His name is James, but everyone calls him Jim Bob.
Born and raised in Central Texas, Jim Bob comes from a family of journalists. His mother and father met in a TV newsroom in San Antonio. His dad was a reporter and anchor for TV and radio for more than 40 years.
Jim Bob came to KGBT in July of 2018 from CBS Austin, where was the morning Executive Producer. He started his career in radio, working as a board operator, then producer and studio host for Ticket 760 and 1200 WOAI in San Antonio. He moved into TV as an assignment editor, and later a producer for KABB/WOAI in San Antonio.
He completed the Poynter Producer Project in the Spring of 2016 and has a passion for storytelling and mentoring journalists.
A proud Texas State Bobcat, Jim Bob also serves as the public address announcer for Texas State football games.
Jim Bob, his wife and two young sons are excited to call the Rio Grande Valley home.