Jay Tust Bio, Age Family, Wife, Salary, KTVB

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Jay Tust Bio Biography

Jay Tust is an American journalist who has served as KTVB’s sports director since April 2013. He began working at the station in July 2011 as a sports anchor and reporter. He previously worked for KLEW as a sports director for three years.

Jay Tust Bio Age

Tust has not revealed the year he was born. However, he could be in his 30s. He celebrates his birthday on May 21st, as indicated by his Instagram post on June 2, 2023.

Jay Tust Bio Height

Trust stands approximately 5 feet and 7 inches tall.

Jay Tust Bio Education

Tust enrolled at Western Texas College after graduating from high school in 2003. He transferred to Washington State University’s Edward R. Murrow School of Communication in 2004 and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Communications in 2006.

Jay Tust Bio Family

Tust grew up in Tacoma, WA. His father was picked by the San Francisco Giants in 1971. Nonetheless, he has not revealed more details about his parents, particularly his mother. It is also unclear whether Tust has any siblings.

Jay Tust Bio Husband

Tust and Camille married on July 1, 2017. On July 2, 2023, he shared a photo of them on Instagram with the remark, “You are the wife I hoped for when I said “I do” on July 1, 2017.” They have a daughter, Collins, a son, Brooks Jay Christopher, and a Yellow Lab, Wrigley.

Jay Tust Bio Salary

Tust’s annual compensation ranges from $40,000 to $120,000.

Jay Tust Bio Net Salary

Tust’s net worth is reported to be between $1 million and $5 million, obtained through his work as a writer.

Jay Tust Bio Career

Tust has been KTVB’s sports director since April 2013. After joining the station, he worked as a sports anchor and reporter. He played on select teams throughout his childhood. He competed for Team Washington at the USA Junior Olympics. He traveled to Japan following his senior year with Team USA. In 2002, the Cincinnati Reds selected him in the 28th round of the MLB Amateur Draft.

After two years of college baseball, he switched his cleats for a microphone. He began his broadcasting career in Bellevue, Washington, with Fox Sports Northwest. During his time there, he took advantage of possibilities and learned what it takes to be a large market TV. He also worked with prominent sports personalities in the Northwest, broadcasting the Mariners, Seahawks, and the Sonics’ departure.

After leaving Bellevue, he moved to Lewiston, Idaho, and worked as a sports director for KLEW. While there, he saw former Washington State basketball coach Tony Bennett board a private plane for a “better” position and deliver reports from the sidelines as the Idaho Vandals won the Humanitarian Bowl. He also landed the final interview with Lewis-Clark State baseball coach Ed Cheff, who retired in 2010 after winning an NAIA record 16 national championships.

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