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Former SportsCenter Anchor Jaymee Sire Appears To Be Making Career Pivot Towards Food Television

Jaymee Sire was one of the many on-air employees laid off by ESPN earlier this year. It looks like she could be taking her career in another direction.

After four years at ESPN, where she was most recently a SportsCenter anchor, Sire lost her job at ESPN during the large-scale lay-offs that occurred back in April.

She'll be back on television tonight, but in a very different role.

Sire is set to appear on Food Network's Beat Bobby Flay at 10 p.m. tonight, and it could point towards Sire making a pivot from sports into food television.

She announced it on Instagram today.

Last year, during the NBA Finals, Flay appeared on SportsCenter, where he and Sire judged a Cleveland/Bay Area-themed cook-off by ESPN Cafeteria chefs. Apparently the two maintained some sort of relationship since. Cooking is clearly a passion of hers, as her Instagram posts show, and she may be looking to break into that industry. SportsCenter anchor Elle Duncan also posted about tonight's episode, mentioning that Sire is making a "natural pivot."

Former SportsCenter anchors have gotten some good news in recent days. On Wednesday, Darren Haynes announced that he hand landed a job as sports director and anchor at WUSA9, Washington, D.C.'s CBS affiliate.

We hope to hear more good news about the affected for ESPNers in the near future.