July 31, 1982 |
|Professional wrestling career|
|Billed from||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania|
Jack Korpela (born July 31, 1982) is an American presenter, commentator and interviewer best known for his previous work on ESPN as a motorsports announcer. In addition, he has previously worked in the WWE as a play-by-play commentator, an interviewer and as host for various WWE programming. He was the weekend sports anchor for KVOA-TV in Tucson, Arizona. http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/media-watch/Content?oid=3925776
ESPN motorsports announcer (2002–2006)
Jack Korpela first started his career in 2002 as a motorsports commentator for ESPN.
World Wrestling Entertainment / WWE (2006-2011)
Korpela debuted in WWE in 2006 hosting shows on WWE Classics on Demand. In September 2007, he became the host of The Bottom Line, replacing former host Todd Grisham. Korpela would host Bottom Line for approximately two years before being replaced as host by Scott Stanford. Beginning in 2007, Korpela commentated a number of episodes of WWE Heat along with Josh Mathews until May 30, 2008, when WWE Heat was replaced internationally with a new show featuring classic matches, called Vintage Collection. Korpela then became the host of After Burn, WWE Experience and Free for All when Josh Mathews became the commentater of former WWE program, ECW on Syfy. On February 9, 2009, Korpela debuted as the host of This Week in WWE. Following this, on December 9, 2010 Korpela again replaced Grisham as a WWE presenter, this time on Superstars. Korpela would commentate on Superstars alongside Matt Striker. Korpela would once again replace Grisham a third time on September 6, 2011 as a commentator on NXT.
On December 9, 2011, Korpela's contract with WWE expired and he opted not to renew.
- ESPN motorsports announcer (2002–2006)
- WWE Classics on Demand (2006–2011)
- WWE Heat play-by-play commentator (2007–May 30, 2008)
- The Bottom Line on-air presenter (September 2007–December 2009)
- After Burn on-air presenter (2009–2011)
- WWE Experience on-air presenter (2009–2011)
- This Week in WWE (February 9, 2009 – 2011)
- Free for All on-air host (2009–2011) along with Scott Stanford
- WWE Superstars play-by-play commentator (December 9, 2010–November 3, 2011)
- NXT play-by-play commentator (September 6, 2011–November 2, 2011)