Jennifer Lewis-Hall is a dynamic and highly accomplished news anchor, producer, communications, and multimedia executive. Inducted into the Mid-Atlantic Emmy’s Silver Circle, Jennifer is a two-time Emmy-nominated broadcast journalist and Pennsylvania Broadcasters Award recipient committed to covering and raising awareness on complex issues that have nationwide implications, including healthcare, politics, and education.
Throughout her lengthy and distinguished career in broadcast journalism, Jennifer has worked with CNBC, WCBS, CNN, NBC, and BET and other major news organizations. She is currently an anchor, host, and producer for WPHL-17 in Philadelphia, where she covers stories on business, law, finance, medicine, and current affairs. She is a producer and host of Politics In Focus and In Focus which is a public affairs program that highlights political and community issues as diverse as the opioid epidemic, the gun violence crisis, medical innovation, global geopolitical events, and federal, state, and local-level legislation as well as nationally followed elections.
She is an anchor of news, a host and executive producer of primetime specials, and the Director of Community Affairs. Jennifer has covered many national figures during her media career. Passionate about helping people with their personal and professional growth, she is the author of Life’s a Journey—Not a Sprint and Life Changes: Using the Power of Change to Transform Your Life. Jennifer delivers workshops and conducts speaking engagements nationwide for various Fortune 500 and non-profit organizations, lending her expertise on matters relating to women’s health, community service, education, and workplace issues. She partnered with American Greetings to create her “Be Open to Grace” line of inspirational greeting cards and is an inspiring and engaging speaker. Jennifer had the honor of being a commencement speaker at her alma mater, Rutgers University’s Livingston College.
She is a past member of Rutgers University’s Board of Trustees and the Board of Directors of the Camden, New Jersey, campus. Jennifer has been inducted into the Rutgers African American Alumni Hall of Fame and the Douglass Society at Rutgers for outstanding commitment to the field of broadcast journalism. She is also the recipient of the Camden County Medal of Freedom, the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. Southern New Jersey Chapter Candace Communications Award, Union County (New Jersey) Club’s Professional Woman of the Year Award, the YMCA of New Jersey Minority Achiever Award, and numerous other accolades.
Jennifer has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Finance from Douglass College at Rutgers University and a Master of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. She resides in the Philadelphia area. Her latest writing project is a newly released children’s book based on her Caribbean heritage, “The Tale Of The Sly Mongoose: Bianca And The Anguilla Island Adventures.”