A member of the Sportsnet broadcast team since the network’s inaugural season in 1998, Jamie Campbell currently hosts Blue Jays Central, the national Blue Jays pre-game show.
Prior to assuming the hosting responsibilities for one of Sportsnet’s most popular shows, Campbell acted as the play-by-play announcer for the Toronto Blue Jays from 2005 to 2009.
Beginning his career in 1987, Campbell started off at CBC Sports and then spent four years with CBC Edmonton before signing on with CJOH Ottawa in 1997. After joining Sportsnet a year later, Campbell worked extensively on the network’s football and baseball coverage, calling the play-by-play for the Toronto Phantoms of the Arena Football League and the CFL on Sportsnet. Campbell also co-hosted of the very first edition of Sportsnetcentral, the predecessor to today’s Sportsnet Central.
In addition to his work on professional sports, Campbell has also been a part of Sportsnet’s Olympic coverage. During the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games, millions of Canadians were watching as Campbell announced the country’s historic first gold medal of the Games, won by skier Alexandre Bilodeau. Campbell also acted as an announcer for cycling during the London 2012 Olympic Games.