Jamie Apody Biography
Jamie Apody is an American journalist, reporter as well as a sports anchor who is currently serving as the sports anchor and reporter for WPVI TV and 6ABC since January 2006. Later she was a Sports Director for KDBC TV from 2003 to 2005.
With her popularity, she has gained huge fan followers of 18.2 K followers on her Instagram account and 26.7K followers on her Twitter account. She was born and raised in California. She started her career as a sports producer for KNBC TV in 1997. Then, she served the network for nearly six years before making her exit and moving to KDBC TV in 2003.
Jamie Apody Age | What Year Was Jamie Apody Born
Jamie Apody was born on 7 April 1978 in California, Unites States of America. She is 41 years old as of 2019. However, her hometown is Calabasas on the west coast. Jamie practiced karate for 20 years. At the age of 13, she even got her black belt in Tang Soo Do. She is one of the most recognized faces working for the news channel, 6abc alongside Melissa Magee.
Jamie Apody Parents | Jamie Apody Family
Jamie is the granddaughter of Holocaust survivors, therefore she considers it an obligation to raise awareness around the topic. She spoke at the “Yom Hashoah program” in 2017. In her case, her paternal and maternal grandparents, coming from Hungary and Czechoslovakia, were survivors of the death camps.
Her two grandmothers had first met in Auschwitz, and Alex, her mother’s father, was one of nine siblings who all survived the genocide. She recalls that the man would become emotional at even mundane events but “it never made sense until she became older and learned of the things he had gone through in the concentration camps”. Her parent’s names will be updated soon after the research is complete.
She posted the following on her Facebook page on 25th December 2018.
Last night my parents made me go through a box of my old stuff. I found this little school databook that has my report cards from each grade. Look at the career options I had back in 2nd grade in 1985? You’d think it was the Stone Age. Guess I should’ve checked the “other” box and written in Sportscaster. We’ve come a long way. Still, have a longggggggg way to go.
Jamie Apody Wife
Jamie is married to her husband, Paul Coleman(a football coach). The two tied their marital knot back in July 2011 through an exquisite wedding ceremony.
And, soon the couple became parents to two sons namely, Tanner and Chase respectively. As the family of four were enjoying their peaceful lives, more happiness knocked on their door as Jamie became pregnant with a third child in 2016. She reported her pregnancy in November 2016 but did not reveal the gender of the kid. Jamie maintains a healthy marriage with her husband and has a loving family of five.
Jamie Apody Career
Jamie began her career as a sports producer at KNBC in Los Angeles, where she covered the NBA and the Lakers. She also worked in El Paso, Texas as the Sports Director at KDBC. One of their most honored sports journalists, Jamie was named the 2005 “Sportscaster of the Year”. Since 2006 she has been a reporter/anchor at the Action News sports team. She was also named to the Board of Directors for JDRF – the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Jamie Apody Height
She Stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall. Apody celebrates her birthday every year on 7 April. The American native went to the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1996. Later in 2000, she completed her graduation with a Bachelor degree in Communications.
Jamie Apody Net Worth
She collects the huge sum of money from her career as a professional reporter and anchor. Jamie has been earning a good sum of money as a sports anchor and reporter since January 2006. The ABC News reporter and anchor have an estimated net worth of around $52,661 and $149,917 thousand dollars.
The WPVI TV journalist also increased the payroll from her job as a Sports Director for KDBC TV from 2003 to 2005. She served as the sports producer of KNBC TV back in 1997. But, she left the job in 2003. Jamie stepped into Journalism working as the reporter for Action News sports team in 2006.
Jamie Apody Trivia and Fun Facts
The American journalist is passionate about sports. She claims her hobbies are “watching sports, playing sports and talking about sports”! Although she had no actual connection to the disease, she was chosen as a member of the board of the JDRF. She became included with one of the events because the 6ABC was a sponsor and “she fell in love with the kids”.
She is committed to charity. She devotes some of her time for various Breast Cancer charities, as her mother and grandmother both had two bouts with Breast Cancer. When she can take some time from being a mother and her journalistic duties, she enjoys going to schools or sports teams to talk about her job and the amazing things she has experienced in her career.
The reporter has two favorite stories from her career: one was when she suited up to take batting practice with the Phils at Spring Training in 2007, and the other one, probably the best one, according to her, when she covered the “Phils 2008 World Series”. She was able to travel with the team throughout the playoffs and was there for the final spray of champagne.
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