The ABBY Award Winning SportsCall Auburn is put on by so many helping hands, from newcomers to mainstays! Meet the Crew here, starting with our host and Sports Director, JJ Jackson!
JJ Jackson is the host of SportsCall, Auburn’s First and Favorite Sports Talk Show.
A native of Asheville, North Carolina, and an A.C. Reynolds High School graduate, Jackson received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism from Auburn University.
While attending Auburn, Jackson served as the sports director for Eagle Eye TV, hosted a variety of sports talk shows on WEGL 91.1 FM, and served as the play-by-play announcer for Auburn University’s Women’s Soccer, Volleyball and Softball teams. Jackson interned with ESPN 106.7 FM in Auburn.
In addition hosting of SportsCall, you can catch Jackson serving as a play-by-play announcer for the Auburn Sports Network and the SEC Network Plus.
Ryan Lavoie serves as a co-host for SportsCall and has been a part of the show since May 2018.
Lavoie is a 2018 graduate of Auburn University and received his bachelor’s degree in management. He is a native of Birmingham, Alabama, and attended Briarwood Christian High School.
Lavoie spent time at WEGL 91.1 FM as both a co-host and host of many different sports talk shows from 2015-2017 and did play-by-play and color commentary for Auburn softball and Auburn women’s soccer. Additionally, Lavoie worked the board for Opelika High School football games at 97.7 Kicker FM in 2017.
Brooks Childress is a co-host for SportsCall and has been a part of the show full-time since July 2019.
Childress is a 2018 graduate of Auburn University’s College of Liberal Arts with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Media Studies. He is a native of Robertsdale, Alabama and a proud graduate of Robertsdale High School.
During his time at Auburn, Childress was part of the sports team at WEGL 91.1 FM. He served in play by play, color analyst, and studio host roles for broadcasts of Auburn Softball, Volleyball, and Soccer. Childress co-hosted several shows including Over The Top, The Xtra Point, and The Wake Up Call. While in college, Childress also was an anchor and reporter for Eagle Eye TV.
Tom Peavy serves as co-host of SportCall and has been a part of the show and the Tiger Communications family since 2014.
Peavy has covered Auburn athletics since 1998 after coming to Auburn from his native Columbus, Georgia. He attended Auburn University and earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism in 2002. During his time in college, Peavy served as sports editor of the Auburn Plainsman and also worked part-time for the Opelika-Auburn News and the Columbus (Ga.) Ledger-Enquirer.
Since graduation, Peavy’s career has seen him win numerous press awards while working at The Auburn Bulletin, The Opelika-Auburn News and Auburn Undercover. Peavy also serves as a Lieutenant with the Southwest Lee County Fire Department located in Auburn.
Jovan Cutler is a co-host for SportsCall and has been a part of the show full-time since June 2020.
2019 before accepting the full-time position.