Anchor / Reporter
Jim Nelson joined the 19 News team in January of 2020.
He anchors weekend evening newscasts and reports during the week.
This is Jim’s second stint in Ohio after working at a TV station in Toledo from 2015 until 2017. Before that, he spent time as both a news and sports anchor/reporter covering stories in Minnesota, South Dakota and North Dakota.
Jim moved back to Ohio after spending two years in New York City as a writer and producer at a cable news network.
He was an All-Conference football player at Southwest Minnesota State University, where he graduated with a degree in Speech Communication.
In his spare time, Jim enjoys cooking, dining out, watching sports, photography and keeping up with family and friends back home in Minnesota.
Updated: Dec. 13, 2022 at 1:26 PM CST|
By Julia Bingel, Jim Nelson and Andrew McMunn
Police have charged Emily Deese with felonious assault and attempted murder.
Updated: Jun. 22, 2022 at 3:14 PM CDT|
By Jim Nelson, Alec Sapolin and Andrew McMunn
Remains discovered last month in Ohio have been identified as a woman who had been missing since 2015, according to authorities.