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.
CLEVELAND (WJW) — Don’t look at the box score from Sunday’s Cleveland Browns and Cincinnati Bengals game because it doesn’t tell the story of how the game played out. The Bengals dominated in almost every stat, but it was the Cleveland Browns who won the game 27-19. The win keeps Cleveland’s playoff hopes alive with three games to play. “It was a good win today. Defensively, we had a pick-six, which was huge in the course of the game. Offensively, […]
CLEVELAND (WJW) — The Cleveland Browns beat the Bengals in Sunday’s game at FirstEnergy Stadium. (27-19) The Browns needed to win in order to keep any playoff hopes alive. The Bengals marched down the field in their opening drive, but the Browns kept them out of the end zone. They settled for a field goal. The Browns turned the ball over after TE David Njoku couldn’t pull in a catch and fumbled. He’s playing for the first time since week […]
***Watch our video above to see a previous report on Myles Garrett*** CLEVELAND (WJW) — The Cleveland Browns (5-6) beat the Miami Dolphins (2-9) 41-24 in Sunday’s game at FirstEnergy Stadium. Both teams came into the game with something to prove, especially the Dolphins who’ve had a rough season. The Browns also wanted to keep the momentum going after winning their last game against the Pittsburgh Steelers 21-7. The Browns were first to score in Sunday’s game when quarterback Baker […]
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) — The Cleveland Browns topped the Buffalo Bills, 19-16, in Sunday’s game at FirstEnergy Stadium. Browns running back Kareem Hunt made his 2019 debut for the team after serving an eight game suspension for violating the NFL’s Personal Conduct Policy. Hunt hadn’t played in almost a year since being cut by the Kansas City Chiefs. In the first quarter, Baker Mayfield threw a 17-yard pass to Jarvis Landry for their first touchdown of the game. (6-0) Austin […]
BEREA, Ohio– The Cleveland Browns have made headlines all season long, but, it’s been for all the wrong reasons. On Sunday, not only did the team face red zone woes, they faced a Twitter rant that ended Jermaine Whitehead’s career in Cleveland and “cleat-gate.” The Browns were informed before the end of the first half that wide receivers Jarvis Landry and Odell Beckham Jr. had to change their cleats or they would not be allowed to play in the second […]
CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Browns lost to the Denver Broncos in Sunday’s game. (24-19) The Broncos quickly took the lead in the first quarter with QB Branden Allen and WR Courtland Sutton helping secure their first touchdown. They team landed another TD in the second quarter. The Browns are slowly catching up thanks to Austin Seibert, who has now scored four field goals. With a pass from Baker Mayfield, Jarvis Landry nabbed the team’s first touchdown in the fourth quarter. […]
CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Browns lost their third straight game in a row, this time against the Patriots. (27-13) The Patriots came into Sunday’s game undefeated and wasted no time scoring in the first quarter. The Browns struggled to keep up until the second quarter when they secured a TD. 🚨 TOUCHDOWN #BROWNS 🚨 pic.twitter.com/1iLrCdcGEn — Cleveland Browns (@Browns) October 27, 2019 More on the Browns.
BEREA, Ohio– The (2-4) Cleveland Browns are looking to find their rhythm as they return from their bye week. It’s easier said than done when they are about to face, arguably, the best team in the NFL, the (7-0) New England Patriots. “Obviously, they are the class of the NFL and have been for quite some time,” said head coach Freddie Kitchens. “They are what you strive to be in this league, consistent winners. They play great complementary football in […]
BEREA, Ohio– As fall ascends on Northeast Ohio, the winds of change might be blowing and we’re not talking about the weather here. Changes with Cleveland’s football team may be coming as early as this week in New England. The Browns (2-4) were back on the practice field Monday following their bye week and Justin McCray along with others were shuffling through different positions along the offensive line. “We had several guys getting reps at different positions today and we […]
BEREA, Ohio – The Cleveland Browns had an additional running back on the practice field on Monday. Kareem Hunt was permitted by the league to return to practice with his teammates for the first time since Training Camp wrapped up in late August. The 24-year-old is not eligible to play in a game, however, until week 10. Hunt was not permitted to be in the team facility or attend any team meetings while serving that suspension for violating the NFL’s […]
BEREA, Ohio–The bye week comes at a good time for the Cleveland Browns who are battling some injuries, including at the quarterback position. Baker Mayfield was a spectator at Tuesday’s practice as he recovers from a hip injury suffered Sunday during the Seattle Seahawks game. Mayfield did not miss any game action, but did leave the field briefly to be evaluated. “Just giving him a break physically,” said head coach Freddie Kitchens on Tuesday after practice. “Just trying to get […]
BEREA, Ohio– No victory Monday for the Cleveland Browns for a second straight week after giving away a 20-6 lead to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium. The Browns enter their bye week with a 2-4 record and they are looking for a way to fix the numerous problems that ail them. “The motto today is everybody just do your job and do not worry about anybody else’s job,” said Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens on Monday. “At […]