Jen Lada Bio|Wiki
Jen Lada is an American versatile commentator at ESPN. She is a features reporter and appears regularly on College GameDay, SportsCenter’s award-
Previously, she worked as an anchor and reporter in the Chicago area for Comcast SportsNet for two and a half years. Jen also served as the reporter on the Bears and White Sox pro sports beat at CSN Chicago. Additionally, she anchored SportsNet Central as well as being the host of High School Lights, the trivia show Beer Money, as well as White Sox pre- and postgame shows.
In 2017, Jen won trophies for Outstanding Special Feature in the National Networks division (“Heart of a Tiger”) for ESPN and in the Regional/Local Networks and Production Companies division (“Texas Fight”) for Longhorn Network at the College Sports Media Awards.
When she is not on the sports desk, Jen is an endurance athlete, cyclist, and runner. Moreover, she has run the Chicago Marathon 4 times and the New York City Marathon in 2018. Jen also completed dozens of triathlons.
Jen Lada Age
She was born on January 14, 1981, in Spring Grove, Illinois, United States. Jen is 42 years old.
Jen Lada Family
She is the daughter of Connie, a huge baseball fan, and Bill, a junior-high track coach, and athletic director. Jen is an American by birth and Jen belongs to the white ethnicity and grew up in the blue-collar town of Spring Grove, Ill., near the Wisconsin border,
Jen Lada Education
After graduating from high school, Jen attended and graduated from Marquette University’s College of Communications with a degree in Broadcast Electronics.
Jen Lada Espn Milwaukee
She is a reporter and host for ESPN and appears primarily on College GameDay Built by The Home Depot and College Football Live. Jen also contributes to ESPN’s storytelling brand SC Featured, Outside the Lines, as well as E:60.
The Sports Emmy-winning features reporter joined College GameDay as a features reporter and the host of College Football Live host in 2016. Notably, Jen has contributed numerous memorable stories to GameDay such as the Sports Emmy-nominated UP Syndrome about Nick Saban and Tuscaloosa native Walt Gary. She won College Sports Media awards for Outstanding Sports Feature.
Additionally, Jen earned her first Sports Emmy Award in the Outstanding Short Sports Documentary category for the E:60-produced feature “Hilinski’s Hope” in 2020. The award was about South Carolina quarterback Ryan Hilinski and how the devastating loss of his brother Tyler impacted his life both on and off the field. As a result, that story was widely praised for helping others battling mental illness.
Jen has made guest host appearances on various ESPN Radio and television shows since joining the company in July 2015. Some of the shows include Baseball Tonight, First Take, and SportsCenter. Additionally, she has contributed to ESPN’s digital platforms. Jen was also part of ESPN’s Department of Highlights. Moreover, she created content for ESPN Radio’s digital platforms as well as contributed to SportsCenter and Mike and Mike.
Prior to joining ESPN, Jen worked as an anchor and reporter for Comcast Sports Net in Chicago for two and a half years. While there, she served as a reporter on the Bears and White Sox pro sports beats. Moreover, Jen anchored SportsNet Central and served as the host of High School Lights, and the trivia show Beer Money as well as white Sox pre- and postgame shows.
Before that, Jen served as a reporter and anchor for WITI-TV in Milwaukee and WREX-TV in Rockford, Ill. Notably, she won the Best Sportscast 1st Place honor in 2011 from the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association while at WITI-TV. Additionally, Jen’s story about a Milwaukee woman who ran across the United States to raise awareness for Multiple Sclerosis was named Best Feature 1st Place by the Milwaukee Press Club.
Fellow Journalist Include;
Grace Remington-sports anchor and reporter
Tracy Wolfson-sports broadcaster
Debbie Antonelli-college basketball analyst
Matteo Bonetti-Lead Analyst
Fabrizio Romano– freelance Italian journalist
Summer Sanders-sports commentator & reporter
AJ Ross-sports reporter
Beth Mowins-play-by-play announcer and sports journalist
Renee Montgomery-sports broadcaster
Andrea Kremer-chief correspondent
Jen Lada Height
She is a woman of average stature and stands at a height of 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m). Additionally, Jen is a woman of moderate weight and her body measurement is 33, 30, and 34.
Jen Lada Husband|Married
She is happily married to Fox Sports Wisconsin host/reporter Dario Melendez. Jen and Melendez met at Lambeau Field when the two were TV reporters covering the Packers. Jen has three children, Chase, Layla, and Keira. Notably, Jen was five months pregnant with Layla when she married Dario Melendez.
Jen Lada Salary|Net Worth
She is a contributor to ESPN’s digital platforms and to ESPN’s College GameDay. Jen conducts interviews and previews for Headlines segments. She is also part of ESPN’s Department of Highlights. Additionally, Jen creates content for ESPN Radio’s digital platforms and contributes to SportsCenter and Mike and Mike. Jen has a net worth of $3.4 million and receives a satisfactory salary of $986,302 annually.
How Old Is Jen Lada
Jen was born in 1981, in Spring Grove, Illinois and she is 42 years old. She celebrates her birthday on January 14 every month with her family and friends.
Who Is Jen Lada
Jen is a versatile commentator for ESPN and the features reporter on College GameDay, SportsCenter’s award-
Is Jen Lada Married
She is married to her dear husband and a Fox Sports reporter in Milwaukee, Dario Melendez. The pair tied the knot when Jen was five months pregnant with Layla. They have 3 children and the pair live happily together in Chicago.