TBS/TNT sideline reporter Jaime Maggio got a lot of attention during 2011 March Madness. During that time of year, when college basketball routinely sees an exponential growth in popularity and coverage, America creates new media stars too. Jaime Maggio is such a star.
“It sounds like the breakout performer so far in Chicago is CBS/TBS sideline reporter Jaime Maggio,” tweeted SI.com writer Stewart Mandel. “Not on the preseason depth chart.”
And her stock rose again as she covered the NBA Playoffs between the Chicago Bulls and Indiana Pacers. And in the 2011 MLB playoffs where Jaime Maggio garnered a ton of newfound interest on the internet, and a lot of people searched for Jaime Maggio again in the 2012 NBA playoffs. Basically, she’s covered it all.
Look at her Twitter bio, she has connections to every media outlet: Sports Anchor / Reporter for Fox Sports West & NFL Network. Sideline Reporter for NFL on FOX; NBA Playoffs on TNT; MLB on TBS; NCAA Tourney on CBS/Turner Sports
Like Texas Rangers all time hits leader Michael Young, Jaime Maggio is a UC-Santa Barbara alum. She’s a Gauchette.
Jaime Maggio comes to the Turner broadcasting team from CBS 2/KCAL 9. She co-anchored “Sports Central” with Gary and contributed to “LTV” and “Think Blue TV.”
You can follow Jaime Maggio on Twitter: @jaimemaggio
Jaime Maggio has also served as a sideline reporter for NFL on FOX, as well as courtside reporter for the Philadelphia 76ers, which earned her a 2010 Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award. She’s a legend in Philly for her work on Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, and all of her beat reporting with Sixers. Now she’s getting a lot of national publicity.
Paul M. Banks is CEO of The Sports Bank.net, a Google News site generating millions of visitors. He’s an author who also contributes regularly to MSN, Fox Sports , Chicago Now, Walter Football.com and Yardbarker
Banks has appeared on Comcast SportsNet and the History Channel, as well as Clear Channel, ESPN and CBS radio all over the world. President Barack Obama follows him on Twitter (@PaulMBanks)