Who is Jay Crawford?
Jay Crawford is an American actor, television news and sports anchor for WKYC TV. He anchors 5 p.m. newscasts alongside Betsy Kling. Jay is best known for his tenure with ESPN which lasted for 16 years. He was dismissed from his role as Sportscenter host on April 24, 2017, as part of a wave of layoffs that also affected more than 100 ESPN employees.
Jay Crawford Age
Crawford is 57 years old as of 2022. He was born on July 4, 1965, in Sandusky, Ohio, United States.
Jay Crawford Height
Crawford stands at an average height of 6 feet 1 inch.
Jay Crawford Education
Crawford graduated in 1987 with a bachelor’s degree in Radio, Television, and Film from Bowling Green State University.
Jay Crawford Wife
The WKYC journalist married his wife, Tracy Robinson Crawford the same year he received his degree. They have been together in marriage for 35 years as of December 2022.
Jay Crawford Salary
Crawford earns an annual salary of $600,000. He works as a news and sports anchor for WKYC TV.
Jay Crawford’s Net Worth
Crawford has a net worth of $2 million as of December 2022. He has generated a sustainable livelihood from his career as an actor and television journalist.
Movies and TV Shows
– Cold Pizza
– 1st and 10
– First Take
– Rocky Balboa
– Buy Sell Kill: A Flea Market Story
– Roadside Memorial: Devi’s Face
Jay Crawford WKYC
Crawford is best known for his tenure at ESPN. He served as the regional sports director for WFTS-TV in Tampa, Florida, from 1998 to 2003 before joining ESPN. He previously served in a similar role at Columbus, Ohio’s WBNS-TV from 1993 until 1998.
On May 21, it was revealed through Twitter that, effective July 2012, Crawford and Chris Mckendry will co-anchor SportsCenter at noon in place of John Buccigross, who will switch to the 11:00 pm time slot. He presented a few horse racing telecasts for ESPN in 2004.
Crawford was named the 5 p.m. news anchor by WKYC on May 28, 2019, when it began airing in January 2020. His noontime talk show, Lunch Break with Jay Crawford, debuted for the station in October 2019. He joined chief meteorologist Betsy Kling as Channel 3’s 5 p.m. news anchor in January 2020.
Jay Crawford Socials
Does Jay from WKYC Have Two Different Colored Eyes?
Yes! Jay has two different colored eyes. He has heterochromia iridium, a condition that causes one eye to have a different color than the other. He confirmed this on the WKYC website on October 3, 2019.
How Many Kids Does Jay Have?
Jay and his wife exchanged their vows on December 26, 1987. They have two children together, a son and a daughter. Their son is a professional long jumper who trains at the Olympic Training Center for track and field in Chula Vista, California. Their daughter ended up on television just like her dad. As of December 2022, she works as a producer for George Stephanopoulos.
Where Did Crawford Go to College?
Crawford was a student at Bowling Green State University.