Jamie Watson, Sports Broadcaster

Professional Profile:

Jamie’s passion is broadcasting professional women’s soccer. She is a Play by Play commentator for the NWSL and Concacaf.  Playing soccer since age 8 with the boys through 3 straight NCAA D1 FINAL FOURS at UMass Amherst,  soccer has been the common thread in her life.  She is the first Analyst for Loyola University of Maryland’s DI Men’s & Women’s Soccer programs and WBB. She has Play by Play soccer experience at Loyola & Stevenson University.  All games are broadcast live on ESPN for the Patriot League.  Jamie was play by play commentator for 18 games in 9 days  at the 2022 World Games Women’s World Lacrosse Championships for ESPN.  Jamie served for 5 years as Play by Play commentator for  Mount St. Mary’s D1 Men’s & Women’s Lacrosse Teams.  She has had two different stints in hosting her own sports talk radio show in Baltimore with over 650 hours under her belt. She has the reputation of being one of the best all-round sports broadcasters within her field.  

Professional Experience:

Jamie has covered all sports including the NFL, MLB, Fantasy Football, Golf, Tennis, World Cup, NBA, NCAA Basketball, Lacrosse, Soccer and Field Hockey.   She completed three GALvanize sports broadcasting bootcamps led by Fox Sports reporter, Laura Okmin.  In these bootcamps, Jamie learned multiple aspects of the sports broadcast industry.  She worked with the NFL San Diego Chargers, WNBA LA Sparks, and Olympic gold medalist, Picabo Street.  She has interviewed  professional athletes and sports celebrities including Oriole players Chris Davis, Adam Jones, Zach Britton, former Oriole Jim Palmer, Hall of Fame golfers Tom Watson, Gary Player, and Annika Sorenstam

“My life in sports has prepared me to be a broadcaster. I played six different varsity sports in High School, started in 3 straight NCAA DI Final Fours in soccer at UMASS Amherst, five years as DI soccer head coach at UMBC, ten years hosting a live sports talk radio show and twenty years as a golf teaching professional (5 in the LPGA T&CP).”