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Sam Kouvaris

Sports Director and Managing Editor


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4 Broadcast Place

Jacksonville, Florida 32207

United States

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Employment History

Certified Pilot

Federal Aviation Administration

Sports Director

ABC Companies


Member of the Selection Committee
Pro Football Hall of Fame

Board Member
MS Society

Board Member
Amelia Island Jazz Festival


University of Maryland

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However, Sam Kouvaris, the sports director across the street at WJXT tweeted today that Hicken was headed to the "Cox TV stations here in town.
Of course by that Kouvaris means the duopoly of WTEV/WAWS, which was scooped up by Cox in Dec 2012.
Kouvaris, longtime sports director at WJXT TV-4, hosted his show from 10-11:30 a.m. each day.
That was followed by the "David Lamm Show" (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.), the "Mike Dempsey Show" (1-4 p.m.) and the "Frank Frangie Show" (4-7 p.m.).....Cont....
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Sam Kouvaris

A native of Baltimore, Maryland and a graduate of the University of Maryland, Sam Kouvaris began his broadcasting career in Charleston, S.C. as the Sports Director at the ABC affiliated station, WCBD. In June of 1981, Sam joined WJXT, the CBS station in Jacksonville, and was promoted to Sports Director in March of 1982. January 1, 2000 Sam was given additional duties as Managing Editor of the sports department at WJXT. Previously, he was an intern sports reporter in the Washington/Baltimore area.
As Sports Director/Managing Editor, Sam's responsibilities include the presentation of the daily newscasts and the leadership of the sports department. Along with the News Director and General Manager, he helps determine the sports coverage policy throughout the year. Sam also hosts a weekly review of the Jaguars game called "The End Zone" on Monday nights during the football season, and anchors any other sports specials throughout the year.
Sam's play-by-play experience stretches from football to polo and he has called events for CBS, NBC, ABC, ESPN, SportsChannel and the Sunshine Network. He was the pre-season television play-by-play voice for the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars in 2001 and 2002, and served as the sideline reporter for the Jaguars Radio Network during the 2000 season.
A 3-sport varsity athlete in High School, Sam also participated in football and baseball in college and on the semi-professional level. He still stays active in sports, mainly cross-training, in local basketball leagues and the occasional fantasy baseball camp.
As part of his sports coverage, Sam has tried out for the Jacksonville Tea Men and the USFL Jacksonville Bulls. He served as the voice of the Tea Men of the NASL in 1983.
A popular feature on WJXT's Eyewitness News at 5:30 is Stump Sam. Viewers are invited to send in their sports questions to see if they can "Stump Sam. Sam has maintained about an 80% correct answer rate since the feature's inception in 1990.
Sam calls his experience in Navy tactical aircraft the highlight of his career. After a flight with the "Blue Angels," Sam completed six weeks of training administered by the U.S. Navy at NAS Jacksonville and Cecil Field and was backseat qualified to fly in the F/A-18.
Sam is one of a handful of people who have also flown with the USAF Thunderbirds in the F-16, earning his "9-G" pin, and has flown in the L-39 experimental jet training aircraft. He currently is a FAA Certified Pilot.
Sam's web site is a very popular destination for sports fans looking for commentary, information, scores and sports on the internet navigation. A member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame selection committee, Sam is one of 38 electors asked each year to vote on candidates eligible for induction into the Hall. He also is a designated voter for the Heisman Trophy and the College Football Hall of Fame.
Sam is an Emmy Award winner and has won the Associated Press Broadcast Award as well as other honors including Sportscaster of the Year by numerous organizations.

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Lex and Terry had the number one morning show in Jacksonville, with a mix of frank relationship talk, sports (including Sam Kouvaris of WJXT), news from "total news babe" Andrea Pilcher, and sometimes music from such artists as AC/DC and Danzig.

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