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).

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 09: Ndamukong Suh #90 of the Detroit Lions sacks Ryan Tannehill #17 of the Miami Dolphins during the first quarter of the game at Ford Field on November 09 , 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Dolphins 20-16. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Jamie Samuelsen: Suh Is The Most Valuable Player In Detroit

About a year ago, I undertook one of the most foolish endeavors that I’ve ever undertaken in this space.

97.1 The Ticket–11/18/2014

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 14:   Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions hits the ground after a play against the Carolina Panthers during the game at Bank of America Stadium on September 14, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Are These The Same Old Lions? Jamie And Wojo Can Give You An Official Answer

Jamie and Wojo have consulted with Lions fans and concocted a formula to determine whether or not this season will be another labled “Same Old Lions.”

97.1 The Ticket–10/10/2014

Dan Vitale #40 of the Northwestern Wildcats is tackled by Taiwan Jones #34 of the Michigan State Spartans during the first half on November 23, 2013 at Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Northwestern Unveils Alternative (Awful) Uniforms [PHOTOS]

If you need to EXPLAIN to your fans what the uniforms mean, perhaps you’ve taken a little too big of a leap.

97.1 The Ticket–10/07/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 14:  Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus #7 watches the action from the dugout during the fourth inning of the game against the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park on September 14, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Indians 6-4.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Samuelsen: The Case For Brad Ausmus

Brad Ausmus will not be the AL Manager of the Year.

97.1 The Ticket–09/16/2014

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The Greatest Caller Jamie & Wojo Have Ever Had [AUDIO]

Mike informed us that his call was fueled be ‘6 to 10’ beers consumed during a day of yard work in his barn. (They have barns in Rochester Hills?)

97.1 The Ticket–08/15/2014

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

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