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Jack Kane Biography
Jack Kane is an American co-anchors “13 Morning News” and also anchors “13 News at Noon.”Has been with WOWK since 1999, after spending 19 years as a reporter and anchor for WCHS-TV. Prior to coming to Charleston, Kane anchored the evening news on WTAP-TV in Parkersburg.
Jack Kane Age
It’s unfortunate that Jack Kane has not revealed to the public any information concerning his age, date of birth, year as well as the place he was born and raised. Apparently, he has preferred to keep it private away from the public. Jack grew up following the fortunes and misfortunes of his hometown Cleveland Indians.
Jack Kane Wife
Jack is married to Sherrie, the couple has two daughters and seven granddaughters and two grandsons. The family resides in South Charleston with their teacup Yorkie “Toby.”
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Jack Kane Career
Jack Kane currently co-anchors “13 News This Morning” and anchors “13 News at Noon.” has been with WOWK since 1999, after spending 19 years as a reporter and anchor for WCHS-TV. Prior to coming to Charleston, Kane anchored the evening news on WTAP-TV in Parkersburg.
Jack has covered four presidential visits, six gubernatorial inaugurations, and numerous legislative sessions. He has also interviewed many notables from the creative world including Michael J. Fox, David Caruso, Tyne Daily, Dustin Hoffman, Bob Barker, Cindy Crawford, Faye Dunaway, Tim Allen, Jenna Elfman, George C. Scott, the Olsen Twins, Marlo Thomas, James Earl Jones, Jamie Lee Curtis and Teri Hatcher, Charlie Sheen, Felicity Huffman and Neil Patrick Harris.
Jack has also hosted talk radio programs on WCHS-AM and WQBE-FM in Charleston. He also worked in various capacities at radio stations in Cleveland, Pomeroy, Steubenville and Marietta, Ohio, as well as spending two years in production at NBC Radio in New York. Jack was inducted into the WV Broadcasting Hall of Fame in 2013.
Jack Kane Interview
First off, I want to ask what inspired you to begin producing at such a young age, and how you got so good so quickly? For real, your beats are incredible.
throughout my life, I would have various interests n go hard as at em at different times. So it was the same thing with music, just 8th grade me messing around for days straight trying to make interesting beats. I’ve also played piano for many years so that helps
‘Geekin’ remains my favorite song from you, it definitely has some of your harder rappings. I definitely think songs like that as well as ‘Evergreen’ from your SUGARKANE EP represent my favorite style from you. Is there more of that to come?
there’s definitely more of that style to come. I like to switch up my sound and not be known as one dimensional, so I’ll always make more hard songs like those. Need the balance
Speaking of ‘Geekin’, I really dig the video that just dropped for it. Do you have any more visuals on the way?
yup, more visuals on the way. I have one ready for Backpack that I’m going to drop soon, it’s better than Geekin. I’m trying to shoot a video a week though because visuals are super important to me as an artist. I work closely with my editor Harry who’s fye with the videos. Geekin was the first full video he ever edited, we only going up from here
Two of the tracks on your latest project weren’t produced by you. Do you find going over other people’s beats to be a different process to self-production?
yeah, I would say the process differs when it’s my beat versus someone else’s. When it’s my beat, I’ll have a vision for the record from the first melody I make, and I’ll go from there with the lyrics. For someone else’s beat, it’s more me catching a vibe and thinking “how can I make this a hit?”
Who are you influenced by? Both from a rapping and production perspective.
dr drew, Pharrell, speaker knockers, and old playboy Carti is some of my sonic inspirations. Whether they’re making a really high-quality unique beat or spitting on the song, those 4 would always leave me with new ideas for my own music
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