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Bestselling Author And First Coast Resident Brenda Jackson On Her Career

Brenda Jackson

A New York Times bestselling author with more than 100 romance novels to her credit, Brenda Jackson is a lifelong resident of the First Coast, and a trailblazer.

She’s the first African-American author to publish a book under the Harlequin line, and the first African-American writer to top the nation’s bestseller lists for romance.

Brenda Jackson joined Melissa Ross for more on her amazing literary career.

You can follow Melissa Ross on Twitter @MelissainJax.

Melissa Ross joined WJCT in 2009 with 20 years of experience in broadcasting, including stints in Cincinnati, Chicago, Orlando and Jacksonville. During her career as a television and radio news anchor and reporter, Melissa has won four regional Emmys for news and feature reporting.