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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

Truck crash, spill shuts down I-88 in Oneonta

Interstate 88 was shut down Tuesday morning for more than four hours, after a tractor-trailer crash around 2 a.m.

Top surgery offered here in CNY

WKTV - As technology advances in the medical profession, local doctors are stepping up their game. More and more we are seeing top-of-the-line procedures that can be done right here in Central New York.

NEWSTALK: Abraham House Gala

Coming up on November 2nd it's the Abraham House Annual Gala.

Power restored in New Hartford

More than 3,000 people were without power in the New Hartford area this morning.

Vote for Clinton in the Kraft Hockeyville contest

Here's your chance to help the Clinton Arena win the Kraft Hockeyville contest.

Mug Club: Sip & Paint

On Friday March 23rd join the 4Petsake Food Pantry and Herkimer County Humane Society for a Sip and Paint at the Mohawk American Legion from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Mug Club: Bunny Brunch

On Sunday, March 25th it's the Bunny Brunch at Twin Ponds Golf & Country Club. Join the Easter Bunny for brunch from 11am to 2pm.

Mug Club: Grease

WKTV - Monday's Mug Club is from NY Mills Jr./Sr. High School. The musical "Grease" will be performed March 23rd and 24th at 7pm.

Sauquoit Valley students participate in National Student Walk Out

Students at Sauquoit Valley High School took part in the National Student Walk Out on Wednesday morning.

Erin Hamlin carries the flag for Team USA

The opening ceremony for the 2018 Winter Games is underway in South Korea.

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