Jessica Kartalija co-anchors the Eyewitness News at noon on WJZ in Baltimore. She also covers local news stories for the station as a general assignment field reporter.
Kartalija joined the Eyewitness News team in 2006. Prior to that, she worked at Fox stations KASA-TV and KOB-TV in Albuquerque, N.M. She has also been an anchor and reporter at KYMA-TV in Yuma, Ariz., where she received a first-place award from the Associated Press for a hard news feature. Kartalija graduated from Pennsylvania State University, majoring in broadcast journalism and minoring in Spanish. She completed a semester abroad in Seville, Spain, and became fluent in the language.
Jessica Kartalija, anchor/reporter