Born and raised in Peterborough, Jesse attended St. Peter’s High School before studying at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, where he earned a BA in communication studies.
He then attended Humber College receiving a graduate diploma in print journalism.
While there he also served as the editor of the Humber Et Cetera student newspaper and editor of the OCAA Sweat Magazine.
Jesse began his journalism career at Peterborough This Week in 2012, working as the newspapers sports editor before transitioning to broadcast journalism when he joined CHEX TV in 2014.
In 2019, Jesse joined Global News in Halifax.
Jesse covers the city hall beat and enjoys reporting on politics and covering elections.
Halifax looks to pull out all the stops as they host the 2019 Memorial Cup tournament and festival. Continue reading →
Halifax was the host for the 2019 Goalball National Championships this weekend. Continue reading →
Nova Scotians diagnosed with pancreatic cancer have half the chance of surviving the disease compared to those patients living in Ontario. Continue reading →
Nova Scotia Teachers Union calls on education minister Zach Churchill to be more transparent about decisions that impact classrooms Continue reading →
In 2017, before legalization, 46 per cent of survey respondents said they were interested in trying edibles, but in a new poll, that number had dropped to 36 per cent. Continue reading →
A Dartmouth resident has filed a human rights complaint against her former employer arguing she was wrongfully terminated from her job. Continue reading →
Advocates for a guaranteed basic income will hold a conference this Saturday, suggesting its time to adopt a national basic income plan to help lift people out of poverty Continue reading →
The family members are due to arrive on Thursday and are government-assisted refugees who will remain in the country permanently, according to a statement. Continue reading →
The Immigrant Service Association of Nova Scotia has more than 750 volunteers that help deliver its services. Continue reading →
An interactive photo project by Manuel Moncayo-Adams is bringing the history of downtown Dartmouth to the people on the street. It’s putting it right into the palm of their hands. Continue reading →
For close to 40 years now, the Canada Revenue Agency has been partnering with community agencies and volunteers to help low-income families and individuals get their federal income taxes done free of charge. Continue reading →
Supporters gathered in the historic Halifax Grand Parade centre in front of city hall for the raising of the Autism Nova Scotia flag. Continue reading →
Halifax Police say gunshots fired in Halifax’s north end late Wednesday night were intended for a target but it appears the subject was not struck by any bullets. Continue reading →
A group of Dalhousie commerce students are trading in the comforts of their homes for the street to take part in the ‘5 Days’ campaign to raise awareness for local youth homelessness. Continue reading →
The Halifax Mooseheads will take on the Quebec Remparts in the opening round of the 2019 QMJHL playoffs Continue reading →