Jon Jankowski was born in Philadelphia, PA. He graduated from Conestoga High School and then attended Kent State University where he earned his degree in Broadcast Journalism.
Jon decided to be in television news because "being on television is the best profession to have besides being a professional athlete." Jon started his broadcasting career as a Sports Intern for WFMZ-TV in Reading, PA. He was also the Sports Director of TV2 KSU, the Kent State Student Television Station. Jon is currently a reporter for the NTV News team.
Jon's hobbies include weightlifting, cooking, watching movies and sports and playing pick-up basketball. During his final semester at Kent State, he did field reporting in Brazil for an international reporting class.