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Jim Jackson
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Team(s): Philadelphia Flyers, Philadelphia Phillies
Genre(s): Flyers TV Play-by-Play
Phillies Radio Pre-game Host, Phillies Radio Post-game Host
Sports: Ice hockey, Baseball

Jim Jackson is an American professional sportscaster. He currently serves as the TV play-by-play announcer for the Philadelphia Flyers and pregame and postgame radio host for the Philadelphia Phillies. In addition, Jackson occasionally broadcasts play-by-play for hockey games on Versus.

Jackson, an upstate New York native, started his professional career broadcasting for the Utica Devils after graduating from Syracuse University. In 1993, he became the radio play-by-play broadcaster for the Philadelphia Flyers, replacing Gene Hart who had gone back onto television. Two seasons later, Jackson was promoted to the television side where he remains to this day. 2007-08 marked his fifteenth season as the main voice of the club.

Jackson has two children Deanna born 1996 and Danny born 1999.He currently lives in Gloucester Township. His daughter Deanna goes to Glen Landing while Danny goes to Chews.

Jackson covers the Flyers on CSN Philadelphia and The CW Philly 57 with Steve Coates and Keith Jones.

Beginning in 2007, Jackson took on pre-game and post-game host duties for Philadelphia Phillies broadcasts, occasionally providing play-by-play if another member of the broadcast crew is absent. He has previous baseball experience as radio play-by-play voice of the Utica Blue Sox of the New York-Penn League from 1986 to 1993 and of the Eastern League's Trenton Thunder in 2005.

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