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

Rome Police investigating possible strong armed robbery

ROME, N.Y. -- Rome Police are investigating a possible strong armed robbery as the Marshalls on Erie Boulevard.

Comets set for home opener against Syracuse

WKTV -- Comets President Rob Esche talks with NEWSChannel 2's Jason Powles about the home opener on Wednesday night, the team and the big weekend ahead.

Decision 2019: Oneida County Executive Race - Michael Hennessy Interview

Watch the video of Oneida County Executive Challenger Michael Hennessy answering questions ahead of Decision 2019.

Decision 2019: Oneida County Executive Race - Anthony Picente Interview

Watch the video of Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente answering questions ahead of Decision 2019.

Utica Common Council tables discontinuance of properties in the downtown hospital footprint

UTICA, N.Y. -- The Utica Common Council voted to table an ordinance for the discontinuance of properties in the downtown hospital footprint.

Garbage fire outside the Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority

UTICA, N.Y. -- Utica fire crews responded to a garbage fire at the Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority on Wednesday evening.

Utica Zoning Board unanimously approves variances for new downtown hospital

UTICA, N.Y. -- The City of Utica Zoning Board unanimously approved the final zoning variances needed for MVHS to build the new downtown hospital.

One person shot on Elizabeth St. in Utica

UTICA, N.Y. -- Utica police are investigating a shooting on the corner of Elizabeth St. and Kossuth Ave. on Tuesday night.

Rome man charged in domestic dispute

TOWN OF WESTERN -- A Rome man is under arrest following a domestic dispute in the Town of Western.

Retired FDNY firefighter in town for CNY Memorial Stair Climb

UTICA, NY -- The CNY Memorial Stair Climb will begin with an opening ceremony at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday at the Utica State Office Building.

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