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 Halifax Mooseheads will take on the Quebec Remparts in the opening round of the 2019 QMJHL playoffs Continue reading →
Halifax will be the site of a national conference looking at immigration and how Canada and North America are currently dealing with newcomers and integrating them in their new homes. Continue reading →
Air Canada has temporarily suspended its flights to London’s Heathrow Airport from Halifax and St. John’s, saying it will reroute passengers through its Montreal and Toronto hubs. Continue reading →
Common Roots Urban Farm held a community session Sunday afternoon to plan the way forward for its new location at the Bi-Hi Park. Continue reading →
The Nova Scotia Lung Association is sounding the alarm on vaping and e-cigarettes, claiming more and more youth are taking up the habit. Continue reading →
Atlantic provinces receive $2-million investment to develop an energy roadmap to access clean energy options Continue reading →
This is the Mooseheads’ 25th anniversary season and the 101st Memorial Cup Championship. Continue reading →
The construction site was quiet Wednesday, as the Department of Labour inspected the overnight incident and ruled the crane out of service while repairs are completed. Continue reading →
Former NHLer Theo Fleury was in Nova to share his deeply personal story of sexual abuse and addiction in a raw and straightforward talk with First Nations youth at the L’nu Sipuk Kina’muokuom School Continue reading →
Hundreds of people were out on the ice of Chemong Lake in Ennismore Saturday to take part in the OFAH Family Ice Fishing Day Continue reading →
A group of concerned citizens gathered in Port Hope Friday morning to protest the changes the PC government made to the Ontario Autism Program Continue reading →
Council approves a move to list an additional 37 properties on the Heritage Registrar despite lack of community consultation. Continue reading →
Peterborough couple build backard curling rink, will host charity bonspiel Continue reading →
Peterborough Public Health is warning the public and drug users that the blue heroin is contaminated with toxic substances and can lead to death. Continue reading →
A report set to be presented to city council recommends a one-year extension of the current licence agreement with the board of the Saturday farmers market. Continue reading →