Jim Huber (August 28, 1944 – January 2, 2012) was an American sports commentator, writer, and essayist. He worked as a sports anchor for the former CNN Sports Illustrated, before joining Turner Sports in 2000.
Huber began his career in sports journalism as a sportswriter for the Miami News and The Atlanta Journal. He joined WXIA in Atlanta, before moving to a relatively new cable news network called CNN. Huber was Public Relations Director for the Atlanta Flames from 1972 until 1975.
Huber had a long history with the Turner Broadcasting Corporation. Huber in 1984 first joined CNN, where he hosted a sports show called The Sporting Life With Jim Huber. He also contributed to CNN Sports Illustrated, a sister network of CNN, as an anchor and sports announcer. In 2000, Huber became a full-time on-air announcer and commentator for Turner Sports, which allowed him to cover both golf and the National Basketball Association (NBA) in greater depth.
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