Jane Coaston Biography

Jane Coaston is an American Political Journalist and has worked with various journalism firms. She is a BA graduate from the University of Michigan and has been honored with the Stephen J. Tonsor Best Oral Presentation of Thesis Award on “Nazi Propaganda Before and After the Battle of Stalingrad”. Recently she is under the limelight for working as a Host and Editor of The Argument at The New York Times.

Early Life

Jane Coaston was born on 3rd September 1987 in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. The names of her parents are Byron Coaston and Jody Coaston. She also has a sister whose name is Susannah Coaston. At a young age, she was really a studious child and enjoyed showing interest in current affairs side. Jane has completed her high school education at a local school in her hometown. Later in 2005, she went to the University of Michigan. From there she received a BA in History and Political Science. She was also invited to attend the Collegiate Network’s Geostrategic Journalism Conference in Prague, Czech Republic.

Jane Coaston Career

After completing her studies, she started pursuing her professional career. In June 2009 she worked as a Staff Writer for St. Louis Post Dispatch in St Louis, Missouri. Next year in September she worked as an Editorial Research Intern for The Chronicle of Higher Education. In January 2011 she worked as a Staff editor and writer for Arabella Advisors in Washington, DC. Next year in March she worked as a Media Relations Coordinator for Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. Later in 2013, she worked as a Press Secretary for the Environmental Working Group.

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In September 2014 she worked as a Writer for Human Rights Campaign. Later in February 2016, she worked as a Political Reporter at MTV Networks/ Logo. Over there she covered the 2016 election and American politics. Next year she worked as a Senior Politics Reporter for Vox Media Inc. In November 2020 she was seen working as the Host and Editor of “The Argument”. She is presently building her fan base via an Opinion podcast and a loyal audience. Along with that, she will be having a rotating cast of guests and debaters which includes Ross and Michelle.

Social Media

Jane is an active user of social media applications like Instagram and Twitter. She enjoys sharing her opinion on current affairs and posts pictures about her lifestyle and work. On her Instagram account, she has 4,492 followers and 1,326 followings. While on her Twitter account she has earned over 139.8 thousand followers and 692 followings.

Jane Coaston Biography

Real Name Jane Coaston
Birth Date 23 September 1987
Age (as of 2022) 34 Years
Birth Place Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Profession Host, Editor
College University of Michigan
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 6” – in Centimeters – 168 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 59 kg  –  in Pounds –  130 lbs
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown


Father Byron Coaston
Mother Jody Samuels
Sister Susannah Coaston

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Affair No
Who is her partner/boyfriend? Jefcoate O’Donnell
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Personal Life

Jane Coaston is currently married. On 2nd May 2015, she tied a wedding knot with her wife named Jefcoate O’ Donnell. The duo got married at a private and intimate wedding ceremony. Her wife has previously worked at MTV Networks. They like to keep their relationship low-key and away from the limelight but are seen spending a lot of quality time together.

Jane Coaston Net Worth

Jane Coaston has earned a fortune from her career by working in the field of politics and journalism.  Lately, she has been working for the New York Times which generates a lot of income. She earns an average salary of $69,121 per year. According to sources her net worth has been estimated at around $699,122.  She also attends a lot of events and makes guest appearances.


  • Her dad is a retired librarian while her mother claims to be a case manager at Lighthouse Youth & Family Services.
  • Her mom has helped thousands of abused children till now.
  • At the University of Michigan, she was the Editor in Chief of Michigan Review in 2009.
  • She has been a two-time recipient of the James B. Angell Scholar Award and four times recipient of University Honors.
  • Jane’s wife has completed her graduation from Harvard and Oxford.
  • At Vox Media Inc, she has written on the GOP and American conservatism; and also co-hosted The Weeds.

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