Renowned as a trailblazer in the sports media landscape, award-winning sports journalist Pam Oliver long ago established herself as one of the premier sports reporters on network television. Armed with league-wide respect and esteem, her straightforward and open interviewing style consistently produces topical and substantive reports. 

Oliver is the longest tenured sideline reporter in the NFL, having worked well over 500 NFL games. She has covered numerous Super Bowls and served as the lead feature reporter on FOX NFL SUNDAY for many years. Prior to joining the network, she was an ESPN reporter, gaining football experience covering the NFL Playoffs and NFC Championship Games. She also reported on the NBA and college basketball along with women’s sports. 

In 2016, she worked as a Correspondent for “60 Minutes Sports,” contributing features to the program. In 2014, she was honored to serve as moderator for President Barack Obama’s Healthy Kids and Safe Sports Concussion Summit at the White House.

Oliver has received numerous awards in her career, including the Atlanta Women in Sports Lifetime Achievement Award in 2019, and she was the recipient of a prestigious Gracie Award by the Alliance for Women in Media. In 2008, WISE (Women In Sports and Events) honored Oliver with one of its “Women of the Year” designations. 

She was inducted into her alma mater’s Sports Hall of Fame in 1996 for her individual accomplishments in track and field and again in 2016 when Florida A&M University’s women’s mile relay team was recognized for its contributions to Florida A&M’s rich sports history. 

Oliver was proud to be welcomed into the National Association of Black Journalists Hall of Fame in 2020.