Jane Slater (NFL) Wiki Biography
Jane Slater was born in Rowlett, Texas USA, on 7 November 1980, so under the zodiac sign of Scorpio and holding American nationality – she is popular through her career as a reporter, particularly for the ESPN network.
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Childhood and education
Jane grew up with her brother and sister in Texas, but hasn’t talked much about them or her parents as she respects their privacy – they divorced when she was still very young, but both of them were very responsible when it comes to their children.
Jane grew up wanting to become a reporter, as she was watching all those reporters on TV, and plus her interest in sports, led to her wanting to become a sportscaster. She was very sociable during her teenage years, and had many friends at high school – she was unique in a way, as only one of the people she knew wanted to become a sportscaster as well.
After she matriculating, Jane enrolled at the University of Texas at Austin, and graduated with a dual bachelor of arts degree in journalism and government in 2004.
Career of a reporter
Jane launched her career as soon as she graduated, working for the KRLD News Radio 1080 as their sales executive, and was part of their team until May 2004. It took her two months to find a new job, when she started working for the KYTX CBS19 station in Longview, Texas as their reporter – it was the first reporting job for Jane, which helped her learn a lot about the work of a reporter, and it can be said that this position launched her career.
She left the station in November 2006 after more than two years, and began working for the KMGH-TV in Denver, Colorado as their reporter.
She enjoyed working for this station, and was part of the team for over four years, until the end of December 2010. In December 2009, she started working for CBS11 as their reporter as well, and was simultaneously working for both stations for an entire year.
CBS11 hired her as their sports anchor and reporter in October 2013, which was her first job in this field – she stayed with them for a year before landing her dream job of a studio host and a reporter for Longhorn Network on ESPN.
Jane has been part of the ESPN network ever since, and has stated that her dreams had come true at that moment – she has been part of the team for nearly five years now, and it doesn’t appear that she is planning on moving anywhere else, especially as she is also simultaneously working for the NFL Network as a reporter.
Entertainment and Sports Programming Network (ESPN) is a US pay TV sports channel, owned by a shared company of The Walt Disney Company and Hearst Communications called ESPN Incorporated – the company was launched in 1979 by Bill Rasmussen, his son Scott Rasmussen, and friend Ed Egan.
The channel’s offices are located in Bristol, Connecticut while they also broadcast from their offices around the US including Miami, New York City, Seattle and Los Angeles. There are a lot of controversies surrounding the station, but the people consider it to be normal as the station is one of the most successful sports networks in the US, and goes by the slogan ‘The worldwide leader in sports’.
According to the results from the beginning of 2016, ESPN was watched in over 90 million homes in the US – it was reported that it lost around one and a half million viewers by mid-2017. The channel is also watched in over 200 countries, such as Australia, Brazil, UK, and Germany.
Love life and relationships
Jane is very secretive when it comes to her love life, but she has occasionally mentioned details regarding her personal matters on her Twitter account. In May 2013, Jane stated that she had found her other half, but didn’t share any details of the mysterious man – two years later, at the beginning of 2015, she tweeted about just sitting in her car for 30 minutes while listening to music with her boyfriend. It is not known whether or not it was the same man in question, but her fans believe it to be so.
On 22 February 2015, Jane tweeted about a man whose name is Jared, and addressed him as her husband – it is not known whether or not Jane was joking or she was serious, but she appears to be married to a man named Jared, while apparently the two don’t have any children together.
Jane’s hobbies and other interests
Jane is very passionate about sports, and she seems to know more about them than most men, as this is obviously very important for her job of a sports reporter. She likes to be mentally healthy as well as physically, and is therefore very fond of doing yoga and meditating.
Although she doesn’t usually get a lot of free time, she uses it to watch movies on Netflix while eating popcorn, and enjoys comedies and romantic movies the most. She also likes to read, and her favorite book is “The Red Tent” by Anita Diamant. Although she likes being alone when she has free time, she also enjoys spending time with her friends and family. Jane also plays golf, and often with her friends from work.
Jane is not a cosplayer, but she likes to dress up for Halloween – not a single Halloween passed without her having a good costume and great make-up.
— Jane Slater (@SlaterNFL) January 24, 2020
She loves all animals, but doesn’t have a pet dog even, as she doesn’t have enough time to take good care of it.
Her role model
Jane has stated that her grandfather named Ray Shockley is her biggest inspiration, as he grew up with both of his parents being deaf. He was raised alongside his brother, never managed to graduate from college, however, that did not stop him from becoming the president of Wolf Brand Chili, and then made it the official bowl of Texas. He was the one to insist that Jane went to college and got her degree, and was there to support her both emotionally and financially during those tough years.
As Jane stated herself – ‘he taught me the importance of chasing your dreams, and never taking ‘no’ for an answer’.
Appearance and net worth
Jane is currently 38 years old. She has long blonde hair and brown eyes, is six feet tall (1.67m), and weighs around 130lbs (59kgs). According to authoritative sources, as of early 2020 her net worth is estimated to be more than $400,000, and is steadily rising thanks to her career of a reporter.
Social media presence
Jane is quite active on several popular social media platforms, as this is very important for her career – she launched her Twitter account in June 2011, and also has her Instagram account onto which she’s uploaded more than 330 pictures– she is also running a Facebook page which is currently followed by nearly 800 fans.