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Edward Aschoff Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Place Of Birth
Oxford, USA
38 years old
Birth Date
December 23 1985

Edward Aschoff Facts

Child Star?
Education & Qualifications
Oxford High School
Net Worth
Current Partner
Katy Berteau
Patrica Aschoff, Peter Aschoff

About Edward Aschoff 

Edward Aschoff was an American ESPN Sports journalist who died the same day he was born.

Edward Aschoff is no more with us. He died of pneumonia and hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH), an aggressive type of cancer in the lungs.

Edward Aschoff was initially treated for pneumonia, and later during the treatment, he was diagnosed with hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH), a symptom that reduces the entire body's immune system. After struggling out of illness, Edward passed away on Christmas eve, on December 24, 2019. Before his death, Edward thanked his fiancee Katy Berteau whom he was to marry in April 2020, for taking care of him while he was battling pneumonia.

Edward Aschoff Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What was Edward Aschoff's net worth?

Edward Aschoff's profession as a news anchor and reporter contributed to his income, and it was a job that was held in great regard to the very end. His net worth was estimated to be approximately $1 million, despite the lack of information on his pay. The late reporter's properties and assets details are unavailable at this time since he did not post such personal information on the internet.

How much did Edward Aschoff earn per year?

The Annual income details of Edward Aschoff are not available.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall was Edward Aschoff?

Edward Aschoff was 5 ft 10 in (178 cm) tall.

How old was Edward Aschoff?

Edward Aschoff was 34 years old when he passed away in December 2019.

Childhood And Education

Edward Carmichael Aschoff was born on December 24, 1985, in Oxford, Mississippi. His parents were Patrica Aschoff and Peter Aschoff. He is an American. He has no siblings and moved to Los Angeles, California, for his career.

Since his childhood, he has been very bright. He received his primary education from Oxford High School and his Bachelor's degree in journalism in 2008 from the University of Florida. He was interested in sports journalism which is known from the fact that he covered the news of Florida Gators games for The Gainesville Sun from 2007-2011. The Gainsville Sun is a daily newspaper published in Florida, USA.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who was Edward Aschoff dating?

Katy Berteau was engaged to him. Edward and Katy had been together for a long time. In reality, they relocated to Los Angeles as a group to begin a new chapter in their lives. Katy proposed to Edward with a Gozilla ring in December of 2018. This happened when the couple was in Atlanta for Aschoff's 30th birthday celebration.

He even expressed his delight by posting images of the events on social media.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

He covered the University Of Florida's,  Florida Gators, football, basketball, and baseball teams for The Gainesville Sun from 2007-2011.

He joined SoBeFiT Magazines as a Freelance Sports Writer in November 2004 and served as a Freelance writer for the national magazine with a readership in major cities such as New York, Miami, and Los Angeles from April 2009 to December 2010. Aschoff wrote sports articles of more than six hundred words but less than four thousand five hundred words.

In 2011, Aschoff joined ESPN (Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) as an SEC reporter, quickly establishing himself as a rising star. In 2017, Aschoff relocated to Los Angeles to take on a new national position with ESPN (Entertainment and Sports Programming Network), which includes performances on SEC Network, SportsCenter, and ESPN (Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) Radio, as well as sideline reporting on television and radio during college football games.

Aschoff died of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, a consequence of pneumonia and underlying undetected stage four non-Hodgkin lymphoma, on his 34th birthday.

On November 30, he had his final duty, which was to attend the Ohio State-Michigan football game in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The narrative of LSU Football's Clyde Edwards-Helaire and the hyphen in his name was his last feature. In Aschoff's honor, a small memorial was conducted in his hometown of Oxford, followed by a larger event in Atlanta. The Mayor and Board of Aldermen of Oxford declared January 18, 2020, as Edward Aschoff Day in his honor.

Charity Work

The Edward Aschoff Memorial Fund was created by the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications to help students who work in sports journalism.

In honor of Aschoff, the Southeastern Conference established a communications internship.

What awards did Edward Aschoff win?

In 2018, he received the Football Writers Association of America's (FWAA) second first-place award for his writing abilities. Aschoff has earned first-place prizes from the Football Writers Association of America twice for his writing: in 2016, for a piece about college football players coping with racism and profiling, and in 2018, for a column about former Florida football coach Jim McElwain.

The Football Writers Association of America's Edward Aschoff Rising Star Award is named after the renowned ESPN college football reporter who died on Christmas Eve, 2019, on his 34th birthday, from previously undiscovered Stage four non-lymphoma Hodgkin's disease in his lungs.

The Edward Aschoff Rising Star Award was established by the Football Writers Association of America to recognize one young journalist under the age of 34 who possesses not just the talent and work ethic required to thrive in our field, but also the desire to improve it.

Edward Aschoff's Hobbies And Interests

Edward Aschoff was interested in watching football games. He also loved traveling.

Other Interesting Edward Aschoff Facts And Trivia

  • Edward Aschoff's birth zodiac sign was Capricorn.
  • The subject for one of his brief writing assignment in a 2008 class was called Finding Your Voice, where he was to write about an object. Ed wrote about a 20-plus-year-old stuffed Mickey Mouse doll. His performance was on his experiences with Mickey as a child, including how he pulled it apart when he was angry and also how his mother and grandmother never stopped repairing him. As a result, Ed utilized Mickey as a vehicle to discuss devotion and love. Ed took Mickey from his suitcase and everyone in the class began to cry.
  • In April 2020, he had intended to marry his sweetheart, Katy Berteau, in New Orleans, USA.
  • According to ESPN, David Ubben of The Athletic was the first recipient of the award, which honors a writer under the age of 34.
  • The Athletic's Grace Raynor has been named the second Edward Aschoff Rising Star Award winner.

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