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
  • Wyoming Valley West vs Crestwood volleyball

    Crestwood hosted Wyoming Valley West in HS volleyball.  Comets rallied from a set down to win 3-2.

  • Riverside vs Mid Valley softball

    Riverside met Mid Valley in Lackawanna League softball action.  Spartanettes won 7-3.

  • Holy Cross vs Old Forge softball

    Holy Cross outlasted Old Forge, 7-6, in HS softball action.  Abby Anderson drove in the tying run and scored the winning run late for Holy Cross.

  • Wyoming Seminary vs Meyers baseball

    Meyers improved to 5-0 in conference play with a tight 3-2 win over Wyoming in HS baseball.  Mohawks came from two runs down to win.

  • Hershey Bears vs Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins hockey

    The Penguins had the top seed for the Calder Cup Playoffs, but Hershey was hungry for a win and a Bridgeport loss to make the playoffs.  The teams met in the next to last game of the regular season.   Bears win 2-1, and with Bridgeport losing, Hershey makes the playoffs.

  • Lehigh Valley vs WBS Penguins hockey

    With three games left in the regular season the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins played Lehigh Valley.   The Phantoms won 2-1 in a shootout to clinch a spot in the Calder Cup Playoffs.  The Penguins will have the #1 seed come playoff time.

  • Pittston Area vs Wyoming Valley West baseball

    Wyoming Valley West played Pittston Area in HS baseball.   Nate Baranski tossed a three hitter and struck out eight as the Spartans scored all their runs in the sixth in the 4-0 win.  

  • North Pocono vs West Scranton baseball

    North Pocono and West Scranton rested their aces as they played in a Lackawanna League baseball game.  Trojans scored six runs in the 8th to win 9-3.

  • David Akers NFL Kicker

    Former NFL Kicker David Akers spoke to the NEPA Youth for Christ group in Peckville.  Akers still had time to make a few more points.

  • Bloomsburg @ Mt. Carmel Area Track and Field

    Bloomsburg and Mt. Carmel Area on a sun-splashed afternoon for a Track and Field Meet.  Jahvel Hemphill the three-time State Champion in the 100 breezed to a win in that event in 10.82.  The reigning State Champ in Javelin, Maura Fiomicini set a school record with a heave of 155’2″.

  • RailRiders ready

    Making their ‘AAA’ debuts, Outfielder Dustin Fowler and Infielder Tyler Wade hope to impress the RailRiders, and the parent club in New York, with their versatility.

  • Minersville softball

    Minersville won the state title in basketball, now the Lady Miners have their eye on softball and classmate Mallory Ebert.