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OccupationJournalist
Networth$19 million
EthnicityWhite
NationalityAmerican
ReligionChristian
SpouseJill
EducationUniversity of Northern Colorado
Place of birthLongmont, Colorado, United States

Ed Werder is a renowned American sports reporter. He was an NFL specialist who later became a reporter for ESPN. He is a happily married man and father of two children.

 

Ed Werder is a happily married man and father of two children. His wife, Jill Werder is a hair stylist by profession. As a loving spouse, the couple has been blessed with two children named Christie Werder and Brian Werder, a police officer.

Ed Werder Early Life & Education

Ed Werder was born on 3rd May 1960, in Longmont, Colorado. Since his childhood, he was interested in journalism. To pursue his career in journalism he went to join the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Colorado. He graduated in journalism and communications from there in 1982.

Ed Werder Sports Reporting Career 

After Ed's graduation, he began his journalism career working as an NFL correspondent for CNNSI on CNN's Sports Tonight and CNN's Sunday NFL in 1996. Prior to joining CNNSI, he worked as a beat writer for the Dallas Morning News (1992-1996) and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram (1989).

[ CAPTION: Ed Werder ][ SOURCE: Twitter ]

Ed has won several awards during his time at The Dallas Morning News for chronicling the demolished relationship between Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and the head coach Jimmy Johnson.

[ CAPTION: Ed with his McCann Award ][ SOURCE: Twitter ]

He is also recognized for breaking news about rising problems in the Dallas Cowboys locker room in 2008, involving wide receiver Terrell Owens and completed in his release from the organization.

Moreover, Ed also worked for the Orlando Sentinel as the NFL beat writer in 1991. Then, in 1984, he went to become a Denver Broncos beat writer for the Boulder Daily Camera. After serving six years there, he left his responsibility in 1989.

Then, Ed served as an NFL reporter for The National (1990-1991) during that time and a correspondent for Sports Illustrated (1987-1995).

Werder became a part of ESPN in 1998, where he served as a Dalla-based Bureau reporter becoming an annual contributor to contributor to ESPN's coverage of the NFL Draft and the Super Bowl.

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Ed Werder Married, Dating, Affairs, Children, Wife

Ed Werder is a happily married man and father of two children. He and his wife, Jill has been married more than a decade. After dating around a year the couple married in the private ceremony, where only close friends and relatives attended their wedding ceremony.

[ CAPTION: Ed with his wife, Jill with his McCann Award ][ SOURCE: Twitter ]

His wife, Jill Werder is a hair stylist by profession. As a loving spouse, the couple has been blessed with two children named Christie Werder and Brian Werder, a police officer.

In 1992, he along with his family settled in Flower Mound, Texas, when Werder took a job as the Cowboys beat reporter for the Dallas Morning News. Just a few years later, when his daughter, Christie was in fifth grade, unusual symptoms showed up and had also stopped growing.

[ CAPTION: Ed with his wife ][ SOURCE: Twitter ]

The worried parents took their daughter to a number of doctors. Doctor number six discovered Christie had a pea-sized tumor on her pituitary gland, the master gland at the base of the brain that releases hormones to control growth and various bodily functions.

After 10 years of clean MRIs, she was declared free of cancer. His daughter, Christie got an education degree at the University of North Texas; she took a job helping disabled adults find work. In 2012, she was set to celebrate her wedding, it was discovered she needed brain surgery to remove an angioma.

Ed Werder Net worth, Income, Earning, Salary

Ed Werder is one of the renowned names in the journalism. He has reported the various news. He is considered to be one of the well-paid journalists in ESPN. He once revealed on his Twitter account that it has been pressure to justify $19 million salaries.

Allocating information from several sources as of 2018 it is estimated that his current net worth is estimated to be around $19 million.

Updated On Fri Sep 14 2018 Published On Fri Aug 11 2017 By Biplov Barakoti

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