Jerry Penacoli wiki, Jerry Penacoli Bio
Jerry Penacoli wiki: Jerry Penacoli born July 9, 1956, is an American actor and entertainment reporter, currently with the US syndicated magazine show Extra.
Jerry Penacoli Reporting career
Before going national, Jerry Penacoli served as a newscaster and talk show host in several markets starting in Jacksonville, Florida, then WTVJ in Miami, where Jerry served as host of PM Magazine in the early 1980s, and then Philadelphia. Jerry Penacoli was an evening news anchor for the Philadelphia TV station KYW-TV (an NBC affiliate at the time) from the mid-1980s until Jerry Penacoli moved to New York City in 1990. Jerry Penacoli later relocated to Hollywood in 1992.
Jerry Penacoli worked on the tabloid show Hard Copy from 1996 to 1999. Jerry Penacoli also served as the first male host of Lifetime’s “Attitudes” with Linda Dano. Prior to Warner Brothers, his broadcasting career included stints at E! Entertainment Television, where Jerry Penacoli hosted the entertainment network’s live coverage of premieres and events, and Paramount Television. Jerry Penacoli also co-hosted Richard Simmons’ Dream Maker with Richard Simmons and Kat Carney in Fall 1999. As of February 4, 2013, Jerry Penacoli‘s been a co-host on the syndicated morning television program “Daytime” out of Tampa, Florida, which is seen in more than 130 U.S. markets.
Jerry Penacoli Acting career
His credits include several daytime soaps as principal characters and guest-starring roles on numerous sitcoms and dramas as well as film roles, including Woman on Top with Penélope Cruz and Galaxy Quest with Tim Allen and Sigourney Weaver.
Jerry Penacoli was a special guest as the host of The Scoop in an episode of Williams Street’s Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!.
Jerry Penacoli Personal life
Jerry Penacoli was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and grew up in the Marlton section of Evesham Township, New Jersey. Jerry Penacoli attended grade school at St. Joan of Arc grade school in Marlton and high school at Holy Cross High School in Delran Township, New Jersey. Jerry Penacoli resides in the Tampa Bay area of Florida and is an artist in his spare time. In 2011, Penacoli revealed on Extra that Jerry Penacoli has diagnosed with stage three melanoma, resulting in surgery and protracted hospitalization. Jerry Penacoli was also diagnosed with early-stage thyroid cancer at that time. Jerry Penacoli later announced to viewers that he had been declared cancer-free. In 2016, Jerry successfully underwent open heart surgery.