Lane joined WTVR as a news photographer in 1994. He spent three years as weekend sports anchor before becoming the sports director in May of 1998.
In 2014, Lane was honored with both regional and national Edward R. Murrow awards for sports reporting for his profile of Kevin Grayson. He was also nominated for a regional Emmy award.
He has been named Virginia Sportscaster of the year 3 times, and been honored by Richmond Magazine as their readers’ favorite local sportscaster 5 times. Since his promotion to sports director, the CBS 6 Sports Department has been honored by the Associated Press, Virginia Association of Broadcasters, and National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association 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 NSSA as well as 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.