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

MSU wins longest game in SEC Baseball Tournament history

The Bulldogs play Vanderbilt on Thursday night.

No. 10 Indians open National Tournament with walk-off win

The Indians remain in the winner's bracket.

Metcalf signs with Seahawks

He was the 64th overall selection in this year's NFL Draft.

Arkansas defeats Ole Miss in SEC Tournament

Ole Miss (34-24) has an elimination game Thursday with Texas A&M.

Titans agree to terms with top draft pick Jeffery Simmons

The Titans announced the deal Wednesday.

Ole Miss women’s basketball adds Georgia transfer

Donnetta Johnson will have to sit out the 2019-20 season due to NCAA transfer rules.

Ferguson named Owls track and field coach

She has coached three WIAC champions and six NCAA Championship participants who have appeared in 11 total events with six top-10 finishes.

ICC softball looking to make more history at NJCAA Tournament

The Indians begin play in the event on Wednesday.

Ethridge, Ole Miss top Missouri 2-1 in SEC Tournament

The defending champion Rebels (34-23) face No. 2 seed Arkansas in the second round Wednesday, when the tournament moves to double elimination.

Okolona basketball duo headed to next level

Jacorrius Stanfield has signed with Pearl River, while Jamal Moore has signed with Coahoma.

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