Jane McGarry is a television personality who is popular as a news reporter as well as a radio reporter. She is known for working for the WFAA-Tv network, in 'Good Morning Texas'.
The reporter was born in 1956, in Scotland, United Kingdom. She grew up in her hometown with her younger brother, David. Her father was a newsman who has helped her to make her career whereas her mother's information is under the curtain. McGarry got a B.A. degree in Political Science from Southern Illinois University.
Here are 10 interesting facts about McGarry.
Net Worth and Income Source
Jane McGarry has an impressive net worth which is $2 million. She makes her wealth from the journalism field. The reporter began her career from her college days, broadcasting for a radio show.
After that, appeared in the WRAJ AM & FM and got immense fame. McGarry worked for KXAS-TV NBC 5 for three decades, where she anchored programs, 'Non-Stop Nightly' and 'One on One with Jane McGarry'. Since 2013, the host has been serving for WFAA ABC 8 in the show 'Good Morning Texas'.
Involvement in Other Works
Apart from the television industry, she is the founder and president of 'Jane McGarry Media'. It organized on-camera coaching and media training for corporations and their executive as well as small business owner.
Likewise, the board member of the AiRs Foundation, which provides funds for reconstructive breast surgery for women around the world. She has associated with the Black Academy of Arts & Letters, to help youth who aspire to a career in the arts.
Arrested By Police
A former host of 'NBC 5' got into a controversy when she was arrested for breaking a traffic signal. At that time, McGarry was drunk which was proved by a breathalyzer test. She was sentenced to prison for a year and a half, with a fine of $1200 and 40 hours of community.
Married Her Boyfriend
Jane McGarry is happily married to her long-term boyfriend, Kevin. The two has kept their personal life information away from the media and has not shared their relationship story. But they have been living together for more than two decades.
Before marrying Kevin, Jane was in a romantic relationship with a mystery guy. They fell in love at their young age and also became the parents of a child. Unfortunately, their love life couldn't go so far, and has to get separated.
Has A Son - Michael McGarry
'WFAA-Tv' co-host is the mother of a young son, Michael McGarry. Her son is not from her marriage but is from her past relationship.
When she gave birth to her son, the age of Mrs. McGarry was in the mid-20s. Besides the name, there are no details about his life but appears in the picture with his mom.
Tragic Death of Her Mom
In her blog, McGarry has revealed the sad news of her mother's death. She was in tragedy when was talking about her mother. Jane told that her mother died suffering a lot and spending about two years in the hospital bed.
Awards and Achievements
The successful television broadcaster has been honored with awards for outstanding performance. She received the National Gracie Award for "Best Local News Anchor in the Country", a Lone Star Emmy Award for "Best Newscast in Texas", and a prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award for "Broadcast Journalism".
If you scroll Instagram account @janmcgarry, you find that how Jane loves to travel the world and explore them. She has visited many places such as Italy, Guatemala, Montana, and many more. Jane didn't only travel the places, also do some charity works for the needy people.
As for social page presence, she has created an account on Instagram and Twitter. McGarry has gained over 12.9k followers and more than 8,000 followers respectively. The reporter has done her some interview through social sites during to pandemic situation. She uploads a lot of photos on her account and seems active on social sites.