Chase Senior joined the Newswatch 16 team in September of 2017. He comes to WNEP-TV from Springfield, Illinois, where he spent two years as a sports reporter, multimedia journalist and radio co-host for Channel1450 and Sports Radio 1450.

Chase grew up just outside of Philadelphia in West Chester, Pennsylvania and graduated from Temple University in 2015 with a degree in journalism. At Temple, Chase was an anchor, reporter and host on Temple TV, a radio co-host and play-by-play announcer on WHIP, wrote for The Temple News and held internships at NBC Sports Philadelphia, 97.5 The Fanatic and the Producers Guild of America.

Chase is excited to be back in his home state of Pennsylvania and is proud to serve such a loyal and passionate audience. Chase is a die-hard Philadelphia sports fan. In his free time, he enjoys listening to rap music or podcasts, working out and spending time with his family and friends. ​


Recent Articles
  • Average Prices for Thanksgiving Fixings Down This Year

    TUNKHANNOCK TOWNSHIP — With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, shopping lists are getting more and more specific as folks gather their ingredients for the holiday. “Apples for apple pie. Cabbage for coleslaw, green beans for green bean casserole and eggs for deviled eggs,” said Bernice Ludwig, Tunkhannock. And as the side dishes come together, so do the Thanksgiving plans. “We’re going to be traveling down to my son’s house. The rest of the family will be down there. We’ll just get together […]

  • ‘Let’s Stop Suicide’ Initiative Launched in Scranton

    SCRANTON — The “Let’s Stop Suicide” initiative was introduced at the Lackawanna County Courthouse in Scranton. According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. One of the main goals of the initiative is to give those who are struggling with their lives a platform to open up about their struggles. “Too many people who are struggling feel that they are isolated,” Monsignor Thomas Muldowney, Diocese of Scranton said. […]

  • Not Forgotten: Korean War Veterans Honored with Ambassador for Peace Medals

    LEHIGHTON — Korean War veterans were celebrated on Tuesday for their service more than six decades ago. The Korean War is sometimes referred to as the forgotten war, but on Tuesday, Korean War veterans were remembered at the American Legion post in Lehighton. On behalf of Senator Pat Toomey, 35 veterans from Carbon County, some still alive, others not with us, were awarded the Korean Ambassador for Peace Medal. “This is very important to Senator Toomey that we recognize all […]

  • Carbon County Church Serving as Drop Off Site for Operation Christmas Child

    MAHONING TOWNSHIP – ‘Tis the season for giving, and the Salem Bible Fellowship Church near Lehighton is currently serving as a drop off site for Operation Christmas Child for Samaritan’s Purse. This is what the movement is all about: folks pack up shoe boxes with various items. Those boxes then get sent to children all around the world, including some third-world countries. The boxes sent to the kids might be the first present that they’ve ever received. “It’s humbling,” Theresa Johnson, […]

  • Cuts for a Cause: Laflin Barber Raising Money for Brothers Killed in Fire

    LAFLIN — Kevin Uren opened up his barbershop in Laflin in heart-warming style. On his first official day of business, Uren was giving free haircuts to his customers. Uren says all donations are going to the American Red Cross, to help the family of three young fire victims: Erik Dupree, Devon Major, and Ezekiel Major. The three brothers passed away after a fire was set at the family’s home, just a short distance away from Kevin’s Barbershop. At the time, […]

  • Son Accused of Killing Mother

    TUNKHANNOCK TOWNSHIP — More than a year after her death, a man stands accused of killing his mother in the Poconos. According to police, Jason Jumper of Blakeslee is accused of killing his mother, Jeri Jumper at their home on Moyer Road in Monroe County. This all stems from an incident in September of 2016 when police responded to a call involving an unresponsive woman. Jeri Jumper later died at Pocono Medical Center due to blunt force trauma to the […]

  • ‘Always looking for a fight’ – Suspected Trooper Shooter Caught on Camera

    CHESTNUTHILL TOWNSHIP — The state trooper shot during a traffic stop in Northampton County remains in critical but stable condition. State police say Cpl. Seth Kelly had another successful surgery Thursday morning. Cpl. Kelly was shot more than once during a traffic stop Tuesday on Route 33 near Nazareth. The suspect, Daniel Clary, was also shot. He is charged with two counts of attempted homicide. We now have surveillance footage of the suspect getting into an argument with employees of […]

  • Trooper Shooting Suspect Lives in Poconos

    CHESTNUTHILL TOWNSHIP — We’re learning more information about the man accused of shooting Pennsylvania State Police Cpl. Seth Kelly on Tuesday, including where he lived in the Poconos. Newswatch 16 spoke with a few people who recognize that suspect. They’re still trying to fathom the circumstances surrounding the shooting. Police released the name of the shooter Tuesday night. He was identified as Daniel Clary, 22, of Effort. Dashcam video from a truck driver shows Clary’s car flying by him on […]

  • Trooper Shooting Sparks Fear

    BETHLEHEM — The shooting of a Pennsylvania State Police corporal during a traffic stop has gained attention statewide. People in Lehigh County can’t believe the series of events that transpired. The Pennsylvania State Police corporal that was shot multiple times underwent surgery Tuesday afternoon at St. Luke’s Hospital near Bethlehem. Police said he was in critical, but stable condition Tuesday night. What started as a routine traffic stop just before 11 a.m. Tuesday on Route 33 in Plainfield Township resulted […]

  • Tragedy Strikes After Family’s Dog Attacked at PetSmart, Later Dies

    DICKSON CITY — “We dropped him off to get groomed, and we get a call that he’s dead.” Betty Miller of Scranton characterizes the last several days as astonishing. Last Wednesday, she dropped off her 12-year-old Bichon Brewster at PetSmart in Dickson City to get groomed. Shortly thereafter, she got a call from a vet that was totally unexpected: Brewster was dead after getting attacked by another dog in the grooming salon. “He was loving,” Miller said of Brewster. “He […]

  • Search for Missing Bloomsburg Man Called Off

    BLOOMSBURG — A search this weekend for a missing man from Columbia County was called off Sunday afternoon. Members of the man’s family say the last few days have been gut-wrenching. That search for Wayne Mowery Sr. lasted three days, according to police. Members of the 78-year-old man’s family aren’t sure how the fun-loving, personable man from Bloomsburg suddenly went missing. “It’s like he disappeared off the face of the earth.” That’s how family members describe the disappearance of Mowery. […]

  • Following Massive Recall, Fire Officials Discuss Importance of Fire Extinguishers

    WEST MAHANOY TOWNSHIP – Imagine this: a fire breaks out at your home. You go to use a fire extinguisher and it doesn’t work. What started as a small problem, could all of a sudden become catastrophic. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, nearly 40 million Kidde fire extinguishers are being recalled. “If you don’t have a fire extinguisher and that fire is allowed to spread until the fire department gets there, and that’s only a few minutes, that fire might […]