Updated: Friday, 28 Dec 2012, 5:14 PM EST
Published : Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011, 11:08 AM EDT
E-mail Jamie at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jamie is an anchor on WLFI's Morning Show and the News 18 at Noon anchor. You can follow him online JamieWLFI on Twitter or on Facebook.
Jamie began his journalism career in 2003 when he spent several years as a reporter trainee at WPXI Channel 11 in Pittsburgh.
In 2006, Jamie joined the team at WHSV-TV3 in Harrisonburg, Va. In addition to working at TV-3, Jamie also hosted a 5-hour live art auction for Central Virginia PBS Station WVPT.
In 2008, he headed to the Ohio Valley where he worked at WTOV-TV as a reporter and anchor.
Jamie comes to Indiana after hosting a Public Affairs television show for WTPC-TV in Norfolk, Va.
Jamie's work has been met with several honors and awards over the years. In 2012 he received a special award from the West Lafayette/Lafayette Chapter of the NAACP.
In 2007, he accepted the Journalism Excellence Award from the Virginia Farm Bureau on behalf of WHSV-TV for his coverage of an Avian Flu outbreak.
In 2006, he was nominated for an Image Award from the James Madison University chapter of the NAACP, and in 2005, the Pittsburgh Black Media Federation acknowledged him for Outstanding Achievement in Television during the Frank Bolden Urban Journalism Workshop.
Jamie has a big heart for people, which is why he works with several organizations and churches including United Way’s Read to Succeed Program, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lafayette, Jefferson High School African American Leaders of Tomorrow and Bethel AME Church, just to name a few.
He spends a great deal of time traveling on mission trips overseas which he calls “his life’s work.” Jamie works closely with the Honduras Life Center, a non-profit organization based in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, currently building an orphanage.
Jamie holds a bachelor of arts degree in Justice Studies (Pre-Law) from James Madison University.