Work Experience: Currently: Reporter, Producer for "Don't Waste Your Money"
1999 - Launches Consumer Segment at WCPO Cincinnati
2003 - Expands segment into 10 other cities
News Reporter - WMTW-TV Portland, Maine
A veteran reporter and two-time Emmy Award winner, John is
our Don't Waste Your Money consumer reporter. Each week he keeps
viewers updated on the latest consumer information with Scam
Alerts and Product Recalls. And when he finds a service taking
advantage of us, he's not afraid to say "Doesn't that stink!"
John's goal is to help viewers find good values and avoid bad
deals, with his signature line: "Don't Waste Your Money."
"I truly enjoy being able to advise people, and steer them
away from the scams and bad deals that any of us can fall victim
to. It's always a pleasure when a viewer says 'thanks' for
helping them avoid a frustrating problem or find the best
When not clipping coupons, John enjoys writing a weekly
newsletter, speaking to community groups, bike riding and skiing
with his family, and attempting his own auto repair (often
unsuccessfully) to save money.
Among his most memorable activities was the four years he
taught journalism to inner city students at Cincinnati's Hughes