Jim Morelli is a general assignment reporter for Boston 25 News. He joined WFXT in January 2015.
Jim previously worked as a freelance correspondent for CNN, specializing in medical stories out of the Boston area. Boston 25 is Jim's second stop in the Boston television market. From 2004 to 2009, Jim worked as a reporter and fill-in anchor for WCVB.
Jim's television career began in Atlanta, Georgia. He first worked as an associate producer for The Airport Network, then moved on to writing and anchoring for CNN Headline News and CNN Radio. Jim's first local news reporting job was also in Atlanta, at WGCL.
Jim is a graduate of the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy in Boston. He also holds a Master's degree in civil engineering from Tufts University. Jim is the author of two non-fiction books -- one of which, Poison: How To Handle the Hazardous Substances In Your Home -- generated an appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show. He also completed a novel.
When he's not writing, Jim is either at the gym, in the garden or coaching soccer.
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