Jay Omar joined the 10/11 & NBC Nebraska News teams in February 2016.
Jay Omar was born and raised in Omaha before attending the University of Nebraska at Kearney where he graduated with a journalism degree.
Prior to working in television, he worked in the newspaper industry for three years. He has worked for four different publications since graduation, including a bi-weekly paper located on the Oregon Coast.
In his free time, Jay enjoys playing and watching sports, especially Chicago Cubs baseball. He also likes spending time with his family, including his wife, Erin, and his five brothers that live in the Omaha area.
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