Who is Kaylee Hartung, CNN and ESPN reporter?
Born on the 7th of November 1985, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana USA, Kaylee Hartung is a 32-year-old Caucasian journalist, reporter and news correspondent, perhaps best known as a sports reporter for ESPN’s SEC Network, specifically in the show entitled “SEC Nation”. However, she has also made numerous TV appearances working for other media networks, all of which have made contributions to the rise of her name. She has been active in the sometimes lucrative broadcast journalism business since 2008.
Early Life and Education
Kaylee was raised in the aforementioned city, but there is no information about her family, nor at which point she took an interest in pursuing her profession. However, there’s an unconfirmed statement regarding her father, which suggests that he was a pilot who died in a ‘plane crash during an air show in Lafayette, Louisiana, when Kaylee was only 10 years old. As for her educational background, she first attended Episcopal High School in her birthplace, before matriculating and enrolling at the liberal arts university Washington and Lee in Lexington, Virginia, from where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and politics in 2007.
CareerImmediately upon graduation, Kaylee obtained employment at the CBS News Washington bureau, where she photographed, edited and produced her own reports for the site CBSNews.com. Additionally, she was gaining experience in TV hosting as an assistant to the CBS’ “Face the Nation” program host Bob Schieffer, while she was also an assistant producer of the show, gathering and preparing information, which she did for Schieffer’s presidential campaign in 2008, and his presidential campaign coverage in both 2008 and 2012. At an unspecified date, Hartung decided to change the company she worked for and eventually sought employment at ESPN, where she began working on live events on a regular basis on “SportsCenter”. She also contributed to ESPN’s coverage of College Football Playoffs, men’s and women’s NCAA basketball tournaments, and ultimately the College World Series. However, she didn’t only host sports events, as she in 2016 she reported on the passing of baseball pitcher Donny Everett of Vanderbilt University, and later covered the flooding of her birthplace. At some point in her career, Kaylee joined CNN and started traveling across southeastern US to cover the hurricane season in 2017, as well as various riots. Currently, she is an active news correspondent based in Atlanta.
— Kaylee Hartung (@KayleeHartung) January 25, 2018
Over the course of her career, thanks to her numerous contributions to public knowledge and her fearless live reports from places where danger is in imminent proximity, Kaylee is the proud recipient of two Lone Star Emmy awards, the first for her contribution to the feature on University of Texas super fan Brandon Fuente, while the second one was awarded to her and five other colleagues for Longhorn Network’s coverage of Women’s History Month. As her career continues to flourish, more such rewards are potentially on the way.
Love LifeSince her career started, Kaylee has made no public statements regarding her relationship status, to the extent that the public isn’t even certain about her orientation. However, there was a Twitter post that might help clarify this mystery, in which she used the words ‘my boyfriend’ in the publication. In an interview in 2013, the celebrity stated ‘I definitely need to date someone who enjoys watching and talking about sports.’, which, concerning the nature of her profession, comes as a given. In the same year, there were rumors about her actual relationship with New York Met’s baseball outfielder Tim Tebow, sparked after Tim allegedly broke up with his girlfriend at the time, Miss Universe Oliva Culpo. However, Kaylee soon clarified that she considers the NFL star and current colleague only as her brother.
What is Kaylee Hartung’s Net Worth?
Have you ever wondered how rich Kaylee Hartung is, as of early 2018? According to various authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the current total of Kaylee’s accumulated wealth is close to $1 million, largely aided by her numerous successes in the news industry, while the greatest contribution probably comes from her long-term employment with the CNN and ESPN networks. As her career continues to develop, the said amount can be expected to increase.
Concerning the physical attributes of the popular reporter, it is generally known that her vital statistics are 34-25-35, while various sources repute her height to be at 5ft 2ins (1.57m); there isn’t any credible information regarding her weight, or foot size. Lastly, she has a seemingly slim build, with brown eyes and light brown hair.
Social Media Presence
Due to the major influence of social networks, it is nowadays a regular thing for active reporters to nourish a close and active relationship with their fans, for the sake of increasing the popularity of the channels they’re working for, and thus their own net worth. Kaylee herself also seems to be an active subscriber of this celebrity trend, as she is quite ubiquitous on most social media networks. First of all, her Facebook account enjoys a current mass of over 15,000 followers, while her Twitter account boasts a much higher 100,000-plus followers, andher Instagram account is currently followed by 56,900 fans.