Jim Hayes is an American Sports journalist based in St. Louis, Missouri . He serves as a host and reporter for Fox Sports Midwest , covering the St. Louis Cardinals and St. Louis Blues for the network’s pregame and postgame shows and live game coverage. 
Hayes came to FOX Sports in 2000 as a reporter for the Midwest Sports Report and began covering St. Louis-area sports in 2001. 
He previously worked for WPHL-TV. He was a sports anchor and reporter for two years at WPHL, where he covered hard sports news throughout the region and shined in featuring the “lighter side” of sports. 
Prior to working in Philadelphia, Hayes anchored and reported sports at TSM news, a regional news channel serving Delaware, parts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.