Ernie Johnson Jr.
Ernie Johnson, Jr.
Ernest Johnson, Jr.
November 5, 1956
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
|Other names||E.J., Mr. Smooth|
|Education||University of Georgia|
|Occupation||On-Air Personality, Turner Sports|
He calls play-by-play for Golf on TNT and MLB on TBS. He is also the studio host for the NBA on TNT and college basketball tournaments for Turner Sports and CBS Sports. Johnson called Atlanta Braves games from 1993-1996 and again in 2010. He was also the studio host for TNT's coverage of the Wimbledon Championships. He also worked on Olympic Games and Goodwill Games for Turner Sports. He was a co-host for Charles Barkley's talk show "Listen Up". Johnson also called weightlifting at the 2000 Summer Olympics for NBC. Johnson has called occasional NBA games for TNT.