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

States send firefighting help to Washington

Jul 18, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota is among states sending fire crews to the state of Washington to help with wildfires that have caused evacuations and are threatening hundreds of homes.

Ex-Gopher quarterback seeks medical records

Jul 18, 2014

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — An attorney for a former Minnesota Gophers quarterback accused in an assault wants medical records of the victim's brain injuries.

MN man charged in deaths of 4 horses

Jul 18, 2014

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man has been charged with animal cruelty after police say they found four dead horses on his property.

Bodies ID'd as missing MN hikers

Jul 18, 2014

IDAHO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have confirmed that the bodies of two people found on Mount Evans are that of a father and son missing since going for a hike in April.

MN Based UnitedHealth to make jobs announcement

Apr 29, 2014

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (AP) — The country's largest health benefits and services company will join Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder to make a jobs-related announcement.

Senate Panel Approves Pot Legislation

Apr 29, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota Senate panel has approved legislation that would legalize medical marijuana.

Math tough for public works bill

Apr 29, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Political calculations are complicating consideration of a public works financing package.

Minnesota among states considering GMO labeling

Apr 29, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota lawmaker who is sponsoring a bill requiring labels on genetically modified food believes passage of similar legislation by states could force action at the federal level.

Tax fraud charges filed against Anoka woman

Apr 29, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Federal prosecutors say an Anoka woman failed to pay income taxes for many years, claiming she and her husband are not U.S. citizens, but are permanent residents of the "Kingdom of Heaven."

Winds create havoc in NE Minnesota

Apr 29, 2014

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Strong winds have knocked down trees and cut power to thousands of homes and businesses across northeastern Minnesota.

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