Who is Taylor Rooks?
Taylor Rooks is an American sports journalist and broadcaster. In her capacity, she makes regular appearances on Thursday Night Football, Bleacher Report, and Turner Sports.
She worked as a host, reporter, and correspondent for SportsNet New York prior to joining the Turner networks. She was employed by the Big Ten Network before joining the New York Market.
Taylor made appearances on Women’s Sports Report, BTN Live, and BTN Football Pregame. She covered the 2016–2017 football season for CBS Sports Network as a sideline reporter.
She worked as a football and basketball recruiting reporter for scout.com before joining SNY, CBS, and BTN. Taylor appears on-air on important occasions like the Big Ten Football Championship.
Taylor stands at an average height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m).
Taylor Rooks Age
Rooks is 30 years old. She was born on May 22, 1992, in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Taylor Rooks Parents
Taylor was born to Stephanie and Thomas Rooks. Most of her family members are sports personalities. For instance, her father, Thomas is the leading rusher for the Illinois Fighting Illini.
Her brother, Ryan is a former cheerleader at the University of Georgia and also a former swimmer. Her niece, Lou Brock is a former NFL player for the Pittsburgh Steelers and New Orleans Saints.
Taylor Rooks Education
Rooks made the decision to attend the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and major in broadcast journalism in order to follow in the footsteps of her parents.
While attending the University of Illinois, she worked for Scout.com and covered and broke news about national football and basketball recruitment.
Taylor Rooks Husband
Rooks is not married at the moment. However, it is understood that she is currently in a relationship with Jesse Williams. Keep hovering because we shall give more details as soon as the couple ties the knot.
Taylor Rooks’ Career As a Sportscaster
Taylor worked as an intern for the PGA Tour, Comcast SportsNet Chicago, and Fox Sports/Scout.com throughout her time in college.
During her tenure at Champaign, she was the recipient of multiple scholarships and contributed to the growth of female interest in radio. From August 2012 until May 2014, Rooks covered Illinois basketball and football for scout.com.
She gained national attention for her articles and viewpoints on the game, particularly in regard to recruitment. She plays a wide range of roles, one of which is to engage with followers and display their social media subjects.
Throughout the season, Rooks often travels for television appearances and regularly comments on Big Ten games. She co-hosts the Women’s Sports Report, alongside Lisa Byington which covers all women’s sports in the Big Ten.
Rooks joined SportsNet New York in August 2016 and immediately took on the roles of host, reporter, and anchor. She is also a sideline reporter for CBS Sports Network for the 2016-2017 college football season.
Taylor Rooks Salary
Taylor earns an average salary of $83,738. She makes regular appearances on Thursday Night Football, Bleacher Report, and Turner Sports.
Taylor Rooks Net Worth
Rooks has an estimated net worth of $1 million. She generates her income from her career as a journalist.