Plymouth Meeting’s Jamie Apody has announced she is leaving 6ABC Action News

Plymouth Meeting resident Jamie Apody has announced that she has departed her job as a weekend sports anchor at 6ABC Action News. In the announcement, Apody shared that “she is looking forward to exploring potential additional opportunities and assessing what is best for her family and her career.”

“I am thankful to so many sports fans in the Delaware and Lehigh Valleys who have welcomed me into their homes every evening for the past 18 years. Additionally, I am so grateful for the tremendous outpouring of love, support, and concern shown to me over the past 5 months while I made a decision about my future,” said Apody. “It has been the greatest pleasure to cover some of the best sports teams in the world and share my reporting and storytelling with our fans. Please be assured that all is well with me and my family. I am excited about the next chapter in my career, and I look forward to working on new ways to engage with my audience on topics that energize and celebrate our teams.”

Apody joined 6ABC Action News in 2006 and went on to cover some of Philadelphia’s biggest sports moments including the Phillies 2008 World Series, Eagles 2017 Superbowl, the Flyers 2009 season appearance in the Stanley Cup Finals, and the 2016 and 2018 Villanova Wildcat NCAA tournament championships.

“On behalf of the entire 6abc family, I want to express my deep appreciation for Jamie and celebrate her. No one knows better the importance of a great team than Jamie, and she has been an inspiration to so many throughout the Delaware Valley,” said 6ABC VP of News, Thomas Davis. “I am thrilled to see her shift into new opportunities and continue to impact Philadelphia.”

Prior to Action News, Apody worked as the Sports Director at KDBC in El Paso, TX, where she was named the 2005 Sportscaster of the Year by El Paso Inc. She started her career as a sports producer at KNBC in Los Angeles where she covered the NBA and the Lakers, including the team’s memorable 3-straight NBA Championships. Apody also covered the Angels’ World Series title, and the Ducks’ run to the Stanley Cup Finals. The California native received a degree in communications from UCLA in Los Angeles. 

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