Jim is a “morning drive” reporter for KYW Newsradio 1060, bringing live news updates to Delaware Valley residents as they get ready for work each morning.
He’s spent almost all of his life in the Philadelphia region. A proud Viking from Perkiomen Valley High School in Montgomery County, Jim graduated from Temple University with a degree in journalism.
Jim has served as sports director at the Radio Pennsylvania Network, covering the major sports stories around the state.
In his free time, Jim enjoys swimming and triathlon. He’s done a 10k swim in the Hudson River, and completed the Ironman Lake Placid in 2012.
Jim says his proudest moment came in 2006, when he donated a kidney to his aunt.
You can follow Jim Melwert on Twitter @Melwert1060.
With another storm bearing down on the region, emergency officials urging everyone to get ready.
Only three establishments in the Philadelphia area were awarded AAA’s “five diamonds” for 2014: the Four Seasons, the Rittenhouse Hotel, and the Fountain Restaurant at the Four Seasons.
This survey comes during the coldest month of January in a decade.
With the frigid temperatures, SEPTA is taking steps to try to keep the system moving.
A 31-year-old man is critical condition, shot multiple times, after Philadelphia police say he pointed a gun at officers.
Philadelphia’s favorite son turns 308 today, with several celebrations planned in Old City.
An advance copy of Governor Christie’s speech shows, among other things, the governor plans to recommend adjusting the current K-through-12 model of education.
The case involves two women who were legally married in 2005, when they lived in Massachusetts. But when they moved to Pennsylvania in 2009, their marriage was not recognized under state law.
The company that manages the power grid for the Philadelphia region says things are returning to normal.
Philadelphia city officials joined forces with volunteers working to protect the most vulnerable population — the city’s homeless — from the frigid, potentially deadly cold snap.
The first snowfall of the new year is already on the way, and crews have been preparing since New Year’s Eve.
The group, Penn Staters for Responsible Stewardship, calls it a “leadership issue” caused by the university’s trustees.
If you’re hoping to get a tax deduction on your 2013 income taxes, today is the last day to make that donation.
If your New Year’s resolution is to start running, why wait ’til morning? You can do a 5K run at the stroke of midnight.
Tickets for Saturday night’s Eagles’ playoff game will go on sale to the general public Tuesday at 12 noon.