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

  Students ‘making headlines’ at Castle High School with summer musical

  Gov. Holcomb makes stop in Evansville

  ‘Extremely gratifying, rewarding, humbling’: Law enforcement officers bike for the fallen

  Pet killed in Friday morning house fire in Evansville

  Anonymous tip leads to drug dealing conviction, 130 grams of meth off Evansville streets

  ISP warns about three things they’ll look for this holiday weekend

  Indiana State Department of Health issues warning over West Nile virus

  New laws go into effect in Indiana and Illinois

  Mesker’s Dr. Zoo Camp brings learning into a new environment

  Campers wait in line with spot at 2019 ROMP Festival

  Girl Scout dies after ‘freak accident’ at Indiana camp

  Mail carrier honored for helping fallen customer, twice

  Camp Reveal gives inner city kids a change of scenery

  Part of rickhouse collapses at O.Z. Tyler Distillery in Owensboro

  Kids find ‘home away from home’ at Camp Carson

  All lanes back open on I-165 after crash near Daviess-Ohio Co. line

  Person taken to hospital after shooting on Evansville’s south side

  LST 325′s history and its role in the D-Day invasion

  14 News Special Report: Out of Bounds

  Wind turbines a hot button issue in Gibson County

  Cause of deadly Hopkins Co. fire undetermined

  Camp KOPS brings kids and cops together

  Historic house on Riverside Dr. hit by another vehicle; 2nd time in a week

  Two taken to hospital after Posey Co. fire

  Woman dead after car slams into semi stopped at red light

  DCSO releases intruder’s identity after being shot by homeowner

  Proposed bill could help with truck driver shortage

  Gibson Co. residents ‘frustrated’ trains continue to block roadways

  Cops Connecting with Kids sends 56 Evansville students to Disney World

  Rain didn’t stop people from enjoying BBQ Fest in Owensboro