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.
The looming closure of the Northern Pulp paper mill in Pictou County has already impacted the region but deeper cuts will be felt after the mill shuts down. Continue reading →
The closure of Northern Pulp is expected to have a wide-ranging economic impact right across the province and impact workers like Tina Hicks. Continue reading →
Chief of Halifax police Dan Kinsella called the violent arrest at the Mumford Road Walmart an unfortunate incident Continue reading →
Coun. Waye Mason says new parking parkade Massive parkade would encroach on Halifax Common Continue reading →
Halifax council inching closer to allowing ride-hail services like Uber and Lyft to operate across the municipality. Continue reading →
Chief Dan Kinsella has reorganized the Halifax police services organizational structure to enhance its service and improve accountability Continue reading →
Transit riders in North Beaver Bank feel left out in the cold after cuts to its only transit route have left some riders isolated and even stuck. Continue reading →
“I think we all recognize one of the worst parts of going through a crisis situation is not getting answers to some questions,” said Halman. Continue reading →
Robin Wilber, president of the Elmsdale Lumber Company, told Global News he received a call on Monday evening notifying him that he was being removed from the team. Continue reading →
“They will shut down at the end of January, and they would like to put it on hot idle,” said Robin Wilber, president of the Elmsdale Lumber Company. Continue reading →
Northern Pulp will shut down its paper mill at the end of January Continue reading →
Last year, the event raised more than $6,000 for Feed Nova Scotia. This year, organizers were looking to match that total — or better. Continue reading →
Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil was supposed to make a decision on the future of the Northern Pulp mill on Wednesday but delayed his decision until Friday. Continue reading →
The pulp mill’s CEO Brian Baarda says without an extension to the Boat Harbour Act it will put the factory’s future in jeopardy. Continue reading →
Chief Dan Kinsella wants to spend $700,000 to hire eight additional officers to help curb the strain from the growing number of internal investigations Continue reading →