Jen Royle

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Jen Royle
Jennifer Royle in 2009.jpg
Royle in 2009.
Born Jennifer L. Royle
(1974-09-03) September 3, 1974 (age 44)[1]
Mansfield, Massachusetts,[2] United States
Residence Boston
Nationality American
Education Mansfield High School,
Salve Regina University,
Cambridge School of Culinary Arts
Occupation Chef

Jennifer L. "Jen" Royle (born September 3, 1974[1] in Mansfield, Massachusetts, United States) is a former American sports reporter and writer who is best known for working for the YES Network as a New York-based reporter for the MLB New York Yankees baseball team from 2003-2006.[3] She also was a contestant on ABC's The Taste and Food Network's Beat Bobby Flay.

Early life and education[edit]

Royle is a native of Mansfield, Massachusetts. Born to Francis K. "Frank" Royle (1945-2006) and Dianne (Borriello) Royle.[4] She attended Mansfield High School in Mansfield, Massachusetts and graduated in 1992. Later that year, she attended Salve Regina University and graduated in 1996 with a Bachelor's degree.[3]


Royle in 2011 on Opening Day between Baltimore Orioles and the Detroit Tigers.

In 2003, her career began when she was hired as a clubhouse reporter by the YES Network where she would be a regular broadcaster to the New York Yankees before departing in 2006. Her very first interview was at a locker room at the old Yankee Stadium, where she would ask players questions after the game between the Yankees and the Red Sox.[5] After three years working at YES, she worked for the MLB Advanced Media, providing coverage from the New York Yankees clubhouse – regular season and postseason games. Conducted exclusive one-on-one on-camera interviews with various Yankees & MLB players, managers and coaches.[3] In May 2008, she joined XM Satellite Radio where she would be reporting two New York City baseball teams such as the New York Yankees and the New York Mets before leaving in 2009.[3] A year later, she joined MASN, a Baltimore/Washington D.C. based regional sports network for broadcasting the Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals.[3] She would moved on to CBS Radio where she would be a beat reporter/radio co-host for the Baltimore Orioles and Baltimore Ravens, which is called "The Fan" on 105.7 in Baltimore, Maryland.[3] A year prior, she would work for the SB Nation as an MLB Columnist in 5 months before leaving in 2012.[3] Next year later, she would joined WEEI-FM, a radio station based in Lawrence, Massachusetts, where she served as radio talk show host.[3] Same year later, she joined the Boston Herald, serving as a news reporter for covering the Boston Celtics, Boston Red Sox, Boston Bruins and the New England Patriots.[3]

Personal life[edit]

She has two brothers.[4] Royle father's died in 2006 due to complications of lung cancer.[6]


  1. ^ a b Cohen, Jay (3 September 2016). "Happy birthday @Jen_Royle!!! Hope you have an amazing day". Jen Royle.; reply: Royle, Jen (30 July 2017). "I think that's a compliment given the fact that I'm 42!!!!". External link in |title= (help)
  2. ^ "Jen Royle - Boston Herald".
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  4. ^ a b "Francis K. "Frank" Royle Obituary - Mansfield MA - Sherman & Jackson Funeral Home".
  5. ^ "Boston-Based Sports Reporter Jen Royle Takes on 'The Taste'". 1 January 2015.
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