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
  • Teen with Cerebral Palsy Helping to Collect Soda Tabs for Ronald McDonald House

    OVERTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The priceless smile on Floyd Bacorn’s face says it all. The 18 year old from Overton Township near Towanda has cerebral palsy and muscular dystrophy. He does not talk, but his ear to ear grin and endless energy speaks volumes. That smile can certainly light up a room. “He’s more than my best friend,” Floyd’s mother Amy Manuel said. “He’s almost like my companion.” Because of her son’s condition, Manuel cares for her son 24/7. Through […]

  • Teen Running 80-Year-Old Library in Ashland

    ASHLAND, Pa. — A library in Schuylkill County is celebrating 80 years of service to the Ashland community. The shelves of the Ashland Public Library are stacked with a wide selection of books. This well-run place is managed by someone who is probably much younger than you would expect. “I’ve always loved libraries, and I’m going to school to become a librarian. I started working here about three years ago. There was an opening for a manager, and everybody told […]

  • Turkey Farm Serving Millions on Thanksgiving

    WALKER TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A turkey farm near Tamaqua says it’s having trouble keeping up with demand this year. It’s slated to feed millions of people across the United States on Thanksgiving. Turkeys on top of turkeys were endlessly tipping the scales at Koch’s Turkey Farm near Tamaqua. With Thanksgiving right around the corner, business has been booming. “It’s kind of a weird experience on Thanksgiving Day to realize there are a few million people eating our turkeys. That’s sort […]

  • Local NBA Player Gives Back

    WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — A professional basketball player from Williamsport is giving back to the community, feeding more than 100 families on Thanksgiving. This is the first event for his new charity, and his manager says this won’t be the last time Alize Johnson helps those in need. Back in June, Williamsport native Alize Johnson achieved a life-long dream. The St. John Neuman Academy graduate was one of 60 players to hear his name called in the NBA draft. Johnson was […]

  • Fixing State Roads in Susquehanna County

    BRIDGEWATER TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Months after floodwaters wreaked havoc on parts of Susquehanna County, you can still see the remnants of the damage left behind by Mother Nature. “We had about $10.5 million worth of damage to state roads in this county. Dropoffs of six, eight feet, roads washed out completely, potholes that you couldn’t even drive a car through,” said Susquehanna County Commissioner Alan Hall. Several state roads in the county sustained major damage. Just this week, crews from […]

  • Getting Ready for Wintry Weather in Schuylkill County

    NORWEGIAN TOWNSHIP, Pa. — With the possibility of snow in the forecast, some car care centers in our area have been fielding many phone calls. Auto repair shops have been swamped with business once snow and cold showed up in the forecast. AAMCO of Pottsville Total Car Care is known for its catchy signs that grab the attention of drivers along Route 61. With temperatures dropping and the potential of snow moving into our area, the phones here have been […]

  • Find Pennsylvania Craft Brews with Digital Ale Trail App

    If you’re a fan of craft brews, there’s a new app for you. Brewers of Pennsylvania came out with an app that allows beer lovers to easily locate hundreds of breweries across the state. The Digital Ale Trail app allows you to keep track of the more than 300 craft breweries across the state. To see what the brewers think of this idea, we started our journey at Marley’s Brewery and Grille near Bloomsburg. “The craft beer era is great […]

  • Shenandoah Valley’s Student-run Newspaper Returns

    SHENANDOAH, Pa. — A high school in Schuylkill County is rebooting its student-run newspaper that started covering the community of Shenandoah nearly a century ago. In the early 1900s, many stayed informed on current events by reading a newspaper. At Shenandoah Valley High School, newspapers have been a big part of the school’s history, and that’s still the case all these years later. “They wanted to put something out there. They wanted to publish something and get their work known,” […]

  • Adding Flavor to Parent-Teacher Conferences

    POTTSVILLE, Pa. — The Pottsville Area School District found a way to spice up parent-teacher conferences with a variety of tasty foods. A group of teachers wanted to add a little flavor to parent-teacher conferences, and they decided to fill the parking lot with food trucks so parents and community members could enjoy a quick bite to eat. “It was a group effort and we pulled it together,” said teacher Jill Chiccini. “It’s an awesome idea,” said Frank Herndon. “Thought […]

  • Wyoming Valley Veterans Day Parade

    KINGSTON, Pa. — Veterans Day is a day for us to pause and thank those who answered the call, and in Luzerne County, the annual Wyoming Valley Veterans Day Parade honored men and women from all branches of the military. The parade is one of the most popular in our area. Although the temperatures may have been a bit chilly, that didn’t stop people from showing their love and appreciation for veterans. The parade route was jammed for the couple […]

  • Scranton Diocese Plans Compensation Program for Survivors of Clergy Abuse

    SCRANTON, Pa. — The Catholic dioceses that cover our area are announcing a plan to compensate victims who were sexually abused by priests. The Dioceses of Scranton, Harrisburg, and Allentown announced programs Thursday that will compensate survivors of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church. This is all in light of the Pennsylvania attorney general’s grand jury report released in August that detailed clergy sexual abuse. It’s been nearly three months since the scathing grand jury report detailing the alleged sexual […]

  • Minersville Little League Treasurer Accused of Stealing $50K

    MINERSVILLE, Pa. — The treasurer of a Little League in Schuylkill County has been charged with stealing $50,000 from the organization during a three-year time period. This part of Pennsylvania has a proud history when it comes to Little League Baseball. Every August, hundreds of thousands of fans descend upon Williamsport for the Little League World Series. But the feeling around the Minersville Little League has turned into a sense of betrayal after one of their own was allegedly caught […]