Jamie Hersch is an NHL Network host, appearing on the nightly game recap show On The Fly. A versatile journalist with a passion for sports and storytelling, Hersch previously worked for FOX Sports North since 2013 as a host and reporter in her hometown of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Hersch spent three seasons hosting the pregame and postgame shows for the Minnesota Wild broadcasts, including extensive coverage of the Wild’s playoff runs of 2013-15.
The highlight of her time covering hockey came in January 2015, when she went all the way to Kuwait to cover several former NHL players who brought hockey to the American troops serving overseas. They spent several days living at Camp Buehring with the soldiers while running hockey skills clinics and playing floor hockey games on the base.
Hersch also spent three seasons as the primary sideline reporter for the Minnesota Twins with FOX Sports North, and appeared several times on MLB Network’s The Rundown. She covered hockey, football and basketball games for Big Ten Network, as well.
Hersch attended the University of Southern California, where she graduated magna cum laude. While at USC, Jamie covered Trojan athletics extensively. Her work at USC’s prestigious Annenberg TV News station earned Hersch a third place finish in the National Hearst Journalism Awards competition. Hersch also earned an award from the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association for her sports reporting at WKOW-TV in Madison, Wis., as a sports anchor and reporter.