Jonathan McCall

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Jonathan McCall joined the WJZ Eyewitness News team in July 2017 as Weekend Anchor/Reporter.

Before arriving in Charm City, this native Texan worked in Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, and Nevada.

In 2013, he was named Best News Anchor, and Best Breaking News Reporter by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

In 2015, he won an Emmy award for his coverage of a deadly crash at Oklahoma State University’s homecoming parade.

Throughout his career, he’s covered some major stories, including the trials of O.J. Simpson, and Dr. Conrad Murray, charged in the death of Michael Jackson.

Before working in television, Jonathan served as a meteorologist in the United States Navy. As a certified forecaster, he was part of the 2004 Wasp Expeditionary Strike Group supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

While in the military, he filed stories for Navy-Marine Corps News, the Pentagon Channel, and anchored a monthly newscast for the City of Norfolk, VA.

When he’s not behind the desk, or in the newsroom, you can find Jonathan hanging out with his son, working out and checking out Baltimore’s great restaurants. He enjoys visiting friends and family and sight-seeing around the Mid-Atlantic.

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