Jim Holder

Jim Holder is the Sports Director for WTVA.

Title: Sports Director

After spending almost a year in the financial investments business, Jim Holder returned to WTVA in December 2008. He previously spent 10 years in the WTVA sports department, where he began as a reporter and eventually became a weekday anchor.

Jim has co-hosted the football shows Friday Night Fever and First Down on FOX and has been honored by the Associated Press for Best Sports Reporting.

Before arriving at WTVA in 1998, Jim was the sports director at WBBJ-TV in Jackson, Tennessee. He is a 1993 graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi.

Jim and his wife, Nan, were married in 2002 and reside in Tupelo.

Recent Posts by Jim Holder

Area Scores (January 18, 2019)

Area scores for January 18, 2019.

Gray signs as first volleyball member at BMC

Hickory Flat won its division in 2018 and make an appearance in the state semifinals.

Ripley's Perez signs with ICC soccer

He's been a team captain the last two years.

Corinth’s Ratliff signs with BMC cross country

During the 2018 season, Ratliff ran eight 5K races for the Warriors, clipping the tape for a personal best of 17:09 at the Region 1-4A meet.

Area Scores (January 17, 2019)

Area scores for January 17, 2019.

Aberdeen hires new head football coach

Alex Williams was an assistant at West Point this past season.

McCowan leads Mississippi State past South Carolina

Mississippi State gets a week off before traveling to face Florida next Thursday.

Reports: Rebel Rags case moving forward

There's no word of a trial date yet.

Ingomar's Thompson signs with Mississippi College

She's averaging 15.5 points and 5.8 rebounds this season.

Johnson scores 14 as Tide rolls over Missouri

Avery Johnson Jr. scored 14 points to lead Alabama to a 70-60 road victory over Missouri on Wednesday.

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