Born and raised in Eden, NY, Jim has been WAMC’s Associate News Director since October 2016. Since 2020, Jim has hosted WAMC's flagship news programs: Midday Magazine, Northeast Report and Northeast Report Late Edition. From 2013 to 2016, he worked as WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief.
Jim is also the managing and founding producer of A New York Minute In History, winner of a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for best podcast and an Outstanding Podcast Award by the New York State Broadcasters Association. Jim previously worked as a reporter, producer and anchor at WAER, an NPR member station in Syracuse. He has experience in Top 40 radio and has spent time with NPR member station WBFO and CBS-affiliate WIVB-TV, both in Buffalo.
Jim's stories and on-air work have won numerous awards from the New York State Broadcasters Association, New York State Associated Press Association, the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association and the Syracuse Press Club. He was also a finalist for the 2015 Mirror Awards, handed out by Syracuse University.
An avid hiker, Jim holds a BA in Broadcast Journalism and History from Syracuse University.
Taryn Bauerle, an associate professor of plant science at Cornell University, says the Empire State should expect a fairly nice fall foliage color change, but you may have to travel for the best views.
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Former U.S. Secretary of State and presidential nominee Hillary Clinton joined New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Monday to promote plans to codify abortion...