P.J. is back home. He returned to Northeast Ohio and joined the FOX 8 News team in June of 2011.

P.J. was Sports Director of WVVA-TV in Bluefield, West Virginia for over five years.

Prior to that he served as Sports Director of KAWE-TV in Northern Minnesota.

P.J. won the West Virginia Broadcasters Association “Best Sportscast” for his anchoring of the Greenbrier Classic in 2010. During his time at WVVA and KAWE, P.J. covered everything from high school football to NASCAR, the NFL, MLB, Division I hockey and even the PGA Tour. He also had the opportunity to work on assignment at the Sugar Bowl and the Orange Bowl while covering West Virginia and Virginia Tech.

P.J. is a graduate of Kent State University where he received a Bachelor of Science degree. To get the latest local sports updates and to find out what P.J. is doing.

Recent Articles
  • Welcome to CLE! Cavaliers introduce Collin Sexton

    INDEPENDENCE-It’s been three years since the Cavs held a post NBA Draft news conference. On Friday, the team introduced their future, Alabama guard, Collin Sexton. Known as “Young Bull”, the 19-year-old donned his new wine and gold threads and the number two. The same number he wore in college. Day 1 at the facility was a success. MORE : https://t.co/CakTV3UwxL#AllForOne pic.twitter.com/DsDIPjqJ3s — Cleveland Cavaliers (@cavs) June 22, 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js “Coming in, I’m going to set goals for myself as well […]

  • Cleveland Cavaliers take Collin Sexton with 8th pick in NBA Draft

    INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — It has been three years since the Cleveland Cavaliers were a part of NBA Draft night. This draft is one of the most uncertain drafts for the franchise: Are they building for the future or using this pick to make another run at the NBA Finals? The question won’t be answered until LeBron James decides if he is staying or leaving. The Cavs had the 8th overall pick in Thursday night’s draft, acquired from Brooklyn. They picked Collin […]

  • Key dates in LeBron James’ approaching free agency

    CLEVELAND– LeBron James can opt out of the last year of his contract with the Cavaliers and leave Cleveland for a second time. The 33-year-old can decide where he plays next and that has Cavs fans (and much of the NBA) on the edge of their seats waiting for LeBron’s next move. Here are a few key dates in NBA free agency: June 21: NBA Draft It’s quite the conundrum for teams. Who do you draft when your biggest star could […]

  • Cleveland Browns rookies get warm welcome at Youth Football Camp

    CLEVELAND-The Cleveland Browns rookies got a warm welcome from 200 kids Friday morning at their new home, FirstEnergy Stadium. “Looking around for the first time just gives you those goosebumps and gets you ready to get out here come season; it is so awesome,” said Browns offensive lineman Austin Corbett. The rookies, including Baker Mayfield and Denzel Ward, were serving as mentors at the team’s annual Youth Football Camp. They were sharing their skills and expertise with the young campers. […]

  • Browns minicamp: Gordon, Taylor, Mayfield give their thoughts on upcoming season

    BEREA, Ohio –“Best” is not a word that should be used when talking about an 0-16 football team, but after a long offseason with plenty of overhaul, the Cleveland Browns wide receivers may have one of the best position groups in the NFL, at least according to Josh Gordon. The Browns wide receiver made the claim during an interview with the local media on Tuesday. Quarterback Tyrod Taylor, who has already been named the starting quarterback, was asked about Gordon’s […]

  • NBA: Officials got it right on charge call at end of Game 1

    OAKLAND — The league’s last two-minute report from Game 1 of the NBA Finals was released Friday and finds that the referees got the call right; it should have been a blocking foul on LeBron James. It happened in the 4th quarter when LeBron originally took a charge call. The officials reviewed the call and overturned it, giving the Warriors a pair of free throws. Had the original call stood, it would have been the Cavs ball and no Warriors […]

  • Cavaliers hype video will get you ready for Chapter IV: Cavs vs. Warriors

    Chapter IV.#NBAFinals || #WhateverItTakes@KeyBank’s #KeyInsider Game 1 Hype Video pic.twitter.com/Ysm93jxB8v — Cleveland Cavaliers (@cavs) May 31, 2018 CLEVELAND — Here we go…. again. As the Cavs get ready to take on the Warriors in the NBA Finals, a new hype video from the Cavaliers will give you all the feels (especially Chapter 2). The Cavs/Warriors 4-peat is the first time in the NBA, NFL, MLB or NHL that the championship round will match the same teams in four consecutive years. The […]

  • Congrats! Cavs George Hill graduates from college

    (Video courtesy of IUPUI) INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana – The Cavs were missing one player at practice today and for good reason. Point guard George Hill was excused by the Cavs to attend his graduation from IUPUI, where he was one of the commencement speakers. Hill received his degree from the school of liberal arts 15 years after he began his college studies. #IUPUIgrad18 @IUPUI @IUPUIJaguars @IUPUIMensBball Final Walk Off pic.twitter.com/pDLoheyf65 — INDIANA GEORGE HILL (@George_Hill3) May 12, 2018 Hill is the […]

  • Browns rookie mini camp: Baker Mayfield goes through first NFL practice with his new team

    BEREA, Ohio — A week after being drafted number one overall by the Cleveland Browns, quarterback Baker Mayfield went through his first NFL practice with his new team. It’s been a busy week for the number one overall pick who flew to California to work out after spending the draft weekend in Cleveland. Mayfield says it feels like a weight has been lifted off his shoulders now that the draft process is over. Mayfield will wear number 6 for the […]

  • Fox 8 at the NFL draft: Browns fans eternally hopeful

    ARLINGTON, TX–All is quiet outside AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, but the nerves of Browns fans are already echoing across the country. “I’m excited as I am every year but then I don’t think we are going to be let down this season like we normally have been,” said Sheldon Little of Cleveland. The Browns are getting ready for their annual Super Bowl party, the NFL Draft. The team holds the first and fourth pick in Thursday’s first round. “I […]

  • Browns GM stays confident heading into NFL Draft

    BEREA, Ohio– It is a big week in Berea as we are one week away from the NFL Draft. It is by far the most important draft for Cleveland in a long time and with a week to go, the Browns are not saying a word. “I’m going to consider all options. I’m going to try and do what is best for this organization. I still have seven days before the draft,” said John Dorsey, general manager, on Thursday at […]

  • Cavs end regular season – up next, Indiana in first round of playoffs

    CLEVELAND – LeBron James played in his 82nd game, scored 10 points and then got some rest for the playoffs as the Cleveland Cavaliers were beaten 110-98 by New York in their regular-season finale and coach Jeff Hornacek’s likely last game with the Knicks. James had never played every game in his 15-year NBA career. But he capped a remarkable season in which he seemed to break a record every night by adding another accomplishment to his long list of […]