Jonathan Rozelle

Jonathan Rozelle

"I have a simple rule: When I'm on TV, I'm not talking to just my anchors.  I'm talking to America. It feels amazing uncovering the truth. Each story is different and I’m so glad people who do share theirs are courageous enough to do so."

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Previous Experience
Jonathan Rozelle is a reporter for KSTP 5 Eyewitness News. He joined the station in May 2018. Jonathan has worked in broadcast television for nearly 9 years. Prior to joining KSTP, he spent nearly three years as a reporter in the Little Rock, AR area. Jonathan worked for KARK 4/FOX 16 News in Little Rock. He started out at KSWO-TV in Lawton, OK and then worked his way to KHBS/KHOG in Fayetteville, AR.

Jonathan's career has taken him to some of the biggest stories in recent history. He covered the deadly Mayflower/Villonia tornado that killed at least 15 people in 2014. In April 2017, he covered numerous stories involving Arkansas carrying out its first double execution since 2000. Last summer, he was one the first reporters one scene of a club shooting that left dozens shot, several others were injured, but thankfully, no one dead.

Jonathan attended Cal State University Los Angeles and received a degree in Broadcast Journalism with an emphasis on TV and Film.
Personal Interests
Being involved in the community is very important to Jonathan. He is a mentor to aspiring journalists and troubled youth. He is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

Jonathan was born in Wynne, Arkansas, where he spent much of his childhood. However, he spent all of his teenage and most of his adult life in Los Angeles, California. Jonathan choose to come to Minnesota because of the beauty it provides for outdoor recreation, but most importantly, the stories told and yet to be told across the state.

Have a story idea or news tip? Jonathan wants to hear from you. Email him at In the meantime, look for him reporting on KSTP.


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