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Jamie Samuelsen

Jamie Samuelsen is the co-host of the “Jamie and Wojo Show” that airs weekdays at 6 PM on 97.1 “The Ticket” – the #1 rated radio station in Detroit. His blogs appear three times a week in the Detroit Free Press. Jamie is also part of the broadcast team for WJBK (Fox2) TV’s Football Sunday show that analyzes the Detroit Lions on game day. He appears monthly on Fox2’s Sunday Sports Works show roundtable segments.

Jamie signed on to WDFN in 1994. For more than 10 years, Jamie was part of every sports fan’s morning routine; first as the co-host of WDFN’s morning show, then as the Sports Director on the top-rated “Mike in the Morning Show” on 101 WRIF and finally as the co-host of the WCSX Morning Show with radio legend Ken Calvert.

Jamie has covered dozens of major sporting events including the Super Bowl, the World Series, The Stanley Cup Finals, the NBA Finals, the Final Four, the US Open, The Ryder Cup, and the Major League Baseball All-Star Game.

Jamie was born and raised in Lafayette, California outside of San Francisco. He graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in communications.
Jamie resides in Oakland County with his wife, television news anchor/reporter Christy McDonald and his children Caroline (7), Josh (5) and Catherine (2).

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01: (3rd-L) Michigan State Spartans head coach Mark Dantonio is interviewed onstage after defeating the Stanford Cardinal 24-20 in the 100th Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2014 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

What Are The Odds Michigan State Wins The National Championship?

So it’s officially not too early to start looking ahead to which teams have the best chance to win the first ever College Football Playoff.

97.1 The Ticket–07/24/2014

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 02: Actress Yvonne Strahovski attends 24: Live Another Day World Premiere Event for Fox on Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on May 2, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for FOX)

The 24 Blog – 5 PM – 6 PM [BLOG]

If a nuclear bomb ever fell on a city where Jack Bauer was living, we can now safely say that the only things to survive the blast would be the cockroaches…and Jack Bauer.

97.1 The Ticket–06/10/2014

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 06: Kiefer Sutherland attends the UK premiere of '24: Live Another Day' at Old Billingsgate Market on May 6, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)

The 24 Blog – 4 PM – 5 PM

“Jack wants her. Jack needs her. Jack gets her.” James Heller, 2014

97.1 The Ticket–06/03/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 22: Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers scrambles for the loose ball during the fifth inning of the game against the Chicago White Sox at Comerica Park on September 22, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

The FOUR Key Tigers for 2014

We already know the x-factors for the Tigers – Nick Castellanos, Ian Kinsler and Drew Smyly.

97.1 The Ticket–03/06/2014

DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 15:  Head coach Jim Caldwell of the Detroit Lions is flanked by General Manager Martin Mayhew, left, and President Tom Lewand, right, after being introduced during a news conference at Ford Field on January 15, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

If The Lions Were In The Super Bowl… [BLOG]

In all the coverage of Peyton Manning, Richard Sherman, Marshawn Lynch and the rest of Super Bowl XLVIII, there has been a smaller story that’s gotten a morsel of the attention.

97.1 The Ticket–01/30/2014

MetLife Stadium, which will host Superbowl XLVIII next month, is seen on January 22, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. In what is being called the first ever 'cold weather superbowl,' the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks will face off in front of over 80,000 fans on February 2. Cold weather welcome kits have been produced for fans that will include earmuffs, hats, mittens, hand warmers, lip balm, and tissues, among other items. After a snowstorm hit the New York region with a foot of snow earlier this week, the NFL and local authorities are doing everying possible to prepare for a snowstorm on the day of the game. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Rundown: Super Bowl Prop Bets Galore [BLOG]

It’s one week until Super Bowl XLVIII (which raises the question – will they ever drop the whole roman numerals charade?).

97.1 The Ticket–01/24/2014

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - JANUARY 05: Jessica Smith celebrates after winning the second ladies 1,000 meter final during the U.S. Olympic Short Track Trials at the Utah Olympic Oval on January 5, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Detroit Olympian Needs Help Fulfilling Her Dreams

If you haven’t been already, you’re about to be inundated by Winter Olympic commercials.

97.1 The Ticket–01/16/2014

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 24: Head coach Jim Schwartz of the Detroit Lions watches the action against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Ford Field on November 24, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Jamie Samuelsen: Schwartz Is Coaching For His Job

By: Jamie Samuelsen @jamiesamuelsen The Ping-Pong nature of this Lions season has left all of us scratching our heads. Super Bowl winning coach Jimmy Johnson thinks the Lions may be one of the best, most [...]

97.1 The Ticket–12/09/2013

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Could Dave Dombrowski Leave Detroit To Become The MLB Commissioner?

According to ESPN’s Buster Olney, Dombrowski is receiving a groundswell of support to replace Bud Selig as MLB Commissioner when Selig retires following the 2014 season.

CBS Detroit–11/26/2013

CHARLOTTE, NC - AUGUST 17:  Richie Incognito #68 of the Miami Dolphins during their preseason game at Bank of America Stadium on August 17, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Could Richie Incognito Be A Lion?

Is it possible that the ultimate landing spot for the most controversial player in the NFL could be Detroit?

97.1 The Ticket–11/11/2013

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