Emily Kaplan is an award-winning American journalist who works as an NHL reporter for ESPN. She joined the ESPN team in 2017. Emily previously worked as a sportswriter for “Sports Illustration.” She switched from football to hockey coverage.
Emily Kaplan was born on May 7, 1991, in Montclair, New Jersey, USA, and now she is 30 years old. She is recently living in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Her zodiac sign is Taurus. At the same time, Kaplan belongs to the white ethnicity.
Family Details: Father, Mother, Siblings
Emily Kaplan was born from the parents’ Dave Kaplan and Naomi Kaplan. Emily has two sisters, an older sister Leah Kaplan Beardslee and a younger one, Eva Kaplan, whereas she is the middle one.
In addition, her family also has adopted a son named Patrick.
Education: High School & College
Emily Kaplan studied at Montclair High School from 2005 until 2009. She graduated with a bachelors’ degree in Journalism. After graduation, she headed to Pennsylvania state university from 2009 to 2013.
Short Career/Early Life
Emily worked for Philadelphia Enquirer as a Penn State football reporter from 2012 to2013 during her time at Pennsylvania state university. Kaplan was also a stringer for the Associated Press for three years. She was a sports intern at Bostan Globe in 2013.
In 2014, Emily joined Sports Illustrated as a staff writer, where she continued covering college football and the national football league(NFL). Kaplan spent some months as an intern here before she was offered this full-time position in 2013.
While at Sports Illustrated, Emily worked for the sportswriter Peter King. She wrote stories on famous players like Patrick Mahomes, Malcolm Butler, Danny Watkins, and Johnny Manzil. Kaplan was also on several road trips for the job, such as Superbowl and two training camps once.
In 2017, Kaplan left Sports Illustrated and joined ESPN, changing from covering football to covering her initial passion – hockey. She is working for ESPN as a national NHL reporter covering the NHL beat now.
Is Emily Kaplan Married?
Since she is a very private person, Emily Kaplan has not disclosed her marital status and relationship details. It is yet to be known whether Kaplan is currently in a relationship or is still single.
She appears to be very confident and attractive. She is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs about 61 kg. However, she has short blond hair and dark brown eyes. The details regarding her body measurement are not known.
Salary And Net Worth
Emily earns an annual salary of approximately $24 thousand to $72 thousand and an hourly wage of roughly $10 to $31. Kaplan has a net worth estimated to be between $300 thousand and $700 thousand. Her primary source of income comes from her work as a sports journalist.
Other 8 Facts & Trivia:
Emily grew up watching the game of the sports hockey team New York Rangers in particular.
Kaplan loved hockey when she bonded with her father, Dave Kaplan, over the sport.
She loves traveling, long hiking, and kicking back to unwind with some beer.
Emily appeared on the ESPN show ‘Around the Horn,’ winning the night’s debate with her hockey knowledge.
She is impressed with how the Penn State football coaching staff has embraced social media.
Her most impactful mentor are Penn State, Malcolm Moran, and Peter King.
Her favorite vacation spot is Cape Cod, New England, where her grandparents built a house in the 1960s and where her family has vacationed every summer since.
Her first salary was $12 an article as a freelancer when she was in ninth grade.