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Jason Powles

Jason Powles is the anchor for the Live at Five Newshour, NEWSChannel 2 at Six, NEWSChannel 2 at 10 on the CW and NEWSChannel 2 at 11.

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jpowles@wktv.com

Jason Powles is the anchor for the Live at Five Newshour, NEWSChannel 2 at Six, NEWSChannel 2 at 10 on the CW and NEWSChannel 2 at 11.

Jason has been with NEWSChannel 2 since July 1996. From 2012 to 2019, he was the anchor on NEWSChannel 2 at Sunrise and NEWSChannel 2 at Noon. He was also the sports director at WKTV for 14 years.

From local sports to local news, Jason tells the stories that matter most to viewers. He has helped NEWSChannel 2 win numerous AP and NY State Broadcaster awards in his over two decades with the station. His work hosting race coverage of the Boilermaker Road Race helped earn WKTV multiple Associated Press Broadcast Awards.

Jason is from Rotterdam, N.Y., and grew up loving television. His mother said his first words included "Cronkhite!" The interest in the field led him to study public communications at the College of Saint Rose, where he graduated with a bachelor's degree in May 1992.

He's married to his lovely wife Anne and has two wonderful daughters, Rachael and Jillian.

Recent Posts by Jason Powles

New Woodshill project featuring local students online

Sauquoit, N.Y. -- The Theater at Woodshill launched its newest project on Thursday.

Fire crews battle house fire in Floyd

FLOYD, N.Y. -- Fire crews responded to house fire on Route 365 in Floyd on Friday evening.

Community Foundation of Otsego County Founders campaign

OTSEGO COUNTY, N.Y. -- The Community Foundation of Otsego County announced a $2 million Founders Campaign to establish CFOC as a major philanthropic resource for Otsego County.

Utica fire crews respond to hotel fire at Red Roof Inn

UTICA, N.Y. -- Three rooms were destroyed following a fire at the Red Roof Inn on Weaver Street Friday night.

Multiple crews battle a house fire in Oriskany Falls

ORISKANY FALLS, N.Y. -- Multiple fire departments battled a house fire in Oriskany Falls on Wednesday evening.

Multiple families escape house fire in Whitesboro

WHITESBORO, N.Y. -- Multiple fire crews battled a house fire in Whitesboro on Friday evening.

One person injured in a house fire in Marcy

MARCY, N.Y. -- One person suffered critical injuries during a house fire in Marcy on Friday evening.

New Hartford superintendent of schools resigns

At the end of the New Hartford Board of Education meeting Tuesday night, President Pam King announced the board had accepted the resignation of Superintendent Robert Nole.

New Griffiss vaccination site fills up in just minutes

ROME, N.Y. -- As the Oneida County Health Department gets set to open a new POD at Griffiss Park for Covid-19 vaccinations, appointments filled up in just minutes on Wednesday night.

Local theater group set to present Shakespeare work on podcast

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. -- The Theater at Woodshill will release its first-ever, fully-orchestrated and sound-scaped audioplay of Shakespeare's festive comedy "Twelfth Night, or What You Will" on January 22nd at 6 p.m.

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Cases: 2155356

Reported Deaths: 53657
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Queens28324510023
Suffolk2047873414
Nassau1877353185
Bronx1871846598
New York1435654536
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Richmond774921855
Monroe700711117
Orange49140847
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Onondaga39603680
Dutchess29942447
Albany25107358
Oneida22861518
Niagara20299375
Broome18827367
Saratoga15810168
Ulster14164258
Schenectady13411206
Rensselaer11474145
Putnam1077793
Chautauqua9015146
Chemung7851137
Oswego772593
Ontario753293
Steuben7024147
Sullivan680076
St. Lawrence675897
Cayuga643092
Jefferson627568
Wayne586673
Cattaraugus580493
Genesee5460124
Herkimer5266110
Clinton488833
Madison461389
Livingston456860
Fulton447193
Tompkins446553
Montgomery4307128
Columbia4146104
Cortland397964
Tioga387863
Warren377262
Wyoming363153
Allegany358287
Chenango357077
Otsego351047
Greene347279
Washington321555
Orleans314483
Lewis284636
Franklin257912
Delaware243539
Seneca204257
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