Jonathan McCall is a weekend anchor and reporter for 12News, contributing across shows and platforms. He joined Team 12 in May 2022. He previously anchored and reported for KRON4 in San Francisco. He’s also worked in Tulsa, Baltimore, Kansas City, and Las Vegas. Jonathan’s work has been honored by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for Best News Anchor, Best Breaking News Report, and Best Newscast.
Always up for an adventure, Jonathan has taken a ride with the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, jumped from the side of the Stratosphere Hotel and lost a shoe on live television during a snow storm. He’s anchored hours of live coverage of several breaking news events, including the San Jose VTA Railyard Mass Shooting, and the January 6th insurrection at the U.S. Capitol Building. He also provided live talkbacks for CNN during the police shooting death of Terence Crutcher. Before stepping in front of a camera, Jonathan was a certified meteorologist for the U.S. Navy during Operation Enduring Freedom. His job? Helping pilots plan missions in order to hit enemy targets during the war. He earned his B.A. in Communications from Lamar University and is member of the National Association of Black Journalists.
*Outside of work, Jonathan is a foodie.
*He loves traveling, stayg on top of the latest gadgets, and hanging out with his son, Nathaniel.