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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
  • 80th Annual Dream Game

    The longest running High School football all star game was held at John Henzes/Veterans Memorial Stadium in Peckville.  The County received short Touchdown runs from Quinn Karam and Jake Manetti to lead them to a 14-7 win in front of 7,500 fans. Dunmore’s Brandon Kujawski threw a 29 yard TD pass to his former teammate Josh Cilla to account for the City score.

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    RailRiders Celebrate Christmas in July with “Ugly Sweater” Uniforms

    The RailRiders got in the Holiday Spirit FIVE MONTHS before Christmas.  Catcher Austin Romine talks about wearing Reindeer Jersey’s for the first time in his playing career.

  • Harness Racing Youth Foundation Camp

    For over a dozen years Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs has hosted a Harness Racing youth camp.  Boys and girls submit essay’s on why they would like to participate in the week-long camp.  A handful learn everything from grooming, to driving the horses.  No horsing around, as Sharla McBride explains.

  • Chris Snee retires from NFL

    After ten seasons in the NFL, former Montrose Area High School star Chris Snee announcement his retirement today.  Snee won two Super Bowls with the New York Giants and was selected to four Pro Bowls.  Chris was emotional in his farewell news conference, but his High School Coach Tom Lucenti, and his Mother, Diane, say he gave it his all during his career.

  • 2nd annual Cody Barrasse 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

    Committee members gather one final time to put the finishing touches on the 2nd annual Cody Barrasse 3 on 3 basketball tournament. “He was a big time pick-up basketball player. He had a mean left hook. No one really knows that. He loved it, and I think he would be happy that we we’re doing this,” said Robert Evans. Cody died in April of 2013 in a hit and run accident near Pittsburgh. He was only 22 and finishing up […]

  • Summer conditioning important for football players

    Lakeland strength and conditioning coach Meade Beebe takes the Chiefs football team thru their summer workout. “On the roller look to the freshman field,” says Meade. 20 players show up on this day for training. “Earlier we we’re rolling and working on our flexibility and rolling on our muscles so we can perform well today and right now we’re working on sprint work,” said Garth Estadt. “A lot of our program is designed around trying to reduce the number of […]

  • Williamsport Crosscutters vs State College

    After an Opening Night loss to State College the Williamsport Crosscutters reeled off six straight wins at home.  The Crosscutters were back in action Thursday night taking on their rivals from State College, once again. The Spikes scored early, and kept their lead throughout, beating the Cutters, 3-2.

  • IndyCar Testing Returns to Pocono

    Although the weather didn’t cooperate, 8 drivers from the IndyCar Series spoke with the media about last year’s inaugural race, changes they could make for this year’s race, and what they thought about the Tricky Triangle.

  • Week 4 of the Inside Track

    Despite Mother Nature wreaking havoc on Friday’s nights events, we still saw some action Saturday, June 14th, and Sunday, June 15th.

  • Max Impact on Coal Street Park Baseball Complex

    Players from the 18u Showcase Max Impact baseball team move a bench at Coal Street Park in Wilkes-Barre. They are here as part of a summer community relations clean-up program. Taking care of the baseball field at Coal Street is their project. “Basically this was their idea. The city issued us Coal Street Park for the entire summer. They knew that this place needed a lot of tender loving care. So they we’re kind of joking about it say hey […]

  • Tunkhannock reaction to Papi walk-off hit

    At the right moment on Sunday-Virginia Cavalier All-American Mike Papi delivered the game winning hit against Mississippi in the College World Series. It didn’t take long for the echo to resonate in Wyoming County Mike’s former coach at Tunkhannock -Gary Custer watched every pitch. “Yes 3-2 count. I mean it was a big question mark there for a minute. He like I said before he comes thru in pressure situations-right guy in the right place,” said Gary Custer. Joe McCarthy […]

  • R.J. Sockwell ready for ‘Summer Thunder.’

    Dunmore’s R.J. Sockwell goes for his 6’th straight win when the ‘Summer Thunder’ boxing event returns to Scranton on June 20’th.  Sockwell was 65-9 in his amateur career and has found his rhythm as a pro.  The 26 year old is developing a ‘stick and move’ jab to go along with his power.  R.J. brings a big crowd when he steps into the ring.