Jonathan McCall

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Jonathan McCall joined the WJZ 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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Police release the identity for man who they believe is responsible for setting up a camera in a Maryland mall.


‘They Didn’t Have A Care In The World’; Video Shows Suspects Open Fire After Coming Face-To-Face With Officers

Police are searching for two suspects who opened fire on officers after an early morning robbery turned into a wild shootout on the streets of downtown Baltimore.


What Maryland Lawmakers Are Saying About DACA Decision

The federal government has resumed accepting applications for DACA recipients, but a deal to protect them is now on life-support.


Authorities Asking For Public’s Help In Hanover Gun Store Robbery

Authorities hope surveillance video can help in the arrest of four suspects who stole more than a dozen guns from a Hanover gun store last week.


Haitian Church Holds Prayer Vigil In Aftermath Of Trump’s Alleged Immigration Comments

A Haitian church in Rockville, Maryland, held a prayer vigil Saturday after President Donald Trump allegedly made obscene comments about Haiti and African countries. 


Wife Of Man Attacked By Teens During Carjacking Speaks With WJZ About His Recovery

The wife of a Baltimore County man who was attacked during a carjacking talks to WJZ about the vicious attack that now has four teens behind bars.


$10K Reward Offered For Info On Guns Stolen From Anne Arundel Co. Armory

The owner of an Anne Arundel gun store spoke to WJZ after thieves broke into his store and stole more than a dozen guns over the weekend.


Lawsuit: Md. Doctor Unlawfully Worked In Hospital Using Numerous Aliases

How did a doctor with as many as 11 different aliases deliver babies, and perform surgeries for years—even after applying for federal help with a fake social security number?


Are Baltimoreans Following The Trend Of Using Uber Over An Ambulance?

Calling an ambulance is usually the first thing people do in an emergency, but that may no longer be the case.


Baltimore Residents Peddling Frustration With Safety Of Bike Lanes

Protected bike lanes are becoming more prevalent across Baltimore, but some say the lanes are driving them crazy and putting lives in danger.


West Baltimore Community Celebrates Kwanzaa To Unify City

Community leaders in West Baltimore are hoping the celebration of the Kwanzaa holiday can be a catalyst to unify the city.


Baltimore Co. Hospital Welcomes 6 Christmas Babies; 1 Born In Apartment Parking Lot

Six families are spending the Christmas holiday welcoming new blessings to their families.



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