Jesse joined the CBS21 News team in February 2012. He reports for both the afternoon and evening newscasts.
Jesse started his career in television as an intern at KNBC-TV in Los Angeles and WRC-TV in Washington DC before getting hired full time as an Editorial Assistant at KNBC-TV.
After a year of working as an Editorial Assistant, Jesse moved to Central Pennsylvania to start his reporting career. He enjoys keeping the people of the Susquehanna Valley informed on what matters most.
Jesse earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, California. Jesse is originally from Seattle, Washington, but moved to Los Angeles for school, and now he is happy to call Susquehanna Township his new home.
Jesse played college tennis and still enjoys playing whenever he gets the chance. He taught tennis at Sherwood Country Club in Southern California for 3 years before moving to Pennsylvania. The way Jesse got into tennis was through a sport called Pickleball, in which Jesse achieved the number one ranking in the world for ages 18 and under at age 16, and he retained the ranking for 3 years until he turned 19 and went to college. He is an avid guitar player and his biggest influences are John Mayer, Jimi Hendrix, and Stevie Ray Vaughan. He is a magician and member of the Academy of Magical Arts. Jesse loves traveling and has visited over 20 different countries. He loves politics and constitutional law and is also an extreme skier and likes to hit the slopes whenever possible.Email