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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.

Title: Anchor
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

MVHS set to update visitor policy

UTICA, N.Y. -- The Mohawk Valley Health System visitor policy will change starting Monday, October 18th.

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.

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Cases: 2533155

Reported Deaths: 56222
CountyCasesDeaths
Kings33439110849
Queens31559610296
Suffolk2404693613
Nassau2149303300
Bronx2078026754
New York1685484637
Westchester1438522343
Erie1071301956
Richmond890341936
Monroe849411189
Orange57778920
Rockland53278779
Onondaga52461765
Dutchess35776500
Albany31074390
Oneida28870590
Broome24729409
Niagara24203398
Saratoga20485204
Ulster17349280
Schenectady16899229
Rensselaer14947170
Putnam1254198
Chautauqua12526175
Oswego11817115
Chemung11046157
St. Lawrence10701128
Steuben10273173
Ontario9436110
Jefferson900378
Cayuga8722107
Sullivan852683
Wayne827885
Cattaraugus7830118
Genesee7098132
Herkimer6875128
Clinton680740
Tompkins657459
Fulton6432104
Madison6266102
Montgomery6036142
Livingston580071
Warren557184
Cortland540180
Tioga518672
Columbia5043111
Chenango473388
Washington468467
Allegany468298
Otsego461755
Wyoming442858
Greene442087
Orleans440189
Franklin435222
Lewis364938
Delaware359148
Seneca276163
Essex236231
Schoharie232822
Yates167328
Schuyler155417
Hamilton4393
Unassigned15130
Out of NY0319
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