Who is Ernie Johnson and what is his net worth 2019? Ernie Johnson is recognised as a sportscaster working for Turner Sports as well as CBS Sports. He is presently the lead TV voice for Major League Baseball, broadcasted on TBS, served as host of Inside the NBA for TNT, as well as serves to the cooperative coverage of NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament dedicated for Turner as well as CBS. If you are worried getting details of net worth of Ernie Johnson then you can read below:
Ernie Johnson is known to be a son of Ernie Johnson Sr., recognised as a prior Major League Baseball pitcher and Braves, recognised as a play-by-play type announcer. His career started in year 1977 when he was yet a student in one university, during the time he got a job as news as well as sports director working for a radio station -WAGQ-FM, located in Athens, in Georgia. He owned this job till year 1978, while he completed graduation from Georgia through a degree of B.A. in journalism. It was in year 1979 that he started his broadcasting based career at WMAZ-TV within Macon, located in Georgia.
He served there in form of a news anchor till year 1981, while he relocated to Spartanburg, in South Carolina to serve as a news reporter at WSPA-TV. Later, he shifted back to Georgia during year 1982, and then accepting job within Atlanta at WSB-TV in form of a general assignment type news reporter. He transformed as the weekend sports anchor of station as well as a reporter in year 1983. He continued working on those jobs till year 1989, while he left to team up with Turner Sports.
Presently Johnson serves as the studio host mainly for coverage of TNT of the NBA, comprising pregame as well as halftime shows. Moreover, he also works in network’s well-known postgame based studio show which broadcasts after every NBA doubleheader entitled Inside the NBA. Besides, he has too hosted that show since year 1990.
At the termination of every broadcast, he shows “E.J.’s Neat-O Stat of the Night,” this has no turned out to be a prevalent portion of that show however is sponsored by nobody, henceforth the sign that speaks “Your logo here”; This was altered in year 2007 while vitaminwater came in to be a sponsor for that segment, substituted by Panasonic’s Viera brand of televisions for year 2008.
During period of year 2005–2006 based seasons, his sections got sponsored through Intel Centrino and recently by Suzuki. In year 2008 based NBA Playoffs, this celeb’s segments were shown by Geico as well as vitaminwater.
Apart from working in basketball, Johnson is too known as a play-by-play kind of announcer mainly for PGA Tour coverage of TNT. While at TBS, he served as the studio host on account of its coverage made for college football. During year 2002, he was known to be a co-winner of Sports Emmy for category of Outstanding Sports Personality, Studio Host, collaborating with Bob Costas of HBO and NBC.
His past work while at TNT encompassed roles made as studio host working for The Championships, in Wimbledon during period of year 2000 till 2002, as studio host for its NFL based coverage during period of year 1990 till 1997, etc.
Net Worth of Ernie Johnson
Ernie Johnson is by now acknowledged as an American based sportscaster possessing a prominent net worth of $1.7 million and yearly salary of $300 thousand. In his career, he worked as a newscaster as well as a reporter for many stations located in Georgia for the following eight years.
During year 1989, he started serving for Turner Sports, adding to his income. Apart from his basketball based coverage, he delivers commentary for golf coverage right on TNT, and also he has offered play-by-play based coverage for an extensive range of events and competitions.
Ernie Johnson delivered play-by-play based coverage for college football, Olympics, Wimbledon, and the Goodwill Games. He garnered his career excellently being a newscaster and as a TV host throughout his career.