Marisa Jacques is the sports direct for Spectrum News began her career as a production assistant for NBC Sports. She joined our station in 2002 as an associate producer and worked her way up to the senior producer position for the morning show. During that time, she pursued her passion by working the sidelines for sports events as was on the sidelines at the Carrier Dome in 2005 when the Amsterdam Rugged Rams captured a state title in football. She has had in-depth interviews with Giants running back Tiki Barber, Tennis Hall of Famer Jim Courier, and horsebreeder/actor David Cassidy.

Marisa was born and raised in Troy. She's a graduate of Union College and while there, helped lead that softball team to a New York State Division III Championship, becoming team captain the following year.

Marisa is very close with her family and is happy to be working in the Capital Region.

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