Upon graduating from college, Jim became the youngest TV sports director/anchor in the country in a top 100 market. Jim has had the opportunity to cover Olympiads, Superbowls, back to back Triple Crown Winners, Kentucky Derby and NASCAR.
Jim began working with Sports Radio WFNZ as a guest co-host and then took his addiction to sports to The Morning Sports Page, where he was on the air with Gary Williams for eight years.
Jim began his broadcasting career during college at Indiana State; he began working as a Sports Director/Anchor with CBS affiliate WEHT-TV in Evansville. Jim held this same position at WLKY in Louisville, Kentucky, KGO in San Francisco, CA and KUSA in Denver, CO.
1987 brought Jim to Charlotte as he accepted the position of Sports Director with NBC affiliate WCNC-TV; a position he held until 1995. These years in broadcasting have provided Jim with many opportunities, including doing play-by-play and color commentary for college football and basketball.
On this week’s episode of ‘Old Man Cam,’ Jim Celania ventures back home after being ridiculed by his “Mac Attack” fashion icons Mac, T-Bone, and Colin for wearing ‘Jorts,’ or jean shorts, to work today.
On this week’s episode of “Old Man Cam,” Jim Celania gets a crazy surprise in the bathroom as no other than Justin Bieber pops up in our CBS Radio bathroom! He must be hiding from Keyshawn Johnson!
On this week’s episode of Old Man Cam, Jim hung out at the WFNZ Golf Tournament at Olde Sycamore Golf Plantation last week playing a great round of golf and having some fun with the ladies of Tilted Kilt.
In Part 2 of our Old Man Cam special, Jim Celania continues to try and destroy his brackets since he did so badly in the opening weekend games.
On this week’s episode of Old Man Cam, Jim Celania has already gotten sick and tired of the NCAA Tournament after the opening weekend. With St. Louis, New Mexico, and other lower seed schools losing, Jim’s brackets are done even before the Sweet 16 starts this Thursday!
On this week’s episode of “Old Man Cam,” Jim Celania walks around the corridors of CBS Radio to ask other employees and even the Big Wigs about who will win this weekend’s big matchup between Duke and North Carolina!
On this special episode of Old Man Cam, Jim Celania shows you behind the scenes of how the “Mac Attack” transitions to “On The Beat” every day.
On this week’s episode of Old Man Cam, Jim Celania is in search of his Valentine for this year…but will any lucky lady choose him at our CBS Radio station?
On this week’s episode of Old Man Cam, Jim Celania picked out three of his favorites including the infamous Go Daddy.com Nerd on Hot Model Kiss and The Doritos Goat eating every bag of Doritos in a guy’s house.
On this year’s Groundhog Day, watch Jim Celania record his pet Willie The Dog to see if he sees his shadow or not! Willie The Dog has been 8 out of 8 in predicting a longer winter or earlier spring over the last eight years.