Jay Crawford Bio-Wiki
Jay Crawford is an American Emmy Award-winning news and sports anchor working for WKYC-TV in Cleveland, Ohio serving as an anchor. He joined the station in 2019 after working for ESPN SportsCenter.
Jay Crawford Age
Crawford is 58 years old as of 2023. He was born on July 4, 1965, in Sandusky, Ohio, United States. Crawford celebrates his birthday on the 4th of July every year.
Jay Crawford Height
Jay stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Facts About Jay Crawford
- Full Name: Jay Crawford
- Popular As: Jay
- Occupation: News and sports anchor
- Age: 58 years old as of 2024
- Birthday: July 4
- Height: 5 feet 8 inches
- Weight: Not Available
- Parents: Not Available
- Siblings: Not Available
- Wife: Tracy
- Children: Not Available
- Net Worth: $1 Million – $5 Million
Jay Crawford Family
Crawford was born in Sandusky, Ohio, United States. Information regarding his parents and siblings is under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Jay Crawford Wife
Crawford is married to wife, Tracy. They tied the knot on December 26, 1987, and reside in Chagrin Falls. On November 19, 2019, Tracy joined the LunchBreak crew where she showed them how to make her delicious holiday dish sweet potato souffle. Crawford and Tracy are proud parents of their two kids a son Corey Crawford and a daughter Kirstyn Crawford. Corey is a former Big Ten long-jump champion at Rutgers who missed slightly making the 2016 Rio Games and Kirstyn works for Good Morning America serving as a reporter and anchor. In addition to that, he has a granddaughter namely Hayes.
Jay Crawford Daughter
Crawford has a daughter Kirstyn Crawford who works for Good Morning America as a reporter and anchor. She is married to Joe Toohey, they engaged in 2016. The two are proud parents of their precious daughter. Joe on the other side is a journalist working at FOX 8 News anchoring 7 p.m. newscasts.
Jay Crawford Education
Crawford graduated from Perkins High School in Sandusky, Ohio in 1983 with a Diploma in General Education. From there, he joined Bowling Green State University to further his education. After completing his studies there, he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Radio, Television, and Film in 1987.
Jay Crawford Career
Crawford Emmy Award-winning news and sports anchor serving at WKYC-TV in Cleveland, Ohio. Before joining the WKYC team, he hosted the Little League World Series and anchored ESPN’s SportsCenter. In addition to that, he was a guest host on NFL Live. He spent 15 years living in the northeast and covering sports at the network level and he is thrilled to be working in Cleveland and covering the community.
His broadcasting career job began in Hazard, Kentucky working at WYMT-TV. While there, he served as the Sports Director and later he moved to Hartford, Connecticut where he worked for WTIC-TV as the Weekend Sports Anchor. After working there for some time, he headed back to his home town Ohio to work for WBNS-TV in Columbus. In the course of his working time there, he helped to launch Wall to Wall Sports, a 30-minute sports show still on the air today.
His career also took him to Tampa, Florida where he worked for WFTS-TV as a Sports Director. He launched his popular show Cold Pizza in 2003, the show became ESPN’s First Take in 2007. Within five years, he was on to the SportsCenter division to host the midday program where he remained until 2017. In addition to that, he contributed time to the Special Olympics and has been a Children’s Miracle Network host.
Jay Crawford Awards
Crawford has won several awards, honors, and nominations throughout his broadcasting career. He won four regional Emmy Awards, three Society of Professional Journalists Best Sports Program Awards, and the Best Sportscaster Award from the Kentucky Associated Press. During his time working for WFTS-TV in Tampa, Florida, he won numerous awards for best sportscast, best sports special, and outstanding sports operation.
Jay Crawford Salary
Being one of the top news and sports anchors for WKYC-TV, Crawford earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Jay Crawford’s Net Worth
Crawford has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a news and sports anchor.