Brooks Jarosz lives for breaking news, investigative and in-depth reporting. He is an Emmy-nominated journalist, covering nationally televised stories including a major gas pipeline explosion in Sissonville, West Virginia, the Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster and Superstorm Sandy.
Jarosz manages all weekend content at WSAZ NewsChannel 3, acting as the anchor, executive producer and assignment editor. During the week, he’s one of the station’s general assignment and investigative reporters in Charleston.
A proud graduate of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, Jarosz got his start at WOUB-TV in Athens, Ohio, where he worked as an anchor and reporter for more than three years.
In 2008, Jarosz earned a prestigious Carnegie Fellowship with the Brian Ross Investigative Unit at ABC News in New York City. While there, he field produced and contributed to investigative segments airing on 20/20, Nightline and Good Morning America.
Jarosz is originally from Toledo, Ohio, where most of his family still lives. In his spare time, he sings with the West Virginia Symphony Chorus, volunteers at his church and was elected to the board of governors for NATAS.