Jay Cashmere Biography
Jay Cashmere is an American Emmy award-winning anchor who is currently working at WPTV. He joined the station in 2001, and since then he has served as an anchor and a reporter. Currently, he serves as the anchor of the 5:30 p.m on WPTV, The Now at 6:30 p.m. Additionally, he serves as an anchor on WFLX Fox 29 airing the 10 pm newscast.
Jay Cashmere Age
Cashmere likes to keep his personal life private hence he has not yet disclosed the date, month, or year he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday.
Jay Cashmere Height
Cashmere stands at an average height. However, his exact height is not yet disclosed but will be updated as soon as his body measurements are available.
Jay Cashmere Family
Cashmere has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Cashmere has any siblings.
Jay Cashmere Wife
Cashmere is married to Kelly Hafferly. They met in 2008, at Food and Wine Festival. Together the couple has been blessed with two children; a daughter who was born in 2014, called Ella, and a son named Cruz who was born in 2012.
Jay Cashmere Net Worth
Cashmere has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as an anchor and reporter.
Jay Cashmere Salary
Cashmere earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Jay Cashmere Career
He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and later on he was raised in Folsom, Louisiana. For his education, he attended the University of Alabama where he graduated in 1997, with a degree in Broadcasting and minors in English and Geography.
His television career began in 1998, at WJRD (PAX) in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Later on, he worked at WTOC (CBS) in Savannah, Georgia from 1999 to 2001. After he stopped working at WTOC was when he joined WPTV (NBC) WPB in Florida from 2002 to date.
In his career as a journalist, he has won man Associated Press awards together with fourteen nominations for Emmy awards which most of which he earned because of his stories that focused on ocean conservation and the environment.
For his story on the Wounded Warriors, he won a Suncoast Emmy in December 2008. This story was shot on location in Bonaire in August of 2007 highlighting a group of single and double amputee soldiers who were diving for the first time since returning from war.
In his career, he has covered a wide range of stories including; taking a ride in 2000, with the Blue Angels in preparation for a South Carolina air show. Hours after the disastrous earthquake in January 2010, he was one of the first reporters to hit the road in Haiti hours. Additionally, in the same year when the devastating Gulf oil spill, he was on the white sand beaches of the Florida panhandle. Furthermore, he did cover extensively the 2004 and 2005 hurricanes in South Florida. Prior to covering the most personal story of his career when e traveled back home to assist his family in digging out and recovering after Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005.
During his free time, he enjoys surfing, biking, swimming, running, and being a father. He also does enjoy watching Alabama football on Saturdays as he is a proud graduate of the University. Since 2013, he has completed many triathlons including the Turtleman triathlons in Jupiter, and the Loggerhead Sprint, and he also loves training with the local tri-athletes. Additionally, he attended many events including charitable events while working closely with; Humane Society of the Treasure Coast, Palm Beach County’s Business Development Board, Forgotten Soldiers Outreach, and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Furthermore, he has been involved with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Palm Beach County, the Palm Beach County Food and Wine Festival where he met his wife, and the South Florida Fair.
Jay Cashmere WPTV
Cashmere is currently working at WPTV where he works alongside other famous WPTV anchors and reporters including;
- Keli Ferguson
- James Wieland
- Kate Wentzel
- Steve Villanueva
- Kahtia Hall
- Steve Weagle
- Jon Shainman
- Tania Rogers
- Tory Dunnan
- Erica Rakow
- Shannon Cake
- Hollani Davis
- Chris Gilmore
- Mike Trim
- Ashleigh Walters
- Michael Williams
- Kelly Dunn
Jay Cashmere Social Media Platforms
Cashmere is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 4k followers on Twitter, over 3k followers on Instagram, and over 6k followers on Facebook.