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PJ anchors the weekday 5 p.m., 6 p.m., on WCYB and 10 p.m. newscast on Fox Tri-Cities.

PJ joined WCYB in 1995 as Sports Director. He now anchors News 5 at 5:00 and 6:00 with Julie Newman and News 5 on Fox at 10 p.m. with Rebecca Pepin.

PJ was born in Elizabethton and grew up in North Carolina. He majored in Speech and Journalism at East Tennessee State University.

PJ began his journalism career at WCYB-TV. He worked at stations in Massachusetts, Texas and South Carolina before returning to the Tri-Cities.

An award winning reporter, PJ was named best anchor by the Associated Press in 2016 by both Virginia and Tennessee.

PJ lives in Bristol.