Jay Harris Biography
Jay Harris is an American sports anchor who is currently working at ESPN. He serves as the Sports Center morning co-anchor from Sunday to Monday alongside Hannah Storm. In addition, he joined the ESPN team in February 2003. Furthermore, he also served as the anchor of the Monday edition of SportsCenter which airs at noon, especially during the NFL season.
Jay Harris Career
Previously, he worked at WPGH-TV in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where he served as a news anchor and reporter. He has worked in both television and radio for more than three decades. During his time, he has worked at; WAMO-FM and national news at American Urban Radio Networks where he served as a morning news anchor, and outside sports he has worked at the trapped coal miners near Pittsburgh, and, while in Virginia, the fatal USS Iowa battleship explosion.
Norfolk, Virginia is his native home. He attended Old Dominion University where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in speech communication. Furthermore, he was honored by Old Dominion University in 2003, with a Distinguished Alumni Award. In addition, he served as the keynote speaker for Old Dominion’s 100th commencement ceremony in 2004.
In addition, in 2004 and 2005, he was part of SportsCenter’s Sports Emmy-winning efforts prior to also being a beneficiary of the New York Festival Award the Silver World Medal, the Pittsburgh Black Media Federation gave him the Robert L. Vann Award, and the Hampton Roads Black Media Professionals he was awarded an EXCEL Award. Furthermore, during his leisure time, he enjoys golfing and playing bass guitar.
Jay Harris Age
Harris was born on February 22, 1965, in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. He is 58 years old as of 2023, and he celebrates his birthday on the 22nd of February every year.
Jay Harris Height and Weight
Harris stands at a height of 6 feet 5 inches tall. However, his weight will be updated when available.
Jay Harris Family
Harris’ father is known as Karlin Kennedy while his mother is known as Erion Harris. He also has two younger brothers and a sister who he has not disclosed their names.
Jay Harris Wife and Children
Harris is married to Stephanie Prigmore and together the couple has been blessed with two children who they named Bryce and Tyra. He resides in Bristol, Connecticut with his family.
Jay Harris Net Worth
Harris has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which he has earned through his career as a sports anchor.
Jay Harris Salary
Harris earns an annual salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Jay Harris Social Media Platform
Harris is very active on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages and he has 916 followers on Twitter, 20k followers on Instagram, and 1k followers on Facebook.