Amber Theoharis
Theoharis in 2011
Born (1978-09-12) September 12, 1978 (age 45)
NationalityAmerican
Alma materUniversity of Maryland
OccupationLas Vegas Raiders sports anchor

Amber Theoharis (born September 13, 1978) is an American journalist, sports anchor and reporter, documentary film producer and tech executive. She is best known as a former sports anchor and reporter for the Baltimore Orioles and Baltimore Ravens, and is the former co-host for NFL Network on NFL Total Access.[1]She currently works for the Las Vegas Raiders as the sports anchor and host of various Raiders programming.[2]

Theoharis is a 1996 graduate of Middletown High School and of the University of Maryland.[3] She started her media career in Salisbury, Maryland at WBOC news.[citation needed] and was formerly a sports talk radio host for WJZ-FM, and a sports reporter for WRC-TV in Washington, D.C.

In 2007, Theoharis joined MASN as a reporter. Some of her other duties for MASN included covering the Baltimore Ravens by hosting Ravens Xtra with Wally Williams and Bruce Laird and Playmakers, and reporting during Orioles telecasts. In 2011, instead of covering the Baltimore Orioles team on a day-to-day basis and providing live reports during and after games, she started focusing on interviews and features for the network's "Mid-Atlantic Sports Report," blogging regularly and filling in for sportscaster Jim Hunter alongside Rick Dempsey on the "O's Extra" pre- and post-game shows when Hunter shifts into the booth for play-by-play. She also hosted a sports talk show called The A-List on WJZ-FM 105.7 Baltimore and was a columnist for PressBox.[4]

In September 2012, Theoharis left MASN to work for NFL Network on NFL Total Access, where she replaced longtime co-host, Kara Henderson, who left the network after nine years to start a family. Theoharris left NFL Network in 2019. Theoharris produced the 2020 documentary, The Weight of Gold, which was co-executive produced by Michael Phelps and aired on HBO. In June 2020, Theoharis became VP of Programming at Clickstream Corporation.[5] Theoharris has also worked as a sports anchor and host for Fox Sports, The NFL on Westwood One and SiriusXM. In 2022 she joined the Las Vegas Raiders where she is currently the sports anchor and host of The Raiders Report, The Silver and Black Show and Raiders Gameday.

In 2022, Theoharris joined RAADR, a technology and software development company that provides cutting edge solutions for cyber-bullying on social media platforms, as Chief Brand Ambassador.[6]

Personal life

Once named Baltimore's most eligible bachelorette by Forbes,[7] Theoharis is married to Todd Buchler and together they have two daughters and a son.[8]

References

  1. ^ Zurawik, David. "Q&A with Amber Theoharis as she says goodbye to Baltimore for NFL Network job". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved 2012-09-06.
  2. ^ "Raiders broadcast lineup for 2022 season". 8 October 2023.
  3. ^ "Orioles Talent". Mid-Atlantic Sports Network. Archived from the original on 25 October 2007. Retrieved 2007-11-03.
  4. ^ Whfs.com
  5. ^ "Emmy-Award Winning Journalist and Documentary Film Producer, Amber Theoharis, Joins Clickstream as Vice President of Original Programming for WinQuik". 8 June 2020.
  6. ^ "Update: Emmy Award-Winning Journalist, Documentary Film Producer, and Tech Executive, Amber Theoharis, Joins RAADR as Chief Brand Ambassador for Its Anti-Bullying and Parental Monitoring Application Launch". 8 October 2023.
  7. ^ Eaves, Elisabeth. "#26 Baltimore". Forbes. Retrieved 2007-11-03.
  8. ^ "OUTDOOR COMPASS - The Frederick News-Post : Archive". Archived from the original on 2011-09-08. Retrieved 2012-09-30.