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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).

22 Aug 1999: Brad Ausmus #12 of the Detroit Tigers stands on second base during the game against the California Angels at Edison Field in Anaheim, California. The Tigers defeated the Angels 12-3. Credit: Tom Hauck /Allsport

Jamie Samuelsen: Ausmus Is A Risky Pick And The Correct Pick

Jim Leyland had a good run as Tigers manager.

97.1 The Ticket–11/04/2013

Brad Ausmus - File 2000 (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Ausmus The Vegas Favorite To Replace Leyland

They’ll put odds on anything from The Oscars to “Survivor” to the Super Bowl coin toss to who will be the next Tigers manager.

97.1 The Ticket–10/22/2013

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 12: Jose Iglesias #1 of the Detroit Tigers warms up before Game One of the American League Championship Series against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on October 12, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Jamie Samuelsen: Tigers Have ‘Em Right Where They Want ‘Em

We won’t be able to properly put Sunday’s Game 2 debacle into context until we find out what happens in the rest of the ALCS.

97.1 The Ticket–10/15/2013

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: (EDITORS NOTE: Multiple exposure created in camera) Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Oakland Athletics during Game Five of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Verlander Dominant, Tigers Advance To ALCS

For most of the season, Tiger fans worried about Justin Verlander.

97.1 The Ticket–10/10/2013

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Grant Balfour #50 of the Oakland Athletics is held back by home plate umpire Gary Darling while exchanging words with Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers in the ninth inning during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 7, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Benches Clear As V-Mart And Balfour Exchange Words [VIDEO REACTION]

It’s a bad sign for the Tigers that the most explosive part of the ALDS so far happened as a result of a foul ball.

97.1 The Ticket–10/07/2013

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 25: Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins during the game on September 25, 2013 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Tigers – A’s Preview – The Pitching Wins Out

For the past few weeks, we’ve heard far too much about what the Tigers don’t have and not enough about what they do.

97.1 The Ticket–10/03/2013

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 31:  (EDITORS NOTE: This image was processed using digital filters) Actor Bryan Cranston attends The Film Society Of Lincoln Center And AMC Celebration Of "Breaking Bad" Final Episodes  at The Film Society of Lincoln Center, Walter Reade Theatre on July 31, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Breaking Bad Recap: The Finale

It was a great show. I’m satisfied with the ending. If that makes me a bad person – so be it. At least I’m not as bad as Walt – who I still kind of like. How’s that for moral ambiguity?

97.1 The Ticket–09/30/2013

(FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Breaking Bad Recap – The Appetizer

Two weeks ago, ‘Breaking Bad’ delivered the greatest hour of television that most of us had ever seen.

97.1 The Ticket–09/23/2013

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 31: (L-R) Bob Odenkirk, Aaron Paul, Betsy Brandt, RJ Mitte, Anna Gunn, Dean Norris, Bryan Cranston and Vince Gilligan attend the 'Breaking Bad' NY Premiere 2013 at The Film Society of Lincoln Center, Walter Reade Theatre on July 31, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for AMC)

Breaking Bad Recap – Breaking Good?

So, has anyone caught their breath yet? Has anyone slept? Has anyone ever watched a more intense, heartbreaking, jaw-dropping hour of television in their lives?

97.1 The Ticket–09/16/2013

Bryan Cranston, star of the television series "Breaking Bad,"(ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)  FILE.

Breaking Bad Recap – The Gilligan Strikes Back

There was a fair amount of grumbling after last week’s episode of ‘Breaking Bad’.

97.1 The Ticket–09/10/2013

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