Jim Gray Biography
Jim Gray is an American journalist, sportscaster, reporter, commentator, and interviewer who works for Showtime, Fox, and Westwood One Radio Network since 2019. Jim has previously worked for ESPN, NBC Sports, and CBS Sports. Jim has worked as a journalist, reporter, and producer of sports documentaries in addition to being a sportscaster. Jim attended the University of Wisconsin at Madison in the late 1940s where he graduated with a liberal arts master’s degree.
Jim Gray Age
Gray is 62 years old as of 2021. He was born in 1959 in the United States. However, his exact date of birth is not yet known to the public. Hence it’s not known when he celebrates his birthday.
Jim Gray Height
Gray stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs.
Jim Gray Family
Gray 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 Jim has any siblings.
Jim Gray Wife
Gray is married to his wife, Frann Gray. However, not much is known about his wife as he has kept her off the limelight. We will be sure to keep you updated once this information is available to us.
Jim Gray Net worth
Gray has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a sportscaster, reporter, commentator, and interviewer.
Jim Gray Salary
Gray earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Jim Gray Career
Gray is an American journalist, sportscaster, reporter, commentator, and interviewer who works for Showtime, Fox, and Westwood One Radio Network since 2019. He has had the opportunity to interview US presidents Nixon, Ford, Clinton, Bush, Reagan, Obama, and Trump, in addition to sports. From 1977 to 1981, he worked for KBTV in Denver, which is now known as KUSA. He then went to PRISM-TV, where he hosted the 76ers and Phillis show as well as sportscasting. This occurred between 1981 and 1983.
Dark began his vocation as a videotape editorial manager and sports correspondent in Denver at KBTV (presently KUSA) the ABC subsidiary (at that point), from 1977 to 1981.
In 1981, Gray moved to Philadelphia, working for PRISM-TV broadcasting a games studio show, and as a host and columnist for the 76ers and Phillies communicate until the finish of 1983. During his time in Denver and Philadelphia, Gray likewise worked for ESPN as an independent columnist starting in 1979, then, at that point, was recruited as the organization just full-time journalist working in Los Angeles from 1984 to 1987.
Dim then moved to NBC Sports, where his tasks included NFL Live, the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, and boxing. Dark extended his obligations at NBC Sports in 1994, chipping away at the NFL, NBA, MLB, Notre Dame football, PGA golf, as a questioner and journalist, additionally dealing with the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, and 2012 Summer Olympics in London (radio).
From 1989 to 1994, Gray worked for CBS Sports as a journalist and questioner for the inclusion of the NFL, NBA, NCAA, and Major League Baseball. He likewise dealt with The NFL Today studio show, the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, and the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer.
Dim started his profession in boxing broadcasting for the shut circuit broadcasts and satellite circulation for Top Rank and Kingvision, starting in 1978, as a journalist and questioner. He then, at that point, covered the game for ESPN SportsCenter, and for CBS and NBC Sports. In 1992, Gray joined Showtime as the correspondent for the Showtime Championship Boxing Series. In 1997, he won a National Emmy Award for individual accomplishment for his work on the Tyson-Holyfield battle.
In 2000, Gray turned into the live studio for NFL Monday Night Football on the Westwood One Radio organization as well concerning the Super Bowl, the NCAA Final Four, and National Championship. On Monday Night Football and the Super Bowl, Gray’s studio accomplices for the pregame and halftime have been Mike Ditka (2001-2009), Phil Simms (2004-2008), Don Shula (2006-2009), Larry Fitzgerald (2008-current), and Tom Brady (2009-current). Dim has additionally dealt with the live radio station inclusion of The Masters for CBS Radio Sports and Westwood One starting around 1989.
In 2003, Gray got back to ESPN to deal with the NBA communicates and SportsCenter, as well as facilitating various early evening interview specials.
Jim Gray Interviews
In 1988, Gray was at the arena and afterward the air terminal when Ben Johnson was excluded for utilizing steroids at the Seoul Olympics. His announcement in South Korea won an Emmy for Journalism.
Dark was likewise broadcasting live for the Showtime battle between Tyson and Evander Holyfield in 1997 in which Tyson gnawed off Holyfield’s earlobe, interviewing the official who excluded Tyson, Mills Lane, and Tyson only minutes after he chomped Holyfield. The meeting won him an Emmy. Dark additionally covered the Olympic besieging from the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.
Dark was the journalist broadcasting live for a very long time games including the Malice at the Palace. Afterward, Gray got selected a one-on-one meeting with Artest.
On February 5, 2017, in Houston, Gray was the pregame, halftime, and postgame have, and live in-game columnist for Super Bowl 51 on Westwood One Radio and talked with President Donald Trump at halftime.
On November 28, 2020, in Los Angeles, Gray was the ringside correspondent for the display battle between Mike Tyson versus Roy Jones Jr. This was Tyson’s first enclosing match for quite a while, with the two warriors confining each other while matured their 50s.
On February 7, 2021, Gray worked Super Bowl 55 in Tampa Bay between the Bucs and the Kansas City Chiefs, denoting the 24th time he has been on the live radio or transmission of the Super Bowl, more than some other telecaster in Super Bowl history. At halftime, he talked with President Joe Biden.
Dim was the Executive Producer of the ESPN 30 for 30 narratives, “First Pitch”, on President George W. Shrub tossing out the principal pitch at Game 3 of the 2001 World Series at Yankee Stadium half a month after the September 11 fear-monger assaults. The film was selected for an Emmy.
Dim has filled in as a maker on the 1984 Olympic Games of Los Angeles on the Official Film, “16 Days of Glory”, coordinated by Bud Greenspan. Dim has been a correspondent and questioner on the live transmission of the Olympic Games in 1988, 1992, 1994, 1996, 2000, 2008, and 2012 on the live radio station as a pundit and interviewer.
Jim Gray Awards
He has won an Emmy Award as a journalist, reporter, producer, and executive producer of sports. The awards include:
- Gray has won the Emmy award 12 times and has been named thrice as the Sports reporter of the year by the American Sportscasters Association.
- In 1997, Jim was awarded by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association as the Sports Broadcaster of the year.
- To the International Boxing Hall of Fame Jim was introduced by the class of 2018.
- The Los Angeles Chamber together with the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce awarded Gray. He was awarded the star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame(March 2005).
Jim Gray Fox News
Gray works at Fox News as a sportscaster, reporter, commentator, and interviewer. At the station he works alongside other Fox News anchors who include;
- Jamie Colby
- Byron York
- Trey Yingst
- Kiron Skinner
- Dan Springer
- Karl Rove
- Katie Pavlich
- Nicole Saphier
- Austin Westfall
- Anita Vogel