Jaymee Sire (born August 25, 1980) is a sportscaster who works for ESPN. She primarily anchors the network's flagship show, SportsCenter, and has also appeared on NFL Live, NFL Insiders, Fantasy Football Now, and College Football Live. She also served as a sideline reporter for the 2013 Little League World Series, which aired on ESPN and ABC.
Before joining ESPN in 2013, Sire worked at Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, where she primarily served as an anchor/reporter for SportsNet Central and a reporter for Giants Pre Game Live and Giants Post Game Live. She also served as a sideline reporter for the Golden State Warriors, Oakland A’s, and San Jose Sharks games. In 2011, she produced and hosted A Day in the Life: Tim Lincecum, also at Comcast SportsNet. Before joining Comcast SportsNet in 2008, Sire was a sports reporter at KFMB-TV (CBS) in San Diego for five years. From 2005-2006, she was a sideline reporter for KFMB's San Diego Chargers preseason broadcasts. Sire began her career as a news and sports anchor/reporter at KRTV (CBS) in her hometown of Great Falls, MT in 2002.
Sire left CSN Bay Area in early 2013 to take a job with ESPN. She made her debut as an anchor on April 11, 2013 for the now-cancelled program, Highlight Express, on ESPNews. She made her SportsCenter debut on May 5, 2013.
During her time at CSN Bay Area, Sire was nominated for three regional Emmy awards, winning once. In 2009, Sire was awarded a San Francisco/Northern California Emmy Award for the All A's: A's in Japan show, which aired on Comcast SportsNet.
While at KFMB in San Diego, Sire received the Pacific Southwest Emmy Award for Best Sports Story, in 2007 and the RTNA Golden Mike Award (Southern California) for Best Sports Feature Reporting, in 2004.
Sire received the prestigious Judith Waller Award for Outstanding Senior Woman in Broadcasting, in 2002, from the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication at Washington State University.
Education and Personal Life
Sire was born in Great Falls, Montana to Wendy and Dennis Sire. She graduated from the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication at Washington State University, where she was a reporter and news anchor for WSU Cable 8 and a member of Kappa Delta sorority, where she served as president from 2000-2001. Sire is a self-proclaimed foodie. She has her own food blog, and even has a sandwich named after her: the Jaymee Sirewich. She is not married.