Jay Schadler Biography – Jay Schadler Wiki
Jay Schadler is a two-time Emmy Award-winning journalist, artist, world traveler, and photographer. For three decades he has traveled around the world for ABC News, telling stories in his own unique style. His “Looking for America” series in which he hitchhiked across the country is widely regarded as one of the authentic forerunners of “Reality TV”. Jay is also an accomplished artist in photography and mixed media.
His KEYNOTE SPEECHES are alive with stories from the road and lessons for the heart. Currently Keynote Speaker. Jay’s talks on navigating life’s major transitions are laced with stories from his days on the road as a correspondent, anchor, and “America’s Hitchhiker”. “AMERICA’S HITCHHIKER” Over the course of five years, Jay Schadler hitchhiked nearly 20,000 miles across America, interviewing and telling the stories of everyday people.
Prior to joining ABC News in 1982, he worked at WCVB in Boston, Massachusetts, and KSTP in Minneapolis, and WZZM in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He also hosted Justice Files, a Discovery Channel series that discussed real-life crime cases and featured commentary by law professor Arthur Miller as well as reports that originally appeared on various ABC News productions.
Schadler went to St. Joseph High School, he went on to attend Michigan State University. He graduated magna cum laude from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and also received a law degree from the Syracuse University College of Law. Schadler is the recipient of several awards including an Emmy award for Best Investigative Journalism, Network News Magazine, an Emmy award for Best Feature Hour, Network News Magazines, and Winner of the National Environmental Media Award. Oprah Winfrey has referred to him saying that “Jay has the eyes of a journalist and the heart of a storyteller”.
Jay Schadler Age
Jay Schadler’s age is unclear.
Jay Schadler Wife
He is married to his wife, Jorden Cook Schadler.
Jay Schadler Net Worth
Jay Schadler’ net worth is estimated to be $5 million.