WSKG goes into the home of local singer songwriter Kaitlyn Jackson in Norwich, NY, from where she shares her experience in the cultural phenomenon and TV show “American Idol”, season 13. Kaitlyn was only 15-years-old when she won a “dream ticket” to Hollywood, Disney World’s American Idol Experience at Hollywood Studios. She describes the moment as an experience she would not trade for the world.
Kaitlyn has opened for major country artists such as Kristian Bush, Cole Swindell, Daryle Singletary, Joe Nichols, Jamie O’Neal, Ty Herndon, Josh Gracin, Bryan White, Andy Griggs, Mark Wills, Jeff Bates, & Trent Willmon. Kaitlyn has also opened for Pop artists such as Melinda Doolittle and The Veronicas. In addition, Kaitlyn was privileged to sing with Kenny Rogers and Linda Davis during one of Kenny’s Christmas shows.
In this segment, she also reveals the story about the song she wrote to her grandfather in Nashville, before he died of a heart attack.
She describes her hometown of Norwich as very supportive throughout her singing career.