Jim is a Fort Wayne native and is a local sports fixture. Jim currently resides in Grabill, Ind. with his wife Diane. Jim’s family includes his son John, daughter Melissa as well as step-daughters Giada and London, on top of five grandchildren. Over the last near 30 years, Jim served in a plethora of media outlets across northeast Indiana, most notably as Sports Director for 1190 WOWO Radio from 2009-17. Jim is active in the community, serving as President of the Northeast Indiana Baseball Association and performs public address announcer duties for a variety of events. His local sports show, Talkin’ Sports, airs Saturday mornings on 1380AM The Fan.
Fans at the Coliseum will continue to hear Jim's voice as the PA announcer for your Fort Wayne Mad Ants.