JA Adande is a renowned American journalist presently serving as the Director of Sports Journalism at Northwestern University. Also, he serves on Around The Horn as a regular panelist which is produced by ESPN.
In January 2018 is when he rejoined the station as a panelist. Before that, he served as a sports columnist and sideline reporter at ESPN providing coverage for the National Basketball Association.
JA Adande Age
JA Adande was born on October 25, 1970, in Los Angeles, California, United States of America, he is 51 years of age.
JA Adande Height
Adande stands at a moderate height of 6 ft 0 in ( Approx 1.83m).
JA Adande Family
He was born and brought up by his loving parents named Elizabeth and Desire in Los Angeles, California, in the USA. His grandfather was named Gerson “Gus” Oberstein who died in 2003 at age 89 and he was born back in 1914. His grandfather was a violinist who had played with jazzmen Joe Roland, Charlie Parker, and also Berkeley Symphony.
JA Adande Wife
He keeps a low profile when it comes to his love affairs despite being a well-known journalist and he has not disclosed any information concerning his previous and current relationships hence the info will be updated as soon as JA does.
JA Adande Education
He studied at a local high school and thereafter joined the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University located in Evanston, Illinois where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Science.
JA Adande Salary
Adande receives an annual salary of $84,126 and this is according to Northwestern University Director of Sports Journalism’s salary.
JA Adande Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $1 million US dollars and his career as a Director of Sports Journalism at Northwestern University is the main source of his income.
JA Adande Career
JA’s journalism career commenced at Los Angeles Times where he served as a sports columnist. He went to ESPN in August 2007 where he worked as an NBA columnist. Also, JA worked as an NBA analyst on SportsCenter. He also said that he was relocating to Chicago still in August 2007, on his Twitter.
He made it clear that he would begin serving at Northwestern University as the director of the new sports journalism program. Also, he would become a capability associate of the Medill School of Journalism. He provided coverage for the Olympic Games, Wimbledon, the Super Bowl, the NCAA Final Four, and the NBA Finals during his stint at ESPN.
He was a regular guest host on Pardon the Interruption tv show on ESPN. He is an associate of the National Association of Black Journalists. He also served as an adjunct professor at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School of Journalism.
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