She says seeing Ross’ relentless pursuit of truth firsthand confirmed her desire to pursue a career in broadcast journalism.

She also loves to write and served as an editorial assistant for Angeleno and Front Desk magazines here in Los Angeles from 2003 to 2005.

Jenn graduated cum laude from the University of Southern California with a B.A. in print journalism and a minor in communication and the entertainment industry. As you may have guessed from encountering those crazy USC people who seem to be peppered across the Southland, Jenn is very proud to be a part of the Trojan family.

In her spare time, she loves to run, travel and spend time with family and friends.

Jenn lives with her husband and their cats, Dippy and Cali.

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BLOG: Best Quotes From The 86th Annual Academy Awards

Historical drama 12 Years A Slave claimed three coveted awards, including Best Picture, at the 2014 Oscars, but the force of Gravity also proved to be unstoppable as the sci-fi thriller won seven of the 10 Academy Awards for which is was nominated.

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Rappers Ryan Lewis (L) and Macklemore accept the Best New Artist award onstage during the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014, in Los Angeles, California.  (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

BLOG: Backstage At The 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards

With jaw-dropping performances and electrifying collaborations from artists such as Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams and Stevie Wonder, the 56th GRAMMY Awards were, once again, a huge hit for CBS.

CBS Los Angeles–01/26/2014

Winner for Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Claire Danes accepts her award onstage during the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 22, 2013, in Los Angeles, California.  (photo credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

LIVE BLOG: Backstage At The 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards

The 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards are underway at the Nokia Theater L.A. Live!

CBS Los Angeles–09/22/2013

Actor/producer/director Ben Affleck accepts the Best Picture award for “Argo” onstage during the Oscars held at the Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2013, in Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

‘Argo’, Jennifer Lawrence Among 2013’s Most Memorable Oscar Winners

The title of Sunday night’s show was shortened to the “2013 Oscars” — abandoning what traditionally would have been the 85th Annual Academy Awards — but the performance-filled production was anything but abbreviated.

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‘Mumford & Sons’, ‘Fun’, ‘Black Keys’ Win Big At 55th GRAMMY Awards

The 55th Annual Grammy Awards picked up where last year’s show left off, as Adele claimed the first prize of the evening, Best Pop Solo Performance, for her live version of “Set Fire To The Rain”.

CBS Los Angeles–02/10/2013

Jon Cryer poses in the press room during the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 23, 2012, in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

BLOG: Backstage At The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards

With a whopping 60 nominations – the most of any non-cable network – it’s no surprise CBS claimed some of Sunday night’s top honors at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards.

CBS Los Angeles–09/23/2012

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‘The Artist’, ‘Hugo’ Dominate; Streep Surprises At 84th Academy Awards

For the first time since the show’s inception in 1929, a silent film won Best Picture Sunday night at the 84th Academy Awards.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/27/2012

Adele performs onstage at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on February 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Getty Images)

Rolling In Grammy Gold: Adele Makes Her Comeback With 6 Wins

Between emotional tributes honoring the late Whitney Houston and fiery performances by some of music’s biggest stars, all eyes were on Adele at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/13/2012

Kim Kardashian (L) and Kris Jenner watch the Fernando Verdasco v Rafael Nadal match during day eleven of the 2010 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 9, 2010 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keeping Up With Kris: Jenner’s 1985 Music Video Goes Viral

If you didn’t receive a copy of the Kardashian family’s outrageous Khristmas card, have no fear. We have a Kardashian-themed gift of our own to share with you.

CBS Los Angeles–12/21/2011

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Stars Let Loose Backstage At The 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards

ABC’s Modern Family and AMC’s Mad Men took home television gold for the second year in a row Sunday night as series winners at the 63rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards.

CBS Los Angeles–09/18/2011

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BLOG: Royal Weekend Wrap-Up

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge wrapped up their 48-hour whirlwind tour of Southern California Sunday afternoon at the Inner-City Arts school, where they painted with underprivileged children.

07/11/2011

PETA activists Virginia Fort and Meggan Anderson showered nude on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood Tuesday to advocate conserving water by going vegan. (credit: Erik Oginski/CBS)

PETA Models Shower Nude In Hollywood To Protest Meat

PETA’s latest stunt is making a sudsy mess and captivating drivers in Hollywood. Our cameras were rolling when a distracted motorist caught a glimpse of PETA’s naked beauties and plowed into the car in front of him.

CBS Los Angeles–03/22/2011

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BLOG: Oscar Winners Open Up Backstage

The King’s Speech reigned supreme Sunday night with four wins at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards, thanks in part to best actor winner Colin Firth’s highly acclaimed portrayal of a stammering King George VI.

02/28/2011

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‘Hurt Locker’ Triumphs At 82nd Academy Awards

An Iraq war drama that chronicles the perilous adventures of a U.S. Army bomb disposal team outshined Avatar, the highest grossing film of all time, at the 82nd Annual Academy Awards. The Hurt Locker, brainchild of writer Mark Boal – who spent time embedded with an explosive ordnance disposal team in Baghdad – won six of the nine awards for which it was nominated, including best picture.

03/08/2010

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I Got ‘Slop’ Happy In The ‘Big Brother 10′ House

Those who know me best know that I eat like a guy. Maybe even two guys put together. My co-worker, Alan, brings apple fritters the size of my head to the newsroom every few weeks and I often have two of them. With my lunch.

07/08/2008

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