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Ernie Johnson, Jr.
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Born
Ernest Johnson, Jr.

November 5, 1956 (1956-11-05) (ageĀ 64)
OtherĀ names E.J., Mr. Smooth
Education University of Georgia
Occupation On-Air Personality, Turner Sports
Spouse(s) Cheryl
Children 6

Ernest Johnson, Jr. (born November 5, 1956) is a sportscaster for Turner Sports coverage on TNT, TBS, truTV and CBS 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.

Johnson is the son of the late pitcher for the Milwaukee Braves Ernie Johnson Sr.

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