Jane Slater (sportscaster)

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Jane Slater
BornNovember 7, 1980
Alma materUniversity of Texas
OccupationSports Journalist
EmployerNFL Network

Jane Slater (born November 7, 1980) is an NFL Reporter based in Dallas, Texas covering the Dallas Cowboys and she is a sideline report for CBS Sports. She also covered the New Orleans Saints and the Tennessee Titans as well.[1] She has made appearances on NFL Network and Fox Sports 1 programs including filling-in for Kay Adams (sports personality) on Good Morning Football.

Early life and education[edit]

Slater is from Rowlett, Texas.[2] Her grandfather, Ray Shockley was the president of Wolf Brand Chili and later made it the official bowl of Texas.[3] She graduated from Rowlett High School in 1999 and graduated from the University of Texas in 2004 double majoring in Journalism and Government.

Career[edit]

Prior to joining NFL Network in 2016, Slater worked for ESPN as an anchor and sideline reporter for the Longhorn Network. She also worked on the College World Series and college football bowl games for ESPN and the SEC Network.[4] She spent eight years covering news before turning her attention to covering sports which included co-hosting a radio talk show "Elf and Slater" for a year on KRLD-FM 105.3 the fan in Dallas.[5] Also she covered Dallas sports teams for WFAA and KTVT.[6]

Personal[edit]

When commenting on the Peloton Ad controversy on Twitter, she said that she got a Fitbit for Christmas from an ex-boyfriend which ended up being sync up to his. She said she liked it until he was unaccounted for at 4 AM and his activity levels were spiking.[7] She got backlash for posting an unpaid sports media opportunity on Twitter. She later posted she had three unpaid internships and had a job while at school.[8] She's a golf aficionado.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matt Hladik. "Q&A With NFL Network's Jane Slater On Dak & Romo, Interviewing T.O., Zoom Journalism Class, Golf & More". thespun.com. Retrieved 5 May 2021.
  2. ^ Todd Davis. "KTVT reporter, former The Fan host Jane Slater joins Longhorn Network". dallasnews.com. Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  3. ^ Susan Landry. "Off Camera with Jane Slater". espnfrontrow.com. Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  4. ^ "Jane Slater's Bio". nfl.com. Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  5. ^ Mark Elfenbein. "Elf Welcomes His New Co-Host Jane Slater". dfw.cbslocal.com. Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  6. ^ "Reporters Jane Slater and Courtney Fallon Join NFL Media". nflcommunications.com. Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  7. ^ Emily Shiffer. "NFL Reporter Jane Slater Caught Her Boyfriend Cheating On Her Because Of His Fitbit". womenshealthmag.com. Retrieved 27 February 2020.
  8. ^ Alex Reimer. "The Problem With Unpaid Internships In Sports Media". forbes.com. Retrieved 5 May 2021.
  9. ^ Matt Hladik. "Q&A With NFL Network's Jane Slater On Dak & Romo, Interviewing T.O., Zoom Journalism Class, Golf & More". thespun.com. Retrieved 5 May 2021.

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