Fox Sports reporter Pam Oliver, who contributes sideline reports and feature stories for the NFL on Fox, Fox NFL Sunday and network Fox Sports 1, has joined the team hosting Multichannel News's annual Wonder Women Luncheon. Oliver will take the dais along with NBC Dateline reporter Andrea Canning and CNN New Day morning program co-host Alisyn Camerota to honor the 2015 class at the New York Hilton on March 19.
The 2015 Wonder Women luncheon will fete Multichannel News's 17th annual class of 13 outstanding women in cable, telecommunications and related businesses; their photos and biographies are now on the relaunched mcnwonderwomen.com site, and their profiles will appear in the Jan. 26 edition of the magazine. Both the magazine and the event, co-sponsored by the New York chapter of Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT), will also salute another 12 "Women to Watch."
Visit mcnwonderwomen.com for news and updates on the event, and keep up with the news on Twitter using the hashtag #WW2015.
Here is more information on Oliver:
Since joining NFL on FOX in 1995, Pam Oliver has established herself as one of the premier sports reporters on network television. Oliver, in her 19th year with FOX Sports, contributes feature stories and sideline reports for the NFL on Fox, Fox NFL Sunday and FOX Sports 1. Oliver also contributes to Turner Sports’ coverage of the NBA playoffs.
Fox Sports’ broadcast of Super Bowl XLVIII in 2014 marked Oliver’s seventh championship assignment with Fox. Armed with the respect and esteem of NFL players and coaches, Oliver’s straightforward and open interviewing style consistently produces topical and substantive reports. In 2008, she was honored by WISE (Women In Sports and Events) and included in their “Women of the Year” class alongside Rita Benson LeBlanc, Owner and Executive Vice President, New Orleans Saints and Molly Solomon, Coordinating Producer, NBC Olympics.
Prior to joining Fox Sports, Oliver served as co-anchor of FSN South’s Southern Sports Report from 2000 to 2003. Prior to joining Fox Sports, Oliver served as a reporter at ESPN, where she gained football experience covering the NFL Playoffs and the NFC Championship game. In addition to her duties as feature reporter on NFL Prime Monday, she covered each Monday Night Football match-up. After the football season concluded, Oliver’s ESPN assignments included the NBA Finals and coverage of Dream Team II at the 1995 World Championships of Basketball.
Oliver began her broadcasting career as a community affairs reporter for public television. Prior to joining ESPN, Oliver worked at KHOU in Houston as a sports reporter and anchor for one year. Before moving to KHOU, she worked in a similar capacity at WTVT in Tampa. Oliver's additional television credits came at WIVB in Buffalo, WAAY in Huntsville, Ala., WALB in Albany, Ga., and WFSU in Tallahassee.
A graduate of Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Oliver received her degree in broadcast journalism. As an undergraduate, she was an NCAA and AIAW track and field All-American in both the 400 meters and the mile relay. As a member of the mile relay team, Oliver had the distinction of participating on the first women's team from Florida A&M to win a national championship. She was inducted into the Florida A&M Sports Hall of Fame in 1996.
Born in Dallas, Oliver currently resides in Atlanta with her husband, Alvin.