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

Police investigate shooting in South Utica

UTICA, N.Y. -- Police are investigating a shooting Friday night in South Utica.

Body found inside Vienna home following large fire

Fire crews are on the scene of a structure fire on Deeley Road in the Town of Vienna.

FBI releases new information on Tammy Mahoney case

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The FBI has released new information they believe could help close the case of a missing SUNY Morrisville student from 39 years ago.

Madison County Sheriff's investigate shooting in Brookfield

BROOKFIELD, N.Y. -- The Madison County Sheriff's office is investigating a shooting on Button Falls Road in Brookfield.

Utica fire crews battle serious house fire on Jefferson Ave.

UTICA, N.Y. -- Utica fire crews battled a serious house fire on Jefferson Ave. on Monday evening.

Waterville Jr./Sr. High learning remote on Thursday

WATERVILLE, N.Y. -- Waterville Junior/Senior High School will be on remote learning following a potential covid exposure.

Utica Police investigate a shooting on St. Anthony Street

Utica Police are investigating a shooting and car accident on St. Anthony Street on Wednesday evening.

Driver charged with DWI after crashing into Otsego County bar

New York State Police and Otsego County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a minivan into Mandy's Bar and Grille on Tuesday afternoon.

Local restaurant owner shares memories of Yankee great Whitey Ford

UTICA, N.Y. -- He was perhaps the greatest pitcher in Yankee history. Whitey Ford died at the age of 91 on Friday but he will forever have a place at Ventura's Restaurant in Utica.

Police investigate car-motorcycle accident

UTICA, N.Y. -- Utica Police are investigating an accident on Jefferson Ave. near Rutger Street.

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