Jean-Jacques Taylor is an award-winning journalist who has been covering sports in Dallas-Fort Worth for nearly 25 years.
He’s currently the Cowboys Insider for NBCDFW.com, appearing on all of their platforms. Taylor also hostsJ Dub City, a daily radio show on ESPN Dallas radio 103.3-FM from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Taylor spent the previous six years at ESPN as a Dallas-based general columnist, where he was honored in 2017 by the New York City Press Club Medical/Science story of the year his piece with Shaun Assael highlighting the dangers of undiagnosed mental illness. The ESPN Magazine piece is also a finalist for the National Association of Black Journalist's Salute to Excellence Award.
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Taylor, who began his career at The Dallas Morning News as an intern, covered the Cowboys exclusively from 1995 until 2007, when he was promoted to general columnist.
He’s covered 20 Super Bowls, two World Series, two NBA Finals, a Stanley Cup Finals, the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver and a host of special moments such as Emmitt Smith breaking the NFL’s all-time rushing record.
The Dallas Skyline High School graduate and Ohio State University graduate lives in DeSoto with his wife, Lorraine, and his son, Ashton-Jude and granddaughter Allanah.