Know About Ed Werder; Twitter, ESPN, Daughter, Net Worth, Wife, Age

Published Date: 26 Jun, 2019 Updated date: 26 Jun, 2019 By Celebs Podium

American sports presenter Ed Werder is commonly known for his primary reporting on National Football League (NFL) on ESPN. The Dallas-based sports analyst covered all the NFL news during his work stint from 1998 to 2017.

Before finding his move from ESPN in 2017, Ed Werder contributed to various sports telecasts such as SportsCenter, NFL Live, and Monday Night Countdown. While he is going well with his sports reporting career, Ed receives massive support from his loving wife.

Ed Werder’s Short Bio: Age, Education

Ed Werder, age 59, was born on 3 May 1960, in Longmont, Colorado, the United States. He generated massive interest in the field of journalism from an early age. Fortunately, Ed’s family supported him a lot to lay the foundation for his future dream.

With the hopes of ruling the media field, Ed graduated in journalism and communication from the University of Northern Colorado in 1982. Soon, he was up and running with his reporting career.

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Career, Net Worth

Ed served as an NFL correspondent for CNNSI on CNN’s Sports Tonight as well as CNN’s Sunday Preview from 1996 to 1998. Prior to that, he impressed with his journalism expertise as a Dallas Cowboys beat writer for the Dallas Morning News from 1992 until 1996.


Ed Werder reporting on NFL during his time at ESPN (Picture: Yahoo)

Ed joined hands with ESPN as a sports reporter in 1998. During his 19-year-long career at ESPN, Ed covered all the NFL news including Sunday NFL Countdown, Monday Night Countdown, NFL Live, and SportsCenter. It came as a total shock when he was among the 100 on-air reporters and personalities laid off by ESPN in 2017.

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Following his ESPN exit, Ed joined Westwood One radio during the 2017 NFL season as a sideline NFL reporter. As per the reports, the sports reporter enjoys a whopping net worth of $19 million.  

Married Life: Wife, Daughter

The veteran TV reporter is married to his high-school girlfriend, Jill Werder.  However, as Ed likes to keep his off-screen life on a low key, not much information of his beautiful wife can be carved out from media platforms.

Ed has two children with his wife: a son and a daughter. His daughter, Christie Werder married her long-haul boyfriend, Trey Bomar in June 2012. Christie, who fought with a brain tumor since her young age of 12, postponed the brain surgery to marry Trey.


Catch Ed Werder’s throwback picture with wife and daughter (Picture: Sports Illustrated)

When Christie survived the life-threatening disease after nearly a 9-hour surgery in August 2012, the couple seemed fresh to carry their new married life. But, the gods had another plan. Trey was diagnosed with cancer in 2014. Despite receiving intensive care for two years, Trey failed to get past the disease.

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Some Interesting Facts About Ed Werder

  • Ed Werder was also active as an NFL writer for The National, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, and Sports Illustrated.
  • For his masterful professionalism as an NFL reporter for 34 years, Ed was awarded Dick McCann Memorial Award from the Professional Football Writers of America in June 2017.
  • He also bagged several awards for reporting the wrecked relationship between Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and the then head coach Jimmy Johnson while at The Dallas Morning News.
  • Ed is active on Twitter with around 202K followers.
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