Jim Stratman

Jim Stratman


Evansville, IN

Jim joined the 14 News team in January of 2018 as a Multimedia Journalist/ Reporter. He says that the transition to news and the move to Evansville are very exciting.

Jim comes to 14 News from WYMT in Hazard, KY where he worked as sports reporter.

While in Hazard he covered over 40 high schools and colleges in Eastern Kentucky, including the Kentucky Wildcats.

Jim graduated from Western Kentucky University in May of 2017.

While in school Jim worked in front of the camera and behind the scenes at the university television station.

He also co-hosted a show on the local ESPN Radio affiliate and broadcasted local high school sports around Bowling Green, KY.

Jim grew up just south of Cincinnati in Ft. Wright, KY. He enjoys seeing his family and friends, and spending time with his girlfriend here in Evansville.

In his free time, Jim likes hitting the links, watching sports, and trying new things to eat.

If you see Jim around town say hello!

He hopes you’ll connect with him on social media or send him an email with any story ideas you want told.

Recent Articles by Jim

  Evansville house fire under investigation

  ‘Bigs with Badges’ program turns police into mentors

  First responders raise flag to remember fallen brothers and sisters

  Pair of water towers nearing completion

  Chase suspect jumps into Ohio River

  High-speed chase ends with crash in Gibson Co.

  'I’m going to tell your daddy’: Clerk recognizes suspect in convenience store holdup

  Need to know for the Korn Ferry Tour Championships

  Evansville Promise Zone impact in first three years

  Crews prepare for Korn Ferry Tour Championships after rain

  Holly’s House celebrates Think First & Stay Safe program milestone

  Frog Follies revving up in Evansville

  Fire Arm Training Simulation helps prepare Princeton PD

  UE students head back to class

  Two hurt when car plows into east side Evansville home

  Gas prices down almost 50 cents from last year

  Inaugural Evansville BBQ Fest begins Friday

  Police looking to keep Princeton students safer with speed signs, extra patrols

  Webster Co. Schools improving security with renovations for new school year

  Officials say stress levels rise in students during back to school

  Warrick Co. school officials hope anonymous tip line will keep students safe

  EVSC heads back to school

  New Mater Dei president excited to lead Wildcats into the future

  Parents warned to watch out for teen vaping as school year starts

  Sleep schedules ‘vital’ for students heading back to school

  ISP inspects school buses in Gibson Co.

  Beautification project brings a touch of art to Dubois Co. trash site

  Owensboro, Daviess Co. schools ‘Stuff the Bus’ with school supplies for students

  Deaconess taking proactive steps midst nationwide nurse shortages

  Suspect in deadly Warrick Co. shooting makes first court appearance