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|Appears in||Saints Row (voice only) |
Saints Row 2
Saints Row 2: Ultor Exposed
Saints Row: The Third
Saints Row IV (voice only)
Enter The Dominatrix (voice only)
|Also known as||Jane Valderama |
|Voiced by||Lauri Hendler|
- "It's been a while. You look good."
- — Jane Valderamma upon meeting the Saints after Killbane's interview
Jane Valderamma is the News Reporter of Stilwater's local channel, Channel 6. She is seen reporting Johnny Gat's trial, interviewing Troy Bradshaw after The Protagonist, Johnny and Pierce rob Poseidon's Palace, and then again after Troy Bradshaw was forced by Dane Vogel to free several Brotherhood members from incarceration. . She has loathing for a lawyer named Zach Johnson, who according to her, stole her footage time. To make people more focused on her during her report, she paid The Protagonist to cause mayhem in various neighborhoods throughout the city
Though looking remarkably different, Jane's new job in Steelport is basically the same as her job in Stilwater, reporting on the aftermath of The Protagonist's mayhem and destruction during missions, although this time far more frequently, reporting her "regular scheduled radio programming" after every mission completed by The Protagonist (activity missions are not reported by her).
- Main article: Newscasts
In Saints Row (along with Jack Armstrong), Saints Row 2 and Saints Row: The Third, Valderamma can be heard over the radio after completing certain missions, often summarizing the events of them. In the latter game, her newscasts tend to be around 45 seconds long and play immediately after getting into a vehicle following completion of a mission. Certain newscasts are followed by adverts for episodes of Nyte Blayde. Unlike Saints Row 2, Valderamma's newscasts can be heard over the Mixtape, although changing the radio station back and forth will stop it.
Saints Row 2: Ultor ExposedEdit
She is prominent in the Saints Row 2 DLC Ultor Exposed in which The Protagonist contacts her in doing an interview with Tera Patrick. Both The Protagonist and Tera go through a lot to get the bodies and chemicals as proof to Ultor's wrongdoings. But when time to do the interview, Jane twist Tera's words to make it look like she was the one responsible, humiliating Tera on TV. Once the cameras stop rolling, Jane gives a subtle hint that she was paid off and states her reasons that Ultor would've buried the story regardless and that Tera can try her little revenge without them. A furious Tera vows she will.
Saints Row: The ThirdEdit
Jane is present when Cyrus Temple offers to answers questions on the newly arrived STAG in Steelport. He goes on to telling the story of the death of Jessica at the hands of a gang member in order to sway Jane who begins questioning how safe STAG is to the people of Steelport.
Sometime later, Jane gives an interview to Luchadores leader Killbane who set up the 3rd Street Saints over the destruction of the Hughes Memorial Bridge in Stilwater. The Protagonist and Shaundi arrive to kill Killbane, and Jane tells them that Killbane has ran off and anxiously asks The Protagonist if they are mad about her interviewing Killbane. The Protagonist however simply leaves with Shaundi to sort out Killbane.
Saints Row IVEdit
Jane was abducted by Zinyak before the earth was destroyed, and serves as the DJ for 97.6 K12 FM within the simulation. She also appears on Klassic 102.4 radio when made to read from Shakespeare by Zinyak which she delivers in the same tone like her newscasts.
Enter the DominatrixEdit
In Saints Row 2 her name is referred to as "Valderama" on the Homie unlock screen and "Valderamma" in the subtitles and string files of the game. In Saints Row: The Third she's again referred to as "Valderamma" in the Oliver Assassinations request and "Valderrama" in the mission "STAG Film", with no mention of "Valderama".
When recruited as a Homie she will often comment on the actions of the player as if she was doing a newscast, and sometimes says "I've never been an embedded journalist before" when calling her on the Cellphone.[replace with actual quote]
- She is heard along with Jack Armstrong reporting on the explosion of Alderman Hughes' yacht during the credits of Saints Row.
Saints Row 2Edit
- Jane becomes an unlockable homie in Saints Row 2 after the player performs 50 Muggings.
- She uses a Tombstone shotgun and drives an Anchor news van when called as a Homie.
- She may arrive in an Anchor with any logo, even though she works for Channel 6.
- Valderamma is a Hispanic surname, but Jane speaks with a Mid Atlantic accent, in this case meaning a cross between a East Coast American accent and an Upper Middle Class South East English accent rather than an accent from the Mid Atlantic region of the United States. It is also possible that her voice and accent could be based on the late ITN newsreader Carol Barnes. Indeed the ITN News theme plays at the end of news bulletins in Saints Row 2, thus further hinting at a possible link.
- Valderamma's voice is similar to comedian Alex Borstein's character Tricia Takanawa on Seth McFarlene's Family Guy, which in turn is a reprisal of her character Sue Napersville from MadTV's recurring News at Six sketch.
Saints Row: The ThirdEdit
- Jane Valderamma made her debut appearance in Saints Row: The Third after IGN released a preview showcasing the F-69 VTOL, in which Valderamma could be heard giving a news report on the radio.
- She is heard on the the radio in Saints Row: The Third. The first time she is heard in Saints Row: The Third is when The Protagonist arrives in Steelport, reporting on the crates and vehicles that had fallen out of Loren's jet.
- She is notable for pronouncing Spanish names such as the Lopez brothers and Angel DeLa Muerte the Spanish way; even Angel himself pronounces the name the Anglophone way.
- Despite this, she pronounces Carlos Mendoza's name the anglophone way in a Saints Row 2 newscast.
Saints Row IVEdit
- Jane and Johnny Gat are the only characters who are in every game in the series with the same voice actor.
- An article on the Saints Row Website detailing the history of the Saints is written by Jane.
- ↑ Saints Row: The Third credits
- ↑ Voice only
- ↑ Missions: Live! With Killbane, Gang Bang
- ↑ Mission: Appointed Defender
- ↑ Mission: Saint's Seven
- ↑ Mission: Jail Bait
- ↑ Activity: Mayhem, Red Light District
- ↑ Mission: Weekend at Tera's
- ↑ Mission: Burden of Proof
- ↑ Mission: America's Next Top Scientist
- ↑ Mission: Gang Bang
- ↑ Mission: Live! With Killbane
- ↑ Image: Jane "Valderama" unlocked as a Homie in Saints Row 2
- ↑ Newscasts in Saints Row 2
- ↑ Image: Jane's surname spelled as "Valderamma" in Saints Row: The Third
- ↑ Image: Jane's surname spelled as "Valderrama" in "STAG Film" in Saints Row: The Third
- ↑ Youtube: Saints Row #49 Epilogue #3 Salting The Earth - YouTube, retrieved 15th August 2011
- ↑ Youtube: Saints Row The Third Saints Row: The Third - Fighter Jet Gameplay - YouTube
- ↑ Mission: We're Going to Need Guns
- ↑ http://www.saintsrow.com/uk/about/history
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