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, and calls Collegeville, Pa. home.
In his free time, Jim enjoys open-water swims and triathlons. He did a 10k swim in the Hudson River under the George Washington Bridge in 2013, and finished Ironman Lake Placid in 2012.
One of his proudest moments came in 2006 when he donated a kidney to his aunt.
You can follow Jim Melwert on Twitter @Melwert1060.
The National Veterans Wheelchair Games will be here next August, with everything from basketball to bowling, softball to swimming.
As prices slowly drop, more and more stations in South Jersey are breaking under the $3 mark, including two of them at the intersection of Route 70 and Kings Highway.
More than 41 million kids will stock up on sugary sweets tonight, and some area dentist’s offices are enticing kids to trade in some of that candy.
Compassionate Care Foundation is tucked back in an industrial park in Egg Harbor Township. No walk-ins are allowed; it’s by appointment only.
The Philadelphia Cycling Classic, the bike race made famous by the climbs up the Manayunk Wall, received some good news this week.
The government shutdown was especially hard on people who don’t work for the government, but were still affected by the federal shutdown.
Parents began the process Monday of transferring their children to other schools after Solomon Cyber Charter School closed its doors.
A letter to parents signed by the Inglewood elementary’s principal has the subject line, no Halloween Parade or Celebrations.
Carlos Rivera, 25, is facing several charges in the murders of 35-year old Atlanta Deveney and her son, Elijah Rosado.
Thanks to tax incentives, Philadelphia-based retailer Urban Outfitters is planning an expansion that could add a couple of thousand jobs at the Philadelphia navy yard complex.
They’ll walk 60-miles over the next three days, to help the fight against breast cancer, and it all starts today.
Cheltenham School District announced they’ll have to close the cafeteria dining area and two adjoining classrooms at Cedarbrook Middle School.
A potential government shutdown could have an impact on our area.
A bit of good news at the pump, as gas prices have been falling. But how far will they go?
Penndot spokesman Charles Metzger says it’s a busy stretch that carries about 34,000 cars a day.