James Howell joined WRTV as a digital content producer in March 2022.

James is a graduate of IUPUI studying journalism with sports writing background.

Before joining WRTV, he worked as a sports editor and general assignment reporter for multiple print publications in central Indiana and in marketing for an Indianapolis-based company.

James is Indianapolis born and raised. He grew up on the west side with his parents, Jim and Crystal; brother, Brandon; and dogs Bo, Louie, Waylon and Reagan.

He is a 2010 graduate and proud alumnus of Ben Davis High School, where his passion for journalism began as a writer for the Spotlight newspaper.

When he is not working, James loves to spend time and travel with his wife Abby. Their favorite places include Milwaukee, Nashville, Turks and Caicos and where they spent their honeymoon, Anna Maria Island in Florida. They also love spending time with their nephew McCoy.

James is excited to serve central Indiana and continue to live in the best city in the world.

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