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In Photos: Everything You Need To Know About Jen Lada, ESPN's New Colin Cowherd Show Contributor

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This summer, there will be a new face (and voice) on Colin Cowherd's radio show on ESPN - Jen Lada. Lada, who is leaving Comcast Sports Net in Chicago to take the new gig, will be featured as a regular contributor on the show. There are also rumors that she'll be featured on SportsCenter and a number of other programs on the network. Lada, now 34 years old, announced that she'd be leaving Comcast Sports Net in June, and she's set to start at the Worldwide Leader in August.

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How did she get her career started? Where is she from? And is she single? We've got those answers and more, along with a few photos of the rising star.In Photos: Everything You Need To Know About Jen Lada >>>Where is Jen Lada From?Lada is from northern Illinois, and spent her entire childhood there until deciding to attend Marquette University in Wisconsin. At Marquette, she was a cheerleader for the basketball team, majoring in journalism and broadcasting. She switched her major to PR for a short time, before realizing that her true passion was journalism. Still, when she graduated, she claims she had a "horrible" resume tape. How'd She Get Started In The Industry?

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How'd She Get Started In The Industry?

Lada got her first post-college gig (an internship) at Preps Plus, a local high school sports show in Milwaukee. After spending an entire school year there, she got a weekend sports anchor job in Rockford, Illinois. After a few years at that position, she landed at FOX 6 in Milwaukee in January of 2006. You can still read her bio here.

How Did Lada Wind Up At ESPN?

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Cool to chat with @theleaguefxx@SteveRannazzisi at work today. See him at @ZaniesComClubs tonight & this weekend. ?? pic.twitter.com/8W8otCT4Ki

— Jen Lada (@JenLada) February 6, 2015

">@SteveRannazzisi at work today. See him at @ZaniesComClubs tonight & this weekend. pic.twitter.com/8W8otCT4Ki

— Jen Lada (@JenLada)

Cool to chat with @theleaguefxx@SteveRannazzisi at work today. See him at @ZaniesComClubs tonight & this weekend. ?? pic.twitter.com/8W8otCT4Ki

— Jen Lada (@JenLada) February 6, 2015

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How Did Lada Wind Up At ESPN?Lada spent seven years at FOX 6 in Milwaukee, covering the Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Brewers, Milwaukee Bucks and more. In 2013, Lada landed at Comcast SportsNet in Chicago as a full-time anchor and reporter, covering the Chicago Bears, the Chicago Blackhawks, the Chicago Bulls, the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox. After two years in the spotlight, ESPN came calling.What Are Jen Lada's Interests?

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Today "work" involves some @SpartanRace training at @RiverNorthGym. Watch for the videos on http://t.co/DqzJYYGvQT. pic.twitter.com/xb0xot2dIE

— Jen Lada (@JenLada) August 22, 2014

">@RiverNorthGym. Watch for the videos on http://t.co/DqzJYYGvQT. pic.twitter.com/xb0xot2dIE

— Jen Lada (@JenLada)

Today "work" involves some @SpartanRace training at @RiverNorthGym. Watch for the videos on http://t.co/DqzJYYGvQT. pic.twitter.com/xb0xot2dIE

— Jen Lada (@JenLada) August 22, 2014

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What Are Jen Lada's Interests?

Lada is very into fitness. A member of cross country and track teams in high school, she's run marathons and other types of races since becoming an adult. In fact, back in July of 2011, Lada broke her clavicle in a bike crash training for a triathlon. She was sidelined from her usual television duties for almost two months.

Is Jen Lada Single?

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Is Jen Lada Single?Lada was married back in 2006 to fellow Marquette grad Sean Reti. In 2009, they had their first child together. That's all we really know.Lada doesn't talk much about her personal life on social media. We're not sure if they're still together.More Photos Of Jen Lada

">@whitesox beat this spring. pic.twitter.com/mdhZWBdOj4

— Jen Lada (@JenLada)

Great night meeting fans at Sox Fest @CSNChicago autograph table. Excited to be on the @whitesox beat this spring. pic.twitter.com/mdhZWBdOj4

— Jen Lada (@JenLada) January 25, 2014

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Here are a few more photos of Jen Lada, who you'll be seeing more of very soon.

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">@Bucks training facility. pic.twitter.com/B9sH7xwA

— Jen Lada (@JenLada)

Pre NBA Draft at @Bucks training facility. pic.twitter.com/B9sH7xwA

— Jen Lada (@JenLada) June 28, 2012

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