Taryn Hatcher is a sports show host and reporter who currently works at NBC Sports Philadelphia. Before working with NBC, she was a freelance sideline reporter for NCAA basketball for Big Ten Network.
She also worked at Hawaii News Now, a major media outlet shared by three TV stations in Honolulu, Hawaii: CBS – KGMB, NBC – KHNL, and Telemundo – KFVE.
|31 years old
|Date of birth
|24th December 1992
|United States of America
|$100,000 – $500,000
Taryn Hatcher Biography
Taryn Hatcher was born on December 24, 1992, in Delran, New Jersey, United States of America, into the family of Jeff Hatcher (retired) and Connie Hatcher.
As a Delran, New Jersey native, Hatcher holds American citizenship by birth, with her ancestry traceable to the White Caucasian. She is classified under the White-American ethnic group.
She has a white skin color, beautiful dark brown eyes, and long blonde hair. Taryn took an interest in the media industry as a journalist and anchor at age 10. Then, she used to sit on the couch and watch college basketball with her dad, Jeff Hatcher. Taryn’s mother is notably fond of animals, and she has a dog named Giuseppe and a cat named Hobbes.
Taryn attended Rutgers University in 2011, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Media and Political Science. She covered sports for WRSU Rutgers Radio and volunteered with Relay for Life and Habitat for Humanity.
Jeff Hatcher is her father, Connie Hatcher is her mother, and Kyle Hatcher is her elder brother. Having these great people in her life, one won’t be wrong to say that Taryn’s childhood was as fun-filled.
Hatcher grew up in the company of her elderly brother, Kyle Hatcher, who currently works as a helicopter pilot in the United States Navy. Looking at her Facebook account under the name Taryn Hatcher, the renowned journalist reveals that Bianca Maj Behar is the name of her stepsister.
Taryn Hatcher Education
Taryn Hatcher obtained her preschool education from one of the local schools in her hometown, Delran. Later, she enrolled at Delran High School, graduating in 2011 at 18.
After her basic education, she proceeded to the prestigious Rutgers University, where she pursued a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in journalism and Mass Media Studies and a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Political Science and Government. However, she chose Political Science and Media and Journalism Studies as her majors.
In 2014, she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in both disciplines. Starting in 2011 and graduating in 2014 with two Bachelor of Arts degrees, Hatcher “killed two birds with one stone.”
Before you further about her career, when Taryn was in college, she worked for WRSU Rutgers Radio as a sports reporter and worked with Habitat for Humanity, She’s The First, and Relay for Life as a volunteer. More so, she once worked as a waitress at Chickie’s & Pete’s, a Philadelphia-based sports bar.
Taryn Hatcher Career
Before graduating from college, however, Taryn Hatcher worked at iHeartMedia as a Social Media and Production Intern between April 2013 and August 2013. Later, she got a job offer to Intern at Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, now known as NBC Sports Philadelphia. There, she worked till August December 2013.
After college, in January 2014, Hatcher got a 6-month intern job offer at CBS Corporation Sports Department. In April 2014, RVision hired her as a sports broadcaster, sideline reporter, and producer. She worked there as a Rutgers football correspondent till January 2015. In September of the same year, she was hired by the Big Ten Network as a freelance reporter for NCAA basketball and BTN Plus.
She made huge progress in her career when she joined Hawaii News Now in January 2015 as a sports anchor. At HNN, she co-hosted and co-produced the Nick Rolovich Show, a weekly half-hour HNN program focused on the University of Hawaii football team. She left HNN in July 2018.
In 2018, she was hired by NBC Philadelphia Sports, where she began working as a multi-platform reporter and host.
Taryn Hatcher now covers reports from the Wells Fargo Center during select Sixers and Eagles games. She used to cover NBC Sports Philadelphia’s Flyers Rinkside, but she was replaced with Ashlyn Sullivan, who now works alongside Al Morganti and Scott Hartnell.
Taryn Hatcher has worked with many popular media companies since she Kick-started her career in the industry. Currently, she works as a host and reporter for NBC Sports Philadelphia.
Taryn Hatcher Boyfriend
Taryn Hatcher is in a romantic relationship with her long-term boyfriend, Austin Freeborn. Austin Freeborn is a banker and former auditor at the famed Bank of America. Although the lovers have been hitched to each other for a few years now, they are neither married nor engaged, but they have been dating since 2019.
However, they share pictures of themselves on their social media accounts and support themselves career-wise and otherwise. As a reporter and journalist for a Philadelphia-based media outlet, Taryn currently resides in Philadelphia, in the United States.
Taryn Hatcher Height
Talking about body physique and fittings, Taryn stands about five feet ten inches tall and weighs about 62 kilograms. With her pictures and body parameters, we could bet that Taryn Hatcher eats healthy diets and works out.
Taryn Hatcher, a ‘big’ foodie, never forgets to hit the gym as often as work permits. As a lover of art and culture, she often visits the Museum, especially leisurely.
While she is a ‘big’ foodie, Taryn Hatcher never forgets to hit the gym as often as work permits. As an art lover, Hatcher often visits the Museum, especially leisurely.
Taryn Hatcher is Quite Active on Social Media Platforms
Taryn is on Instagram under the username @tarynhatcher. She joined the forum in July 2012 at nineteen and has accumulated over 70.2k thousand followers. On her verified Instagram account, Taryn could be seen sharing pictures and short videos from work, her boyfriend and family, vocations, and her everyday life.
As of December 2022, she has made 652 hundred posts and is following about 917. Otherwise, she describes herself as an “SJ bred and Island Influenced” in some bio sections. In other news, she joined Facebook in March 2012 and now has about 926 friends.
Then again, she is on Twitter as @TarynNBCS, with over 53.8k thousand followers. She joined the forum in April 2012 and has made about 17.5k thousand tweets and retweets. In her verified Twitter account, Taryn is following 778 hundred people.
Taryn Hatcher And NBC Layoff
Questions have been asked concerning the layoff that happened in NBC Sports.
However, Taryn Hatcher was not affected by the layoff, and according to her Instagram profile seen by thrillng.com, she is still a reporter with NBC Philadelphia.
Taryn Hatcher Net worth
Taryn Hatcher’s net worth is between $100,000 and $500,000, whereas her annual salary is estimated to be between $33,774 to $90,000. She earns her net worth from her journalism and sports reporter career.
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