Jamie Boll

Jamie Boll

News Anchor

Charlotte, NC

Jamie has been with WBTV since March of 2005 co-anchoring WBTV News First at 4:00 with Brigida Mack and WBTV News at 5:30 with Molly Grantham. He is also one of WBTV's investigative and political reporters. Jamie has also traveled to Arizona to cover the immigration impact on the Carolinas and to India to report on the outsourcing of high tech jobs.

Prior to arriving in Charlotte, Jamie worked for 12 years at WWMT in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He started there as a morning anchor, but for the final 10 years he anchored 5:30, 6:00 and 11:00 p.m. newscasts. He also served as managing editor. He did extensive political and economic reporting as well as traveling to Honduras in the wake of Hurricane Mitch and to Albania and Kosovo to report on the Balkan war.

Jamie's first television job was at WEAU in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. He started as a news photographer while still going to college. After graduation he became a producer, reporter and eventually anchor.

Jamie has won numerous awards for his journalism. Three different times the Michigan Association of Broadcasters named the newscast he co-anchored the best in the state. The Michigan Associated Press named him one of the best reporters in the state and several of his individual stories, on topics ranging from health care to the environment to natural disasters, have been honored by peer groups. The awards continued upon his arrival in the Carolinas. Jamie has honored several times for his anchoring and his investigative reporting.

You'll often find Jamie in the bleachers rooting his boys on in the different sports they play. Jamie is also an avid reader, hack golfer and big time NFL, NASCAR and college sports fan.

Born in Milwaukee and raised in Wausau, Wisconsin, Jamie is married to his wife, Meredith, and has four sons; Jacob, Joshua, Sam and Danny.


Recent Articles by Jamie

WBTV Investigates: Students call local medical training program 'shady'

Charlotte area voters say yes to tax money spent on roads, no to a soccer stadium

New poll shows most in Mecklenburg County recognize affordable housing is a problem

Confidence in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is lagging

Poll: Few in Charlotte think race relations are getting better

  New Charlotte poll: Lyles viewed favorably, Trump not so much

WBTV Investigates: What happened to the Iredell Animal Adoption Center?

Saluting those who give back: Four honored with Governor's Volunteer Service Award

Attorney seeks evidence used to convict Gaston County man of killing college student

Early diagnosis proves to be a key for children with autism

Pat McCrory remembers the loss of officers Clark and Shelton

WBTV Investigates: Third Charlotte executive sentenced to prison for payroll scheme

WBTV Investigates: Is that really a service dog?

WBTV Investigates: Is it a service dog or emotional support animal?

Gastonia business hopes to stay open after $30,000 in jewelry stolen

  New data shows many veterans still waiting to see a VA doctor

Flashback: Catching up with the man who launched 1,000 GIFs

  PSI: Several leave their jobs after prison investigation

PSI: Dam failure feared during Catawba floods