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

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.

AUDIO: Two Donations for Aquatics Center

Apr 11, 2014

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - The St. Cloud YMCA picked up two large donations to move them another step closer to building a new 93-thousand square foot aquatics and community center in St. Cloud.

Northfield Man Missing For Nearly a Week

Apr 11, 2014

NORTHFIELD, Minn. (KNSI) - Police in Northfield are asking for help in finding a 44 year old man who reportedly walked away from his house last Saturday and hasn't been heard from since.

Advocates of medical pot push for House floor vote

Apr 8, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Advocates of medical marijuana are pushing for a Minnesota House vote on their legalization bill by trying to attach it to a separate health bill.

Fond du Lac Band to spear walleyes in 13 lakes

Apr 8, 2014

CLOQUET, Minn. (AP) — The Fond du Lac Band of Chippewa has named 13 northeastern Minnesota lakes where members intend to exercise their treaty rights to spear walleyes this spring.

Snow delays beginning of Minnesota fieldwork

Apr 7, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The persistent snow is delaying the beginning of fieldwork on farms across Minnesota.

Appeals Court orders new trial for St. Paul priest

Apr 7, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Appeals Court is reversing a sexual misconduct conviction and ordering a new trial for a St. Paul priest accused of having sex with a woman seeking spiritual advice.

Senate panel considers $77M office building

Apr 7, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Senate committee is about to take up a $77 million proposal for a building to house the state's 67 senators.

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