Pamela Donielle "Pam" Oliver (born March 10, 1961) is an American sportscaster known for her work on the sidelines for various NBA and NFL games.
As a teenager, Oliver lived in Niceville, Florida, where she attended Niceville High School. In high school, Oliver excelled in tennis, basketball, and track and field. After graduating, Oliver enrolled at Florida A&M University, where she continued her track endeavors, becoming a college All-American in both the 400-meter and the mile relay. Oliver earned a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism and graduated in 1984.
Oliver began her broadcasting career at WALB in Albany, Georgia in 1985 as a news reporter. The next year, Oliver moved to WAAY-TV in Huntsville, Alabama. After that stop, Oliver moved to WIVB-TV in Buffalo, New York in 1988. Two years later in 1990, Oliver moved to WTVT in Tampa, Florida, where she began her career as a sports anchor in 1991. Oliver moved to KHOU-TV in Houston, where she continued to be a sports anchor. In 1993, Oliver joined the sports television network ESPN. In 1995, Oliver joined Fox Sports, where she worked as a sideline reporter at NFL games. In 2005, Oliver joined TNT as a sideline reporter for their NBA Playoffs coverage. Pam Oliver also has her own dressing room at the new Cowboys Stadium with her name on a star on the door.