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.

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    Coach Franklin on Nyeem Wartman-White

    Former Valley View star Linebacker Nyeem Wartman-White crumbled to the turf in the first half of Penn State’s season opening loss to Temple.  The Nittany Lions defense didn’t recover from that injury in that game.  With Nyeem healthy and manning the middle of the Penn State defense will be a big plus for the team this season.

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    Lackawanna Football Conference Media Day

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    Mt. Carmel Area

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    Chris Buescher win PA 400

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    Igdalsky on Pocono Raceway

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    Hughesville football

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    District IV more

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    District IV Football

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    Sparky Lyle

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