- Written by Belinda Elliott
- Category: Arts & Entertainment
- Published: 26 February 2018
Seventeen years. Four types of cancer. One survivor. Former Hampton Roads TV news anchor Jane Gardner battled breast, skin, ovarian and lung cancer. As the region’s first medical reporter who covered many groundbreaking stories, her new story to tell is one of self-advocacy. Now you can watch her compelling story online.
About Jane Gardner
A Richmond native, Jane Gardner is an award-winning television journalist who began her career as a reporter at WSLS TV in Roanoke, Virginia in 1974. She moved on to anchor/reporter at WTVR-TV in Richmond in 1976. Her journey to Hampton Roads began in 1978 when she became the anchor at WVEC-TV, where she was the area’s first television medical reporter. In 1990 she moved to anchor at WTKR TV. After more than 20 years in television news, Jane entered the public relations field to serve as the Public Affairs Director at Eastern Virginia Medical School from 1998 until 2003. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Maryland. Gardner lives in Norfolk with her husband, Gary.
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