Jon Cole

KUMV Sports Director/Anchor

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Jon Cole is a veteran sports anchor of KUMV-TV. Voted by his colleagues as the North Dakota Sportscaster of the Year in 1983, 1998, 2003, 2006 and AGAIN in 2007.

Jon Cole is a veteran sports anchor of KUMV-TV. Voted by his colleagues as the North Dakota Sportscaster of the Year in 1983, 1998, 2003, 2006 and AGAIN in 2007.

In January of 2005, Jon was named the winner of the Western Star Award given by the city of Williston. The award is given to a resident for past achievements, honors, and awards.

In June 2001 he was named the winner of the Award of Merit from the North Dakota Coaches' Association. In May of 1995 he received a Distinguished Service Award from the Williston Education Association.

Cole is a 1976 graduate of Dighton-Rehoboth Regional High School in Rehoboth, Massachusetts, and an Honor Graduate of C.W. Post College in Greenvale, NY, with a BA in Communications.

"I believe the best aspect of my job is the great folks I have covered in over 24 years in Northwestern North Dakota and Eastern Montana. They are truly great folks – the backbone of this country and their stories deserve to be told. It's my great honor to do this".

"I have a passion for Sports and I hope that comes across every night".


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