J.W. Cox

News Anchor and Sports Broadcaster

JW Cox came to Leighton Broadcasting - and Minnesota - in the fall of 2011 to become the voice of St. Cloud State Husky football and basketball.

The California native and graduate of Arizona State University also contributes to the Metro Sports Commission coverage of high school athletics, calling football, boys and girls basketball, volleyball and baseball.

Along with an extensive sports background, JW also spent time working in news radio in Phoenix, Ariz. Along with his work on Husky and high school play-by-play, you can hear JW as a contributor to the KNSI's Benchwarmers sports program each Saturday. 

Recent Posts by JW

ATV rollover Death in Kandiyohi County

Apr 23, 2014

WILLMAR, Minn. (AP) — An all-terrain vehicle crash has killed a 76-year-old man in west-central Minnesota.

Court reverses sex offender's commitment

Apr 23, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Supreme Court has taken the unusual step of reversing the commitment of a man to the Minnesota Sex Offender Program and sent the case back to a lower court for further proceedings.

MN lawmakers wrestle with privacy protection

Apr 23, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers are wrestling with ways to prevent public employees from abusing access to citizen data.

UMD plans center to train new generation of miners

Apr 23, 2014

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — The University of Minnesota-Duluth is creating a new program to turn out more graduates who can work in the mining field.

Neinstedt Deposition Made Public

Apr 22, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Attorneys for victims of alleged sexual abuse by priests say a deposition by Twin Cities Archbishop John Nienstedt shows deceit continues in the church.

More chilling audio in Smith Trial

Apr 22, 2014

LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota jurors are listening to an audio recording of the moments when two teenagers were fatally shot by a homeowner who says he feared for his life after several break-ins.

Stopping MN e-lotto tickets wouldn't come cheap

Apr 22, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers are being told they'll have to come up with millions of dollars if they want to shut down the sales of electronic lottery tickets.

Abeler won't run again for House seat

Apr 22, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Anoka Republican Jim Abeler says he won't seek re-election to his House seat as he focuses on running for U.S. Senate.

Archbishop deposition on abuse to be made public

Apr 22, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Attorneys for victims of alleged sexual abuse by priests are releasing the deposition of Twin Cities Archbishop John Nienstedt.

Court rules IQ shouldn't keep father from daughter

Apr 22, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals says a father's mental impairment shouldn't keep him from having a relationship with his daughter.

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