Jim joined WNEP-TV as a part-time member of its sports department in 1989. Soon afterward he was hired full-time. In April, 2005 he was named main sports anchor.

Before a career in television Jim spent 9 years in radio at WSCR/WILK. “Colsey”is a life-long resident of Lackawanna County. Jim graduated from North Pocono and Penn State University. He married Valerie in 1988 and has a daughter named Melanie. Jim enjoys playing basketball, softball and golf. If he wasn’t in sports Jim would have been a history teacher. Jim enjoys reading biographies and anything involving history

Favorite sports moments: Pete Giftopoulus interception giving Penn State their 2’nd National Championship. Chris Chambliss’ home run in 1976 ALCS putting NY Yankees in World Series. Scott Norwood…wide right…NY Giants win Super Bowl XXV.

Recent Articles
  • Scranton Prep vs Crestwood Lacrosse

    Crestwood played Scranton Prep for the District Two ‘AA’ Lacrosse title.  Comets repeat as Champs after a 21-8 win.

  • Hanover Area vs Mid Valley

    Mid Valley met Hanover Area in the District Two softball playoffs.  Mia Pawelski tossed a shutout and drove in the only run of the game with a bloop single in the 6th.  Mid Valley 1-0.

  • Wyoming Area vs West Scranton softball

    Wyoming Area went into West Scranton and came out with a 6-0 win in the District softball playoffs.

  • James Franklin on Connor McGovern

    Penn State Head Coach is leaning on Center Connor McGovern in his third season as a starter on the Nittany Lions Offensive Line.

  • James Franklin in town

    Penn state Head Football Coach James Franklin was the guest speaker at the 40th Annual Greater Scranton Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association Dinner.  Franklin had some pre-dinner thoughts for WNEP.

  • Nanticoke vs Valley View baseball

    Valley View met Nanticoke in the District Two ‘AAAA’ baseball playoffs.  Cougars won 12-2 in five innings.

  • Wyoming Area vs Tunkhannock baseball

    Tunkhannock welcomed Wyoming Area in the District Two ‘AAA’ baseball quarterfinals.  Tigers trailed 10-3, but rallied to win 11-10.

  • Wallenpaupack vs North Pocono baseball

    North Pocono humped out to a quick 7-0 lead after three innings and then held off a late rally to defeat Wallenpaupack 9-5 in the District Two ‘AAAAA’ baseball playoffs.

  • Holy Redeemer vs Blue Ridge volleyball

    Top Seeded Holy Redeemer battled Blue Ridge in the District Two volleyball semifinals.  Royals won in straight sets to advance to another final.

  • Abington Heights vs Berwick Volleyball

    Abington Heights battled Berwick in the District Two Volleyball semifinals.  Bulldogs won sets one, four and five to win the match 3-2.

  • Crestwood Comets Lacrosse

    Crestwood used a quick lead and held off Dallas 17-15 to advance to the D2 ‘AA’ Lacrosse Championship.  The Comets will play Scranton Prep, a 15-13 winner over Wyoming Area, in the finals.  The teams split two games during the regular season.

  • District Two Track and Field preview

    Lexi Walsh and Andrew Healey of Holy Cross, along with Cy Babcanec of Lakeland won multiple Gold medals in last weeks District Two Track and Field Championships. The trio looks for more medals at States this weekend.