Jack Shea


Jack has been a general assignment reporter at Fox 8 since 1995.

In 2009, Jack Shea received an Emmy Award for Fox 8's live coverage of the Cuyahoga County Government corruption raids.

Among other honors he has received, first place in the country from the National Headliners Awards, for leading Fox 8's coverage of the Huron County
"Kids in Cages" Story.

Jack has received a number of other awards during his career, including two WICI Crystal Awards for his coverage of the impact of NAFTA in Mexico and the U.S., and a series on illegal political fundraisers.

Jack is a native of Kansas City, Missouri. He attended the University of Toledo, where he was President and Prudential of Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity.

Jack recently fulfilled a lifelong dream by making a pilgrimage to County Kerry Ireland, the homeland of his grandfather before he immigrated to America.

Jack and his family live in Avon Lake.

Recent Articles

  • I-Team: Doctor Accused of Writing Fake Prescriptions

    Posted on: 5:27 pm, April 16, 2014, by , updated on: 06:26pm, April 16, 2014

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — A prominent psychiatrist was arraigned Wednesday morning on several drug charges after accusations of writing fake prescriptions....
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  • Family Files Lawsuit After Toddler’s Deadly Fall Out Apt. Window

    Posted on: 5:34 pm, April 8, 2014, by

    EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio– The family of a two-year-old boy, who died in January after falling from the window of a...
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  • Sportscaster Tony Rizzo Agrees to Plea Deal

    Posted on: 11:02 am, March 27, 2014, by and , updated on: 12:07pm, March 27, 2014

    Longtime Cleveland sports personality and talk show host Tony Rizzo appeared in Medina Municipal Court Thursday where his attorneys and Medina city prosecutors made a plea deal.
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    (Tony Rizzo appears in Medina Municipal Court on March 27, 2014)
  • I-Team: Diabetic Driver Taser Investigation

    Posted on: 6:20 pm, March 26, 2014, by

    A FOX 8 I-Team investigation into the police tasering of a diabetic driver following a pursuit in Portage County. Our...
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  • Unusual Move Lands Dimora in California Prison

    Posted on: 8:07 am, March 25, 2014, by , and , updated on: 01:41pm, March 25, 2014

    VICTORVILLE, Ca. — Former Cuyahoga County commissioner and notorious county corruption player Jimmy Dimora has been moved to a new...
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    (Jimmy Dimora mug shot taken 8/21/2013; Cuyahoga County Jail)
  • Dimora Appeal: Prosecutors, Attorneys Square Off in Court

    Posted on: 11:15 pm, March 12, 2014, by

    CINCINNATI, Ohio–Federal prosecutors and attorneys for former Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora squared off again in a courtroom on Wednesday,...
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  • Ethics Reports at Heart of Dimora Appeal

    Posted on: 12:52 pm, March 11, 2014, by

    CINCINNATI — The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments on Wednesday in the appeal filed on behalf of...
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  • Councilman Zack Reed Wants Chief Wahoo Logo Gone

    Posted on: 4:25 pm, March 5, 2014, by

    CLEVELAND– After a long, cold winter, Cleveland fans are looking forward to the return of Indians baseball, but if Cleveland...
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  • Leaking Tire Leads to Drug Discovery in Spare

    Posted on: 6:22 pm, March 4, 2014, by

    AMHERST, Ohio–Detectives with the Lorain County Drug Task Force say smugglers keep coming up with ingenious ways to sneak contraband...
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  • Cop Killer to be Sentenced in Rape, Kidnapping Case

    Posted on: 7:53 am, February 28, 2014, by and

    CLEVELAND —A notorious cop killer found guilty of rape and kidnapping in a separate case was scheduled to be sentenced...
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    (Quisi Bryan in court on Feb. 24, 2014)
  • Quisi Bryan Found Guilty of Kidnapping, Rape

    Posted on: 12:12 pm, February 27, 2014, by , updated on: 01:19pm, February 27, 2014

    CLEVELAND — A jury has found notorious cop killer Quisi Bryan guilty of kidnapping and rape, in connection with a...
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  • Man Who Killed Officer Comes Face-to-Face with Rape Victim

    Posted on: 11:33 pm, February 25, 2014, by

    CLEVELAND, Ohio– Notorious cop killer Quisi Bryan is standing trial for a rape committed in 1994, and on Tuesday, he...
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