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.
For the 25th year, WJZ is proud to host the annual Black History Oratory Competition.
The debate to legalize recreational marijuana is gaining momentum across Maryland, but some are urging lawmakers to slow down the process.
Coppin State University is honoring America’s first African American president by cementing his place in history.
Two Maryland schools tied through a tragic crime have joined forces to spread a message of unity and peace.
A yearlong celebration is underway to celebrate the 200th birthday of Frederick Douglass, a Maryland native who shaped American history.
A Maryland man who pleaded guilty to supporting ISIS is now one step closer to learning his punishment.
The Oblate Sisters of Providence continues its mission to educate people of color in Baltimore.
A report from the NAACP shows the disparity amongst African Americans and others in Baltimore and cities across the country.
Laura Wallen’s parents say she already had a boy’s name picked out for her unborn baby before she was killed, even though she didn’t yet know the gender.
The three men behind a string of home break-ins in Baltimore came face-to-face with a judge for the first time.
Police have identified the three out-of-state men arrested in connection with the recent string of burglaries in the Falls Road corridor.
Even without some of the team’s biggest stars in attendance, thousands of Orioles fans flocked to the Convention Center for this year’s Orioles Fanfest.