John is an award winning Writer/Producer for PHL17’s Creative Services Department, and has been with the station since 2009, starting as an intern before working his way up to his current position. There’s a pretty good chance you’ve seen his work on air, whether it’s a promo, a commercial, or a segment produced for Weekend Philler!

Living in South Jersey most of his life, John graduated from Rowan University in 2009 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Radio, Television, and Film. After living in Philly for 4 years, John moved back to South Jersey where he currently resides.

In his spare time, John likes to read, play guitar, and play video games.


Recent Articles
  • Balaguer Guitars on Weekend Philler

    After working for other guitar manufacturers, Joe Balaguer decided to launch his own company called Balaguer Guitars in 2014. Through word of mouth, he went from building just a couple guitars a month, to anywhere between 10 to 15 guitars a month, and his business is constantly growing. Find out more about Balaguer Guitars in this Weekend Philler segment! For links to things mentioned in the segment: Ryan “Fluff” Bruce’s Riffs, Beards, and Gear PHNTMS Balaguer Guitars Website Balaguer Guitars […]

  • Joe Gacy CZW Champ on Weekend Philler

    We get back in the ring with Combat Zone Wrestling as we take a look at the night Joe Gacy beat Jonathan Gresham for the CZW World Heavyweight championship.

  • 3D Sculptures by MuckyChris on Weekend Philler

    Chris Milnes a.k.a. MuckyChris creates unique 3D sculptures. These sculptures combine pop culture characters with Buddha statues. Chris explains his process in this video.

  • The Cage of Death on Weekend Philler

    New Jersey’s own Combat Zone Wrestling is home to one of the most violent matches in all of professional wrestling: THE CAGE OF DEATH! We take a look behind the scenes at what goes into building such a structure.

  • Favorite Relapse Records Artists on Weekend Philler

    We asked the staff of Relapse Records who some of their all-time Relapse Records artists were!If you want to check out any of the bands mentioned in the segment, check out their social media pages below: Nasum Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/NasumBand/ Gruesome Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/gruesomedeathmetal Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/gruesome_death_metal/ The Dillinger Escape Plan Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/dillingerescapeplan/ Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/dillingerescapeplan/ Twitter – https://twitter.com/TDEP_ Gadget Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/GadgetGrindcore/ Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/gadgetgrindcore/ Coalesce Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/Coalesce/ Twitter – https://twitter.com/coalesceox Ulcerate Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/Ulcerate/ If you […]

  • Weekend Philler – Oaks Integrated Care

    We stopped by Oaks Integrated Care in Mt. Holly, NJ to check out their annual Holiday Giving Drive! If you’d like to donate, click here to find out how! Oaks Integrated Care can also be found on Facebook and Twitter.

  • Weekend Philler with Scuba Santa

    Jacques Cousteau was never this jolly! We head over to Adventure Aquarium where Scuba Santa arrives to meet with the children and give presents to all the good little animals. Be sure to follow us on Twitter and Instagram to keep up with all things Weekend Philler! And make sure you tune in Saturday nights at 11:30p on PHL17 for the latest episodes!

  • Relapse Records on Weekend Philler

    Philly’s music scene is heavier than you think it is. Philadelphia might be best known for the sounds of soul music from the 70’s. What many might not know is that the city is also home to one of the heaviest record labels in the country. Relapse Records has been home to metal, hardcore, and all of it’s various offshoots for over 25 years. The label made it’s name launching the careers of bands such as Mastodon, The Dillinger Escape […]

  • We Ask Why Cosplay? on Weekend Philler

    We went to Wizard World Philly back in June and asked cosplayers what they liked about cosplay. Some of the answers might surprise you! Be sure to check out Weekend Philler on Twitter. Also, follow Weekend Philler on Instagram. Watch Weekend Philler on Saturday nights at 11:30p on PHL17, where we’re putting the “You” back in “UHF”!  

  • Damien’s Video Game Collection on Weekend Philler

    Damien has been collecting video games and video game related collectables for most of his life. Over the years, he’s accumulated a collection, and when he and his wife moved into their current house, he decided to dedicate a whole room to his massive collection. We went out to Williamstown, NJ to take a look at the impressive collection of Damien Nichols for a segment we like to call Show Us Your Stuff! We got to see his room of […]