Jason Powles

Jason Powles anchors NEWSChannel 2 at Daybreak and Sunrise and NEWSChannel 2 at Noon. Until November 2012, he was the long-time Sports Director at NEWSChannel 2.

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jpowles@wktv.com

Jason Powles anchors NEWSChannel 2 at Daybreak and Sunrise and NEWSChannel 2 at Noon. Until November 2012, he was the long-time Sports Director at NEWSChannel 2.

Jason has been with NEWSChannel 2 since July 1996. During his tenure, Jason has covered the NCAA Tournament, the Orange Bowl, several pro football camps, and the National Baseball Hall of Fame Ceremonies. He's also hosted a continuing series in conjunction with the Hall of Fame called "Heroes of the Game".

However his local coverage is what has made him an invaluable asset to the NEWSChannel 2 team. He's hosted the High School Football Preview Show, created the NEWSChannel 2 High School Football All Star Team as well as the High School Boys and Girls Basketball All Star Teams. His work hosting race coverage of the Boilermaker Road Race helped earn WKTV an Associated Press Broadcast Award.

Jason is from Rotterdam, New York, 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

Utica man arrested, charged in hitting pedestrian outside Unadilla Motocross event

A Utica man was arrested and is facing felony charges following a crash where he struck and seriously injured a pedestrian while on State Route 8 in the town of Columbus.

Three injured in Westmoreland accident

Rescue crews responded to a two car accident at the corner for Route 5 and Route 233 in the Town of Westmoreland on Saturday afternoon.

Verona standoff suspect in jail without bail

Justin Carter, the man who held authorities at bay for five hours in Verona on Friday, was arraigned Saturday morning and is in the Oneida County Jail without bail.

Cooperstown bat comes full circle in Baseball Hall of Fame

Tim Haney owns the company, and he started working there in 1993 before taking it over in 2008.

Baseball HOF fans to notice changes at Doubleday Field

The plan is to break ground in the fall.

Will Baseball HOF Induction Weekend break record crowds this year?

Officials are preparing for the potential for record crowds.

Accommodations are scarce ahead of induction weekend in Cooperstown

The executive director of the Cooperstown Chamber of Commerce, Tara Burke says there are some exceptions.

A record number of Hall of Famers set to be in Cooperstown

62 Hall of Famers will be part of this years induction ceremony.

Hall of Fame President Jeff Idelson retires

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Sunday was the last day on the job for National Baseball Hall of Fame President Jeff Idelson.

WKTV's Earl Davis wins Boilermaker Les Diven award

The Boilermaker Road Race handed out their two annual awards at the final committee meeting before the 2019 race.

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