Jane Skinner

By: Susan Willis  |   | 

Jane Skinner is a former news anchor, best known for co-hosting Happening Now on Fox News Channel. She co-hosted the program alongside television news journalist Jon Scott until she retired in June 2010.

Quick Facts About Jane Skinner

Name Jane Skinner
Profession TV Journalist
Gender Female
Birthday February 12, 1967
Age 50 Years Old
Star Sign Aquarius
Nationality American
Place of Birth Chicago, Illinois
Ethnicity White
Hair Color Blonde
Eyes Color Brown
Marital Status Married
Husband Rodger Goodell
Children Twin Daughters
High School Lake Forest High School
University Northwestern University

Jane Skinner short bio

Jane Skinner was born on 12 February 1967. Her father, Sam Skinner is a former Secretary of Transportation and White House Chief of Staff during the administration of President George H. W. Bush.


Born in Chicago, Illinois, Jane spent most of her early life in Lake Forest, Illinois. She graduated from Lake Forest High School in 1985 and later graduated from Northwestern University. Jane kick-started her career as a television reporter soon after receiving her master's degree from the university.

Jane Skinner's career before joining Fox News Channel

Skinner started her career from a Duluth, Minnesota-based television station called KBJR-TV as a political correspondent. She worked at various stations, including New York City-based WNBC-TV, Milwaukee-based WITI, St. Louis-based KMOV and Portland, Maine-based WCSH, before joining Fox News Channel. At these stations, she worked from various positions such as general reporter, anchor and general assignment reporter.


At Fox News, Jane Skinner first hosted Sunday Best. She then began hosting the 2 PM edition of Fox News Live, along with a segment on Studio B. Skinner propelled to fame after being appointed as the co-host of Happening Now. She departed from the show in June 2010 after announcing her retirement on air.

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Jane Skinner retired to spend more time with her family

Skinner revealed the reason behind quitting her job as to spend more time with her family. She is married to Roger Goodell, now-Commissioner of NFL, since 25 October 1997.

Jane Skinner and her husband Roger Goodell at a public event of NFL. Both Jane Skinner and Roger Goodell are smiling at the camera.

Jane and Roger became parents for the first time in 2001 with the birth of their twin daughters. The family resides in Westchester, New York at present.

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