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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.

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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

Multiple families escape house fire in Whitesboro

WHITESBORO, N.Y. -- Multiple fire crews battled a house fire in Whitesboro on Friday evening.

One person injured in a house fire in Marcy

MARCY, N.Y. -- One person suffered critical injuries during a house fire in Marcy on Friday evening.

New Hartford superintendent of schools resigns

At the end of the New Hartford Board of Education meeting Tuesday night, President Pam King announced the board had accepted the resignation of Superintendent Robert Nole.

New Griffiss vaccination site fills up in just minutes

ROME, N.Y. -- As the Oneida County Health Department gets set to open a new POD at Griffiss Park for Covid-19 vaccinations, appointments filled up in just minutes on Wednesday night.

Local theater group set to present Shakespeare work on podcast

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. -- The Theater at Woodshill will release its first-ever, fully-orchestrated and sound-scaped audioplay of Shakespeare's festive comedy "Twelfth Night, or What You Will" on January 22nd at 6 p.m.

Holland Patent CSD to go remote for a month

HOLLAND PATENT, NY -- The Holland Patent School District will shift to remote instruction beginning December 10 through January 15. School will resume on Tuesday, January 19.

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.

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Cases: 1650303

Reported Deaths: 47719
CountyCasesDeaths
Queens2118128784
Kings2109509118
Suffolk1628183086
Nassau1486692918
Bronx1445195881
Westchester1078572101
New York1039223906
Erie654191603
Richmond572011579
Monroe52679991
Rockland38628889
Orange37059720
Onondaga32452630
Dutchess22387408
Albany20890332
Oneida19735478
Niagara15324312
Broome14870336
Saratoga11970145
Schenectady10842178
Ulster10069228
Rensselaer9039132
Putnam836986
Chautauqua7336123
Chemung6440130
Oswego600289
Ontario580188
St. Lawrence553285
Steuben5509137
Cayuga537988
Jefferson480663
Sullivan475559
Herkimer4561107
Wayne447364
Cattaraugus442076
Genesee4411118
Madison384885
Clinton361026
Livingston355056
Tompkins345742
Columbia340096
Fulton333784
Montgomery3190107
Cortland316760
Allegany290481
Warren284155
Wyoming282049
Tioga280656
Greene264871
Orleans245181
Chenango243969
Otsego235543
Washington234352
Franklin208712
Lewis206730
Seneca162053
Delaware151933
Essex134226
Schoharie121012
Yates101426
Schuyler86812
Hamilton2842
Unassigned221140
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