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).

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

(credit: George Fox/CBS Detroit)

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

NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 11:  Kris Draper #33 of the Detroit Red Wings skates against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on December 11, 2010 in Newark, New Jersey. The Red Wings defeated the the Devils 4-1.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Kris Draper And Wendel Clark Talk Alumni Showdown

The Winter Classic will be played in Michigan Stadium on January 1st.

97.1 The Ticket–11/04/2013

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

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