Royer is the son of broadcaster Mike Royer and his wife, the former Amy Pinion. He graduated from Mountain Brook High School and the University of Alabama. While still in college he began his broadcasting career announcing on high school football games on WHPH-FM.
- Beahm, Anna (July 9, 2018) "Jack Royer named co-anchor at CBS 42." The Birmingham News
- Jack Royer website