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
  • ‘One of the worst’–Former Trainer’s Inn Goes up in Flames

    FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Flames destroyed a former bar and restaurant overnight in Carbon County. Investigators say the fire started around midnight. Multiple crews worked to put out the flames for several hours Sunday morning. After the fire was out, people looked on and relived memories from one of their favorite local hot spots. Flames wrecked the popular Trainer’s Inn near Lehighton. The business has been closed for about a year. Around a dozen fire departments battled the billowing smoke […]

  • 25 Year Anniversary of Fatal Fire in Pittston: Remembering Two Firefighters Lost

    PITTSTON — The city of Pittston and the borough of West Pittston are two places separated by the Susquehanna River, but forever linked by a single tragedy 25 years ago. “It’s something that happens tragically and it burns a hole in your memory,” Chief James Rooney of the Pittston Fire Department said. “It’s something you live with day after day.” During the early morning hours of Monday, March 15, 1993, firefighters from the Pittston, West Pittston, and other departments responded […]

  • St. Patrick’s Day Dance for Life Skills Students

    NANTICOKE, Pa. — The Greater Nanticoke Area High School life skills class hosted its annual St. Patrick’s Day dance on Wednesday. Students with intellectual disabilities from all across the Wyoming Valley were there to break it down. “It’s just an opportunity to give the kids the time to get together, to hang out, to dance, to be like everybody else,” said life skills teacher Lori Dennis. For those who volunteered, seeing the students smiling and decked out in green puts […]

  • Developments in Wyoming County Threat Case

    FACTORYVILLE, Pa. -- There are new developments after an 18-year-old man from Nicholson was arrested on Saturday after witnesses say he pointed a pellet gun at a community center near Keystone College.

  • Bank Robbery Suspect found Unconscious in Luzerne County

    KINGSTON -- The man who robbed a bank in Wayne County last month and fled the scene in a bank teller's vehicle has been captured in Luzerne County.

  • Bucknell Earns 14 Seed, Will Face Michigan State in NCAA Tournament

    Following a dominant win over Colgate in the Patriot League Championship on Wednesday, Bucknell knew it was NCAA Tournament-bound. The big question was, ‘where would the Bison be headed and who would they play?’ That question was answered during Sunday’s Selection Show. Bucknell drew a 14 seed and the Bison will take on number three-seeded Michigan State. “It’s always cool to see your name up there in that situation,” Bucknell Head Coach Nathan Davis said. “Obviously, playing in the NCAA […]

  • Students Show Off Creative Science Skills in Luzerne County

    LEHMAN TOWNSHIP — Students got the ball rolling at Penn State Wilkes-Barre for the Northeast Regional Science Olympiad competition. You could tell that the IQ levels were flying high. For one student, immersing himself in science and technology is all about the bigger picture. “We like to apply what we have learned throughout the years of science Olympiad and be able to apply them to a career and college later on in life and be able to use that for your […]

  • Kit-Kat Production Expanding in Luzerne County

    HAZLE TOWNSHIP — Lovers of chocolate, rejoice! a brand new Kit-Kat manufacturing line is coming to the Hazleton area, which will open up new jobs for folks in Luzerne County The Hershey company broke ground Friday on the expansion project. This brand new manufacturing line is scheduled to be up and running by the end of the year. Hershey’s says the increase in Kit-Kat production will mean more than 100 new jobs. Kit Kat manufacturing plant is coming to the […]

  • Parking Regulations Enforced in Kingston

    KINGSTON — Beginning on March 1, the Kingston Police Department started to enforce parking regulations around the entire municipality. The reaction from people who live in Kingston has been mixed. People we spoke with who paid their tickets were surprised that they, in fact, got ticketed but admitted they’ve been parking illegally for years. They just never got caught until now. For some Kingston residents, their wallets are a little lighter since the start of the month. The municipality’s police […]

  • A Watchful Eye at Hanover Area

    HANOVER TOWNSHIP — One school district in Luzerne County has taken major steps to strengthen its security system. School officials are able to monitor almost the entire school through a smartphone app. With the touch of a few buttons on a smartphone, Hanover Area School District administrators, staff, and police can keep a watchful eye on the entire junior /senior high school. The district just installed a new security camera system at the school in Hanover Township. “Anything that can […]

  • Snow Slows Drivers in Luzerne County

    DORRANCE TOWNSHIP — The timing of the snowfall Wednesday allowed many drivers in Luzerne County to travel on the roadways without too much trouble. On Interstate 81 north near Nuangola, the roads were just a little wet around 10:30 a.m. without a flurry in the sky. “The drive has been really good. We were supposed to drive tomorrow but thought we should get out a little earlier, so we came down today. Especially with the tractor-trailers being off the highways, […]

  • Veterans’ Talent on Display at VA

    PLAINS TOWNSHIP — The VA Medical Center outside Wilkes-Barre was transformed into a performing arts center on Tuesday. Paintings, drawings, and pieces of poetry were on display for a creative arts competition. On the second floor of the VA, the room was packed. Several pieces of colorful art were on display and all the way down the hall, some loud singing could be heard. Local veterans showed off their array of talents during this creative arts competition. “Artists, writers, we […]