The death of the news anchor is confirmed by her colleague at WFTV Nancy Alvarez. Nancy mentioned the tragic news on Facebook.
Angela was suffering from metastatic breast cancer for years, she was getting treated and working at the same time. she could not survive cancer and Angela left the world.
“She fought a valiant, dignified fight against breast cancer often masking difficult moments behind her brave, radiant smile,” former WFTV anchor Nancy Alvarez shared the strong character Angela on Facebook.
Another friend and former colleague of Angela, Shannon butler shared the intimate pain Angela was going through.
“I never really asked Angela what she would want me to say about her death. And I realized that’s because she never talked about the ‘what if’. She only talked about her diagnosis so it would help “
“fiercely loyal to her family and her friends”
“someone else and only talked about life, because she just wanted to live it.”
Another Anchor Greg Warmoth told how much she loved God.
“had a strong faith in God, and heaven, and I believe in my heart that she is in heaven now and clearly not in pain.”
Angela Jacobs was an award-winning Anchor:
Angela was an Emmy award winner Anchor:
Jacobs won an Emmy award while she spent 9 career years at WTSP in Tampa Bay. she used to Host sports shows on the same channel.
She covered the biggest sporting events like the super bowl, world series, and natural calamities.
Jacobs did shows to support breast cancer survivors:
Jacobs did a 30 minutes special show on her cancer treatment in 2020. Jacobs, Alvarez, and Venessa of them worked to raise awareness about breast cancer and helped people to understand the disease and its pain.
She co-hosted “hope and healing” a special based on breast cancer.
“Angela’s circle was small but mighty. She was a beloved daughter, sister, aunt, friend, partner, and mama to her dog, Minka, who she doted on and adored. Forever young, forever beautiful,” Alvarez said.