Name: Sam Ackerman
Job Title: Firstline Sports Presenter
Share your favourite work story.
Being in Brisbane to see first hand the Kiwis win the world cup and witness what it meant to them and their families. Close second is being put in a headlock by WWE champion Batista.
What are your three favourite TV shows right now?
I predominantly watch sport and news – but otherwise The Simpsons, The Cleveland Show and Person of Interest.
Finish this sentence: The new TV show I can’t wait to see is…
Homeland. I’m dying for season 2. It’s potentially my favourite show of all time.
What was your favourite TV show when you were a child?
The Muppet show. I wanted to be Kermit…turns out I followed the career path of Sam the Eagle…
What is the best part of working in the TV industry?
Being able to make a living off something I’d spend all my spare time doing.