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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
  • Old Forge @ Holy Cross girls basketball

    Holy Cross hosted Old Forge in girls HS basketball.   Lady Blue Devils jumped out to a quick start and hung on for a solid 47-35 win.

  • Jamie Shevchik on John Altobelli

    John Altobelli was a respected baseball coach who died, along with his wife and daughter, in the tragic helicopter crash that took the life of NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna.   Altobelli from 2012 to 2014 was the baseball coach of the Brewster Whitecaps of the Cape Cod league, a job held currently by Keystone College baseball coach Jamie Shevchik.   In fact, John and Jamie crossed paths earlier this January.

  • Jack Lyons and Willie Chandler on the late Kobe Bryant

    In 1996 Jack Lyons was the Head Coach Scranton HS, while Willie Chandler was a sophomore guard on the Knights.  Jack is now coaching at West Scranton HS, while Chandler is the Head Coach at Misericorida, his college Alma Mater.  But, they still, vividly, recall their March 1996 meeting with Kobe Bryant and his Lower Merion teammates in the State basketball playoffs.

  • Super 16 Basketball Countdown – Week 4

    See how your team stacks up in the Super 16 Basketball Countdown!

  • Stroudsburg vs Pocono Mountain West girls basketball

    Emily Strunk had 19 points, and Samantha Columna pitched in with 15 as Stroudsburg slipped past Pocono Mountain West 50-40 in girls HS basketball.

  • Bob and Donna Veach on KC Chiefs G.M. Brett Veach

    Bob Veach shows us the helmet from Kansas City Chiefs Quarterback Patrick Mahomes. It’s proudly displayed in his trophy case in Mount Carmel along with all the other memorabilia he’s collected over the years. The Veach family cherished watching their two sons Brett and Jon play football for the Red Tornadoes. Both we’re star Running Backs at Mount Carmel Area. Brett went on to play at Delaware. It was during those years with the Blue Hens that he made a […]

  • Scranton Prep @ Wallenpaupack boys basketball

    13-1 Wallenpaupack hosted Scranton Prep in boys HS basketball. Cavaliers handed their Buckhorns their second loss 51-45.

  • Scranton Prep at Wallenpaupack girls basketball

    Wallenpaupack welcomed top ranked Scranton Prep in girls HS basketball.   Prep remained undefeated with a 61-12 win.

  • SWB RailRiders Team President John Adams

    Renovo native, and Lock Haven University graduate John Adams was introduced as the Team President for the SWB RailRiders.  Adams had previous experience with the Philadelphia Soul of the Arena Football League and the NY Yankees ‘AA’ team the Trenton Thunder.

  • Riverside @ Dunmore girls basketball

    Two of our top five ranked girls basketball teams met as #3 Dunmore welcomed 5th ranked Riverside.   Lady Bucks won in front a sellout  crowd 50-36.

  • Tim Kurkjian on Philadelphia Phillies

    ESPN reporter Tim Kurkjian, at the Williamsport Crosscutters Banquet, is enthused about the Philadelphia Phillies off-season which included upgraded at starting pitcher (Zack Wheeler) and a shortstop (Didi Gregrious).

  • Abington Heights vs Scranton Prep boys basketball

    Scranton Prep hosted Abington Heights in boys HS basketball.  Comets led 29-26 at the half, and Harry Johnson hit a turnaround with a half second left to lift Abington Heights to a 51-49 win.

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