Friday, June 13, 2014

The Sports Girls Present Emmy winner of HEAT Live, Jason Jackson, Michael Lewellen VP Portland Trail Blazers, and USC Hall Of Fame Ron Fairley

Miami Heat Emmy Winning HEAT LIVE Reporter Jason Jackson

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Michael Lewellen
 The Sports Girls LLC Present “The Inside Score” Season 2 with Miami Heat Emmy sportscaster and writer, Jason Jackson, VP Communications with the Portland Trail Blazers, and former MLB player and broadcaster, Ron Fairly.   Follow us on twitter @beth_sportsgirl @tsinx2 and @Sportsbasix.  Limited sponsorship is available. This season The Sports Girls are bringing you A-List talent!   We have a line up of stories by athletes and talent that no other media outlet in the world can bring you.  Thank you to all the loyal listeners of The Inside Score Presented by The Sports Girls.   Special Shout Out to Michael Irvin and Team Irvin with #ForU!  Visit www.thesportsgirls.foru.com to join our team!  If you want to train in style like the pros you need to do it safely!  Visit www.gilmoresupportshorts.com :-)

Ron Fairly


Jason Jackson is currently in his 10th season as television host and courtside reporter for Miami HEAT telecasts on Sun Sports. He also serves as a host for Sun Sports' Emmy award-winning Inside the HEAT series.
Jackson, an eight-time Emmy winner, is a versatile broadcasting veteran of over 23 years. For three seasons (2004-2007), on both 790 the Ticket and 560 WQAM, Jackson hosted the post-game coverage for Miami Dolphins' radio broadcasts. Throughout most of his tenure with the HEAT, Jackson hosted a local radio show, The Jax Show. He also received a writing credit for the three docudramas chronicling the last three HEAT seasons.
From 1995-2002, Jackson was an anchor/reporter at ESPN. He anchored NBA 2Night, NBA Matchup and co-hosted ESPN Radio’s Gameday. Jackson served as host for ESPN’s coverage of the NBA All-Star Game and the NBA Finals from 1997-2002. He was also a regular contributor to SportsCenter, ESPNews and ESPN.com.
Before joining ESPN, Jackson worked at WSVN-TV in Miami as a sports reporter/anchor from 1994-95. Prior to that, he was news director, anchor and a talk show host at WFAL-AM and WBGU-FM in Bowling Green, OH from 1990-94.  Jackson is a 1994 graduate of Bowling Green State University.

Michael Lewellen is the Vice President of Corporate Communications and Public Engagement for the Portland Oregon Trail Blazers. Lewellen has directed the Trail Blazers’ corporate communications, business communications and public engagement strategies since 2012. His role also includes leadership of public and civic affairs, media communications and environmental sustainability concerning Rip City Management, Moda Center, Rose Quarter and Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Lewellen's award-winning career over the past 30-plus years includes senior positions with Nike, Turner Sports, Fox Sports Net, Black Entertainment Television, NBC Universal, Heart of Florida United Way and other iconic brands.  He has worked in media strategies, reputation management, sports and entertainment publicity, crisis response and brand communications. A native of Jonesboro, Ark., Lewellen holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Arkansas State University.  In 2009, the 58th Annual Southern Regional Press Institute at Savannah State University bestowed upon Lewellen the Robert S. Abbott Memorial Award for Meritorious Service in Mass Communications. The National Black Public Relations Society honored Lewellen in 2005 with its highest honor – the Founders Award – for his achievements in the public relations profession.


Ron Fairly is a former MLB player and announcer.  Fairly has either played or broadcasted over 8,000 Major League games during his career.  Fairly started his baseball career as a player at USC and won the National Championship in 1958.  In that same year, he signed a contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers who would move to Brooklyn later that year.  Fairly remained with the Dodgers for 12 seasons between 1958-1969.  As a member of the Dodger, Fairly won the 1959 World Series Championship, the 1963 World Series Championship, beating the Yankee in four straight games and the 1965 World Series Championship.  After leaving the Dodgers in 1969, Fairly went on to play baseball with several other teams including the Montreal Expos, St. Louis Cardinals, Oakland Athletics, Toronto Blue Jays and the California Angels.  Fairly was selected to two All Star Teams in 1973 and 1977. 

Fairly retired in 1978 after 21 seasons in Major League Baseball.  After baseball, Fairly began his broadcasting career in 1979 working primarily as a color commentator for the California Angels, San Francisco Giants and Seattle Mariners.  In September 2006, Fairly retired from his post as team broadcaster for the Mariners after 14 seasons, ending a 27-year career in Major League broadcasting. Coupled with 21 years as a player, Fairly spent 48 years in the Major Leagues.  In 1997 he was elected into the University of Southern California’s Baseball Hall of Fame.

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