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
  • 84th City-County Dream Game

    The longest, continuous High School All Star football game in the country took place in Peckville.  The City vs County game had talent and tradition that’s can’t be beat.   The scoreboard got quite the workout in the City 49-20 win.

  • Dream Game extra sound

    Nick Shoemaker, Dunmore lineman and Ty Holbert, Wallenpaupack WR played well in the City’s 49-20 win over the County in the 84th Dream Game.

  • Rochester vs SWB RailRiders baseball

    Shane Robinson had a RBI 1B but that was it was it for the offense as the RailRiders lost to Rochester 2-1.

  • Williamsport Crosscutters vs Tri-City

    The Wiliamsport Crosscutters took advantage of sloppy play by Tri-City, who committed six errors, to beat the ValleyCats in NY-Penn League action 14-6.

  • Scott Greens nine hole putting course

    Scott Green golf course in Scott Township debuted a nine-hole putting course.  This is not a ‘Putt Putt’ or a Minature Golf idea, but a true bent grass putting surface, all for $5.

  • RailRiders pleased with promotions to New York

    Infielders Tyler Wade and Brandon Drury got the call back to New York in the past week.  Same goes for Catcher Kyle Higashioka who picked up his first three Major League hits-all Home Runs.  For manager Bobby Mitchell this is the best part of the job.

  • RailRiders beat Buffalo 9-6

    The SWB RailRiders beat Buffalo 9-6 as Clint Frazier clubbed two Home Runs and drove in four runs.  Manager Bobby Mitchell talked about the good week for the team at the good day at the plate for Frazier.

  • Masahiro Tanaka makes re-hab start for SWB RailRiders

    After missing a month due to sore hamstrings, New York Yankees Pitcher Masahiro Tanaka made a re-hab start at PNC Field for the SWB RailRiders.  Two Batters into the game Tanaka allowed a two run HR.  But, after that he retired 14 batters in a row in a five inning stint.  RailRiders rallied with four runs in the 7th to win 4-2.

  • Auburn vs Williamsport July 3

    Israel Pineda homered and the Doubledays pitching staff was tough in Auburn’s 4-1 win over Williamsport in NY-Penn League action.

  • Jhordany Mezquita with Crosscutters

    Jhordany Mezquita spent a short time living with his Aunt in Hazleton.  Now the young left handed pitcher is off to a good start with the Williamsport Crosscutters.  Mezquita has only allowed one run in ten innings of work with eleven strikeouts.

  • Williamsport Crosscutters vs Auburn

    The Williamsport Crosscutters hosted red hot Auburn (seven game winning streak) on a hot night at BB&T Ballpark.  There was a 77 minute rain delay before the game, and another delay in the 7th.  Auburn won 5-3 on a game called in the 8th inning due to rain.

  • Ricky Henderson on power overriding speed in MLB

    Home Runs and strikeouts appear to be what fans come to see at Major League Baseball games.  But, Ricky Henderson made a living, stealing bases, and scoring runs.  In fact, nobody did it better, and you can look it up.  Henderson says to each, their own.