Jim Polito joined FOX25 as News Commentator in December 2012. He contributes to "FOX25 News at 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.", FOX25 News at 10p.m." and "FOX25 News at 11p.m." with Mark Ockerbloom and Maria Stephanos.
As a Massachusetts native, Jim says providing commentary on FOX25 is a dream job! He offers a unique and provocative perspective on the day's news
and gets to call out the absurdity and humor in hot button issues each day.
Jim comes to FOX25 from 580 AM 94.9 FM WTAG NewsTalk in Worcester, MA where he hosted "The Jim Polito Show" and served as Program Director.
Previously, Jim was the chief investigative reporter at WGGB ABC40 in Springfield, MA. He was widely regarded for his organized crime and undercover reporting. Jim joined WGGB in 2000 as a reporter and anchor. Earlier in his career, he was a freelance reporter in New England from 1997 – 1999. Jim's reporting work has been recognized with six Associated Press Awards.
He grew up in Worcester and is a graduate of Worcester State University and earned a degree in Urban Studies.