Who is Jamie Erdahl?
Jamie Erdahl Buckman was born in Bloomington, Minnesota USA, on 3 December 1988 – her zodiac sign is Sagittarius, and she holds American nationality. She’s a journalist and social media personality, who’s probably known best for the work she’s done for the sports show “SEC on CBS”, also known as “College Football on CBS Sports”.
Early life and education
Jamie was raised in Bloomington by her parents, about whom little is known because she respects their privacy; it’s believed that her father Jim is the owner of his own business, and that her mother Chris is an accountant. Because Jamie hasn’t spoken of having any siblings, most of her fans believe her to be an only child.
Jamie grew up being interested in sports, and began playing softball and basketball while still attending a local elementary school. She enrolled at Breck School in 2003, and continued playing sports there, while she also became interested in creative writing, and acting with the school’s drama club.
Jamie matriculated in 2007, and enrolled at St. Olaf College on a sports scholarship; she spent the following two years playing basketball and softball for their teams, however, Jamie chose to switch to journalism, and thus transferred to American University in 2009; she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication and media studies in 2011.
Career as a journalist
Jamie hosted multiple shows for the university, including “Eye on the Eagle”, all of which aired on the American regional sports network Comcast SportsNet Washington (now NBC Sports Washington).
Jamie began attracting attention in November 2012, when she joined the American regional sports cable and satellite TV network New England Sports Network (NESN) as their TV reporter, and for the job, had to move to Boston, Massachusetts. Jamie could’ve been seen hosting several live news shows for the network, and was also a sideline reporter for the Boston Red Sox 2013 season, together with Jenny Dell; in 2014 she was named the sideline reporter for the professional ice hockey team the Boston Bruins.
However, Jamie quit NESN in November 2014, and was then hired to work at CBS Sports as a reporter.
She’s today working as the lead sideline reporter for the show “SEC on CBS”, together with Gary Danielson and Brad Nessler; the show covers most college football games, and Jamie’s also covering the regular college basketball seasons, March Madness and National Basketball Association (NBA), all for CBS.
The American commercial broadcast TV and radio network CBS was founded on 18 September 1927, and launched its TV segments on 1 July 1941. Its headquarters can be found in New York City, and it’s today one of the three biggest traditional broadcasting networks, with the other two being NBC and ABC.
CBS has more than 240 affiliated TV stations in the USA, while some of these are available in Canada; in 2018, the network ranked #197 on the Fortune 500 list – the largest American companies.
Jamie is highly active on various popular social media networks, mostly because it’s important for her career as a journalist to inform her fans on the internet about news, although she also likes to share the details of her private life.
Jamie is today followed by close to 50,000 people on Instagram, and has uploaded more than 400 pictures onto the network, most of which have been taken during her everyday life; she’s today mostly focused on uploading pictures which feature her recently born daughter.
Jamie launched her Twitter account in May 2009, now followed by more than 60,000 people, while she’s tweeted over 12,000 times. She’s highly active on the network, as she usually tweets at least once a day, while mostly using Twitter to share sports news and her opinion on various matters.
Jamie has a Facebook page as well, and it’s today followed by more than 10,000 fans, while her most recent update was on 18 February 2021.
Jamie has a TikTok account, and it’s today followed by more than 250 people, while it numbers close to 1,000 likes of all her videos combined, most of which feature her spending time with her husband and their daughters.
Husband and children
Jamie seems to be okay with sharing some details of her private life with her fans, and it’s widely known that she’s today a married woman, as well as a mother of two. Jamie met Sam Buckman in 2011, but neither has shared how exactly they met – some of Jamie’s fans believe that they were set on a blind date by a mutual friend. Sam is a former Football Player, who holds a degree from the University of Michigan. They moved in together in 2013, became engaged in 2016, and married on 23 July 2017 in a private ceremony attended by only the closest of their friends and family members.
On 10 July 2019, Jamie gave birth to their daughter Brooke Marie Buckman, and their second daughter Avery Buckman followed on 20 May 2021.
Jamie hasn’t spoken of any other men (or women) whom she has perhaps been with, and as of March 2022, she’s married to Sam Buckman, and they have two daughters together.
Hobbies and other interests
Jamie loves to travel, and her career has taken her all around the US; she’s apparently also vacationed in several European cities, including London in England, Athens in Greece, and Paris in France.
Jamie’s physically highly active, and has multiple training sessions at the gym every week, thus her slim figure; she’s also following a strict diet – some of her fans believe that she’s vegan.
Jamie’s a huge dog-lover, and has apparently donated money to a couple of animal shelters.
Summer is Jamie’s favorite season, as she likes to sun tan at the beach and swim in the ocean.
Jamie enjoys watching movies late at night – her favorite actors and actresses are Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and Anne Hathaway, while a couple of her favorite films include “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”, “Inception” and “One Day”.
Age, height and net worth
Jamie’s age is 33. She has long brown hair which she usually dyes blonde, her eyes are brown and her height is 5ft 5ins (1.65m); she weighs around 120lbs (55kgs).
As of March 2022, Jamie’s net worth has been estimated at more than $500,000.