Lane is a three-time Virginia Sportscaster of the Year who joined WTVR as a news photographer in 1994. He spent three years as weekend sports anchor before becoming the sports director in 1998. Since then, the CBS 6 Sports Department has been honored by the AP, VAB, and NSSA 15 different times.
Lane is one of the voters for the Dudley Award, handed out to Virginia's best college football player. He is also on the voting panel for the John Wooden Award, given to the player of the year in college basketball. He is a member of the National Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association as well as the Football Writers Association of America and the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association, which hands out All-ACC honors each year.
Originially from upstate NY, Lane graduated from Plattsburgh St University and worked as a sports anchor and photographer at WUTR in Utica, NY before heading south.
He is a die hard (and realistic) NY Yankees and Pittsburgh Steelers fan. He enjoys running and golf and is married to former CBS 6 anchor Deborah Cox. They have two children, Connor and Mary Catherine.