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 (March 20, 2019)

Area scores for March 20, 2019.

MSU rallies for win over Samford

The Bulldogs are 20-2.

Vardaman promotes Pugh to head football coach

The Houston native was a Rams assistant last season.

Record-setting night ensures Rebel blowout victory

Four Rebel pitchers combine for the program's first no-hitter since 1966.

Mantachie bowlers sign with Blue Mountain

Both students were considered anchors for their respective teams.

Tupelo's Kohlheim signs with Lawson State basketball

She was a four-year starter for the Lady Wave.

Area Scores (March 19, 2019)

Area scores for March 19, 2019.

Bulldogs down Little Rock behind Mangum's five hits

MSU visits Samford on Wednesday.

Rebels rout UAPB behind Fowler's strong outing

Sophomore Jordan Fowler delivered his best outing of the young season, carrying a no-hitter through 5.2 innings and setting a new career high with 7.0 innings pitched off the start.

Ole Miss baseball and UAPB reschedule to 3 p.m. Wednesday

The two teams are also playing Tuesday night.

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