Josh came to the Valley from Bluefield, West Virginia where he was the weekend anchor for nearly two years.
Here in Youngstown, Josh started as a VJ, but became the weekend weatherman for several months before moving to sports where he is an anchor and reporter. He grew up in the suburbs of Pittsburgh and is an avid Pittsburgh Penguins, Steelers and Pirates fan. Josh graduated from Point Park University in Pittsburgh where he was the play by play man for the Pioneers Men’s and Women’s basketball teams. There he won a national award for best sports play by play from the IBS. He was also the Myron Cope scholarship winner as a senior.
Josh’s sports coverage is extensive, covering the Steelers in Tampa Bay during their trip to the Super Bowl. You can follow him of twitter @jpfrketic where he provides his followers the latest sports news, scores, and analysis of teams in the Valley. If you have a score or a story idea tweet him, or email him at Josh.Frketic@wkbn.com