Chantel Jennings The Athletic, Biography, New York Times, Husband, Height, Salary and Net Worth

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Chantel Jennings Biography and Wikipedia

Chantel Jennings is an American journalist and sports columnist currently serving as a senior WNBA and college basketball writer at The Athletic based in Portland, Oregon. Previously, she worked as a staff writer for almost six years at ESPN in Ann Arbor, Michigan and Portland Oregon. She spent a year in residence at the University of Michigan’s Knight-Wallace Fellowship for Journalists.


Chantel Jennings Education

Jennings studied at Dexter High School from 2004 to 2007 and also studied at the Universidad de Sevilla in 2010. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and Spanish from the University of Michigan. RELATED: Wolf Blitzer

Chantel Jennings Age

Chantel is 34 years old as of 2023. She was born in 1989 in Ann Arbor, Minnesota, United States of America. However, details about her date of birth are currently under review.

Chantel Jennings Nationality and Ethnicity

Chantel holds American nationality and citizenship by birth. She was born and raised in Ann Arbor, Minnesota, United States. She belongs to the White-American ethnicity/heritage/ancestry.

Chantel Jennings Height

She stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 in (1.68 m) and maintains a body weight of 58kg.

Chantel Jennings Family

Chantel was born in Ann Arbor, Minnesota by her parents. She is the daughter of (father) Mark Noel Jennings Jr. while the name of her mother is unknown in the public domain. She has two sisters, an elder sister, Tezra Jennings and a younger sister Zaryn Jennings. RELATED: Dana Bash


Chantel Jennings Husband

Chantel is very active on social media, updating her fans and followers on the latest news in the field. Chantel ensured that she kept her fans on their toes as far as WNBA, and women’s college basketball are concerned. But when it comes to her personal life, Chantel is secretive and shares nothing about her personal life, especially her marital status.

Chantel Jennings Salary

Chantel serving as a senior WNBA and college basketball writer at The Athletic based in Portland, Oregon earns an estimated annual salary of $82,500.

Chantel Jennings Net Worth

Chantel Jennings is an American journalist and sports columnist with an estimated net worth of $1 million. RELATED: Jeff Zucker

Chantel Jennings The Athletic | ESPN

Chantel embarked on her journalism journey at The Michigan Daily in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she served as an editor and writer for a duration of 2 years and 8 months, spanning from September 2008 to April 2011. During the 2010-11 season, she assumed the role of senior editor and men’s basketball beat writer, while also taking on the responsibility of producing and editing The Daily’s inaugural book, chronicling the newspaper’s coverage of Michigan football from 1879 to 2011.

Following her tenure at The Michigan Daily, Chantel transitioned to ESPN, contributing as a staff writer in both Ann Arbor, Michigan, and Portland, Oregon. Her coverage extended to Pac-12 and Big Ten football, men’s and women’s college basketball, and NCAA track and field, where she lent her expertise to ESPN’s platforms for a commendable period of 5 years and 9 months, from August 2011 to April 2017.

In August 2019, Chantel embarked on a unique endeavor, becoming a Knight Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan, where she developed and executed a groundbreaking national survey of the college media landscape. Her mission was to pave the way for a more inclusive and accessible pathway into professional newsrooms.

Since July 2017, Chantel has been an invaluable asset to The Athletic in the Portland, Oregon Area, holding the position of senior writer specializing in the WNBA and college basketball.