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

Man accused of attacking ex-girlfriend in her home

Apr 18, 2014

MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — Bail has been set for a man accused of breaking into a home in western Minnesota and trying to kidnap his ex-girlfriend.

Prince reaches agreement with music label

Apr 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Prince now owns the rights to the music he recorded on Warner Bros. Records after years of disputes and battles with the record label.

Police: Horseplay preceded boy's pool drowning

Apr 18, 2014

ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. (AP) — A police investigation finds horseplay preceded the drowning of a 12-year-old boy in a swimming pool at St. Louis Park Middle School.

Widow's home burglarized during husband's funeral

Apr 18, 2014

DELANO, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in central Minnesota are looking for whoever burglarized a widow's home while she was attending her husband's funeral.

MN energy law ruled unconstitutional

Apr 18, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has found that a Minnesota law designed to promote the use of renewable energy is unconstitutional and she barred state officials from enforcing it.

Injured snowy owl is ready for release into wild

Apr 18, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A rare snowy owl that was apparently hit by a bus in the nation's capital and sent to Minnesota for rehabilitation is scheduled to be released into the wild.

Teacher Fietek launches Minn. House campaign

Apr 18, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A teacher who spoke out for gay students during a bullying debate in the state's largest school district says he's running for a state House seat.

Millions pumping through MN campaign stream

Apr 15, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Millions of campaign dollars are already coursing through the Minnesota campaign system, which should leave no shortage of biting television commercials and brochures in mailboxes attempting to sway voters.

Norman County Shooting Suspect in Custody

Apr 15, 2014

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KNSI) - A suspect is in custody in the shooting of a Norman County Sheriff's Deputy.

Franken ups his campaign bank balance

Apr 11, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Al Franken has nearly $6 million in reserve as his re-election bid heads deeper into campaign season.

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