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

DECISION 2020: Village election results

Village held local elections, after they were postponed in March and June due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Small fire at former Duofold site in Ilion

ILION, N.Y. -- Ilion fire crews made quick work of a small fire at the former Duofold site on Spruce Street Tuesday evening.

Whitesboro residents hoping for FEMA buyout

WHITESBORO, N.Y. -- Homeowners in Whitesboro that lost their homes and more to the Halloween Flood of 2019 are hoping to receive help from the federal government.

Late night accident in Utica

UTICA, N.Y. -- Police and fire crews responded to a rollover accident just off the North-South Arterial on Friday night.

Police and fire crews respond to a one car rollover accident in Utica

UTICA, N.Y. -- Utica police and fire crews responded to a one car rollover accident on Webster Ave. on Friday night.

Oneida County corrections officer injured, inmate charged

ORISKANY, N.Y. -- A Rome man, in jail and facing charges from a stabbing incident in July, is facing new charges of assault while in jail.

New NYSUT poll says health and safety should drive school reopening

WKTV -- The New Yor State United Teachers union released the results of a new poll on Thursday.

Heidelberg bread production stopped until July 28

FRANKFORT, N.Y. -- Heidelberg bread production has stopped according to the company's website.

Crews battle barn fire in Vienna

VIENNA, N.Y. -- Multiple fire crews battled a barn fire in Vienna on Wednesday evening.

Utica Police investigate a shots fired incident on Lincoln Avenue

Utica Police are looking for a suspect in a shots fired incident and subsequent assault on Tuesday.

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 449900

Reported Deaths: 33087
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Queens716827243
Kings671367318
Bronx525784941
Nassau462182201
Suffolk460612011
Westchester378011454
New York330703174
Richmond157301085
Rockland14823675
Orange11812498
Erie10999689
Monroe5894289
Dutchess5059153
Onondaga4220205
Albany3016134
Oneida2375123
Ulster224295
Niagara1724101
Putnam157463
Sullivan157148
Broome146569
Schenectady138048
Saratoga99817
Rensselaer89942
Columbia58137
Chautauqua5379
Madison48717
Ontario46135
Oswego4473
Tompkins3970
Warren36033
Steuben35042
Fulton33224
Otsego3325
Chemung3303
Orleans32354
Herkimer32110
Greene31918
St. Lawrence3184
Genesee3145
Wayne3105
Washington28714
Cattaraugus2546
Chenango2487
Montgomery2274
Tioga22425
Livingston2018
Cayuga1992
Jefferson1630
Essex1600
Cortland1590
Clinton1545
Wyoming1325
Delaware1304
Seneca1053
Allegany981
Schoharie830
Franklin650
Yates627
Lewis500
Schuyler380
Hamilton150
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