Jon Swaner joined the WTHI team in April of 2013 as a reporter Monday through Friday.
Jon Swaner joined the WTHI team in April of 2013 as a reporter Monday through Friday. You will also see him fill-in at the anchor desk on News 10 and MyFox 10 newscasts. In 2014, Jon took on the role of WTHI’s investigative reporter (Jon Swaner’s 10 on Your Side).
Prior to coming to WTHI, Jon spent 13 years at WTWO. While there, Jon was the station’s weekend anchor for more than 10 years and reported on numerous stories. While at WTWO, Jon won a Media Award from the Indiana Public Health Association for his continuing coverage on public health issues.
Jon has covered and broken many major stories, including the Orville Lynn Majors trial and verdict, the execution of Oklahoma City Bombing suspect Timothy McVeigh, and the Canonization of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin in Rome.
Jon began his career as a General Assignment Reporter and photographer in 1999. Jon is a Robinson, Illinois native and is a graduate of Robinson High School and Indiana State University. He resides in Terre Haute with his wife, who is a Terre Haute native, and their daughter. You’ll find “Team Swaner” out and about in the community as they’re members of Sacred Heart Parish in Terre Haute and love attending the numerous events in the community.