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 4 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.
Originally from upstate New York, Lane graduated from Plattsburgh State 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.