Jon Swaner

Jon Swaner joined the WTHI team in April of 2013 as a reporter Monday through Friday.

Title: Anchor / Reporter
Jon.Swaner@wthitv.com

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.

Recent Posts by Jon Swaner

ISDH removed Greene County, IN from list of Covid-19 cases

The Indiana State Department of Health has removed Greene County from its list of counties that has cases of Covid-19.

ISDH: 201 Covid-19 cases in Indiana

The Indiana State Department of Health now reports 201 cases of Covid-19 in the state.

Federal judge overturns conviction in Jill Behrman case

The State of Indiana now must try John Myers within 120 days, or they must release him from custody.

IN Gaming Commission approves casino license to move inland in Gary

The gaming commission approved a request made by the Gary City Council.

Former pastor sues Vigo Co. Sheriff's Office, deputy

A former pastor claims a deputy sheriff used excessive force while being taken into custody.

'See You in Terre Haute 2025' Now New Community Plan

The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce unveiled it's newest community plan called "See You in Terre Haute 2025".

All In: Terre Haute and Danville work to secure casinos just 60 miles apart

Vigo county leaders are doubling down on efforts to secure a new casino as another community, just an hour away, is upping the ante.

Attorney Handling Jail Rezoning Request Abruptly Retires

The attorney who originally filed a rezoning request for a property that could soon become the home of a new Vigo County Jail has abruptly retired.

Mayor: state audits show city finances improving

Terre Haute's Mayor says two state audits show the city's financial picture has shown drastic improvement.

Proposed increase to Vigo income tax includes public safety tax

A proposed increase to Vigo County's local income tax includes a portion that will benefit all taxing entities in the county that provide public safety.

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