Pam Oliver

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Full Name Pam Oliver
Age 59 Years Old
Nick Name Pam
Gender Female
Birth Date March 10th, 1961
Birth Place Dallas, Texas

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About Pam Oliver

An American sportscaster, Pam Oliver is best known for her work on the sidelines for various "National Basketball Association" (NBA) and "National Football League" (NFL) games. She joined Fox's NFL coverage team in 1995. Previously, she was an All-American track athlete, while earning a broadcast journalism degree at Florida A&M University. She began to cover playoff basketball on TNT in 2005. In 2016, Pam became a correspondent for the sports TV show, "60 Minutes Sports". As a teenager, Pam was excellent in track and field, basketball, and tennis. She began her career with ESPN in 1993. The FOX broadcasters for Eagles-Washington are Kevin Burkhardt (play by play), Daryl Johnston (analyst), and Pam Oliver (sideline). She has also gained an "Outstanding Woman in Journalism", Ebony award in 2004.

Famous For

  • Being an American sportscaster.
  • For her work on the sidelines for various "National Basketball Association" (NBA) and "National Football League" (NFL) games. 

Pam Oliver, a famous sportscaster

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Early Life of Pam Oliver

Pam Oliver opened her eyes for the first time on 10th March 1961 in Dallas, Texas, U.S. She belongs to American nationality whereas her ethnicity is African-American. Similarly, she is from Christianity religion. Pisces is her zodiac sign and black is her race. She celebrates her birthday on 10th March of every year and she had celebrated her 59th birthday as of 2020. Her father, John Oliver, was a master sergeant in the U.S. Air Force and her mother, Mary Oliver, worked in the home, caring for young Pam and her two sisters. She attended Niceville High School. After graduating, Oliver enrolled at Florida A&M University, where she continued her track endeavors. She then earned a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism and graduated in the year 1984.

Career of Pam Oliver

  • Pam Oliver commenced her broadcasting career in 1985 from WALB in Albany, Georgia, but she moved to WAAY-TV in Huntsville, Alabama next year.
  • After that, in 1988 she shifted to WIVB-TV in Buffalo, New York but again after two years she moved to WTVT in Tampa in 1990, Florida, where she started her career as a sports anchor in 1991 then went to KHOU-TV in Houston, where she continued to be a sports anchor.
  • She joined the sports television network on ESPN in 1983, then joined Fox Sports in 1995, where she worked as a sideline reporter with the network's number-one broadcast team.
  • Similarly, she joined as a sideline reporter for their NBA Playoffs coverage in TNT in 2005, and she worked as a Sideline Reporter for the NBA Playoffs on TNT until 2009.
  • Thenceforth, Fox moved her to the network's #2 NFL broadcasting team on 14th July 2014, whereas Fox extended her sideline reporting job with the #2 team in the early of 2015 through the 2016 season. She continued in that role for the 2017, 2018, and 2019 seasons.

Pam Oliver with Gracie Awards

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Awards and Achievements of Pam Oliver

  • "Outstanding Woman in Journalism", Ebony (2004)

Personal life of Pam Oliver

Reflecting on Pam's personal life, she is a married woman. She tied a knot with his husband Alvin Whitney in 1990. Alvin is a freelance producer for CNN Sports and Turner Sports. Pam then became a step-mother to 3 kids he had from a previous marriage named Aiyana, Khail, and Anissa. Alvin was also fully supportive and caring about Pam's diagnosis of uterine fibroid, which left her infertile. The couple's relationship is exceptional till now and hopes it will be in the future too. Furthermore, talking about her sexual orientation, she is straight. Up to the date, she is living a happy and standard life with her family.

Net Worth of Pam Oliver

Oliver is among those few individuals that have such a wide range of experience and remains true to whatever she embarks on to. She has reached great heights in her career already, and she still has a lot more to do. Moving towards her net worth, it is around $6 million dollars, whereas she also earns a handsome amount of salary to which around $2 million dollars per year. With her hard work and the luck by her side, she can double the amount of wealth she has of today. She is sincere in her work. But, she is doing all the hard works in order to build a secure financial status for herself and her family. In addition, her primary source of income is from a sportscasting career.

Body Measurement of Pam Oliver

Pam definitely has a pretty face and a magnetic personality which has cast a spell over her viewers over the years. She has an excellent height of 5 ft 5 in or 165 cm though her body weight is around 60 kg or 132 lbs. Her hair color is dark brown while the eyes are also dark brown too. She has also dyed her hair "Black" in the past. Talking about her body build type, it is average and her body measurement is 35-25-35 inches. She had the perfect body combined with good looks. Her sensible thoughts with a good sense of humor greatly attract her spectators to their TV screen.