Jim Shearer biography

Jim Shearer

VJ, Person

1977 –

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Who is Jim Shearer?

Jim Shearer is MTV2 VJ who is currently a co-host and "VH1 music expert" on VH1's morning show Big Morning Buzz Live.

Shearer was hired by MTV in 2002 after catching the eye of the executive vice president of MTV with a homemade audition tape.

Since 2009 Shearer has been the host for VH1's Top 20 Video Countdown. He has also hosted the shows Advance Warning, 120 Minutes,Subterranean, Video Mods, Summer Gig, as well as other shows on both MTV and MTV2. In addition, Shearer hosted VH1's 100 Greatest Artists of All Time and VH1's 100 Greatest Videos of All Time. Shearer works for IFC on a blog called "Indie Ear" and also hosts the Pittsburgh Penguins blog on YouTube called Yinz Luv 'Da Guins and a Pittsburgh Steelers blog on YouTube called Yinz Luv 'Da Stillers.! His wife, Victoria Shearer, is fluent in Spanish and is a Spanish teacher in their native Pittsburgh. He also has a brother named Matt Shearer. Jim Shearer graduated from Waynesburg College. His catchphrase is "I will see yinz later." Shaerer's favorite music artists are The Beastie Boys, and he plays in a rock band called Deck of Jack.

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Born
Jan 3, 1977
Pittsburgh
Profession
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  • Pennsylvania

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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