James Mahon is a TV/Radio Anchor and Reporter, Author and University Lecturer
He moved to America from the North of England in 2012 and has reported on a range of topics from triple homicides to meth busts and tornadoes as well as gang activity.
While in the U.S he was an international contributor and reporter covering gun legislation and terrorist attacks for Irish broadcaster RTE, featuring on World Report, Sean O’Rourke and Mary Wilson.
His monthly lifestyle TV series, Through Irish Eyes, has received awards from the Associated Press, The Society of Professional Journalists and The Daughters Of The American Revolution.
Prior to making his way to Chattanooga, he worked at WKOP, PBS in Knoxville and anchored radio shows in both the UK and Ireland.
The trilingual journalist is a graduate of the National Training Council of Journalism, The Broadcast Journalism Trainee Council, The University of Sheffield England and University of Ireland, Galway.
He is currently a journalism lecturer at the University of West Scotland teaching on both the masters in broadcast journalism and bachelors in sports journalism
His acclaimed book “Through Irish Eyes” is available in all good bookstores and online in summer 2016.
In his spare time he writes and acts in local film and drama productions and plays and coaches semi-professional soccer.