Jay Crawford Biography
Jay Crawford is an American Four-time Emmy award-winning journalist, working for WKYC serving as an anchor. He has been working with the station since 2019. Prior to joining WKYC Jay was working as the host of the Little League World Series.
Jay Crawford Career
Crawford works for WKYC where he serves as an anchor. Prior to joining WKYC, Jay anchored ESPN’s SportsCenter, he also hosted the little league world series and was also a guest host on NFL Live. While at the station he was on the SportsCenter division and hosted the midday program until 2017. Moreover, he also launched his famous show called “Cold Pizza” which later became ESPN’s First Take in 2007.
Before that. Crawford served as a sports director for WFTS-TV in Tampa, Florida. While there, Jay obtained numerous awards for best sportscast, best sports special, and outstanding sports operation. Previously, Jay worked at WBNS-TV in Columbus, where he helped launch wall-to-wall sports. Which is a 30-minute sports show that is still aired up to date.
Moreover, he had spent some time working at WTIC-TV in Hartford, Connecticut serving as a Weekend Sports anchor. Jay began his broadcasting career at WYNT-TV in Hazard, Kentucky where he served as a sports Director. Moreover, Jay has attained certain professional achievements. He won three societies of professional journalists’ Best Sports Program Awards.
Additionally, Jay won four regional Emmy awards for the best sportscaster Award from the Kentucky Associated Press. In addition, he has also contributed time to the Special Olympics as well as being a host for the children’s miracle Network. Furthermore, Crawford graduated from Green State University in 1987 with a bachelor’s degree in Radio, Television, and Film.
Jay Crawford Age
Crawford is 57 years old as of 2022. He was born on July 4, 1965, in Ohio, USA.
Jay Crawford Height
Crawford stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.
Jay Crawford Family
Crawford has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if he has any siblings.
Jay Crawford’s Wife
Crawford is married to Tracy, they tied the knot on December 26, 1987. Th couple has been blessed with two children. A son named Corey Crawford, a former Big Ten long-jump champion at Rutgers who missed slightly making the 2016 Rio Games. But he was giving his all for Tokyo and hopeful of his chances at making Team USA. He also had a daughter called Kirstyn Crawford. Who works for Good Morning America serving as an anchor and a producer.
Jay Crawford’s Net Worth
Crawford has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being an anchor.
Jay Crawford Salary
He earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Jay Crawford WKYC
Crawford is working at WKYC where he works alongside other famous anchors and reporters including;
- Laura Caso
- Jim Donovan
- Betsy Kling
- Maureen Kyle
- Dave Chudowsky
- Danielle Wiggins
- Hollie Strano
- Matt Wintz
- Jason Mikell