Jason Lamb 2022

Jason Lamb


NewsChannel 5 Reporter

Jason Lamb joined the NewsChannel 5 Network as a reporter in December 2012, and can be seen weeknights on NewsChannel 5 at 10.

While at NewsChannel 5, Jason has covered several major stories. He traveled across the country following the search for AMBER Alert suspect Tad Cummins, and he has reported from the beaches of Florida during the approach of Hurricane Matthew. In 2018, he was the only television reporter to serve as a media witness to the first electric chair execution in the U.S. since 2013.

Jason's storytelling has been honored with a national Edward R. Murrow Award for writing, two national SPJ Sigma Delta Chi Awards for feature reporting and a National Headliner Award, along with 13 EMMY Awards.

In 2016, Jason was named the winner of the National Press Photographers Association's Photojournalism Award for Reporting.

Jason has taught team storytelling techniques to journalists from across the country at professional seminars and workshops in Georgia, Alaska and Minnesota. He has also helped train journalists at other Scripps television stations on how to tell stories that connect with people.

Before his time in Nashville, Jason worked in Anchorage, Alaska where he was a reporter for KTUU-TV, covering everything from Sarah Palin's Vice Presidential run and the death of Sen. Ted Stevens to a volcanic eruption and the Iditarod Sled Dog Race.

Before working in Alaska, Jason was a reporter for KOMU-TV in Columbia, Missouri.

Jason grew up in Beaverton, Oregon. He graduated from the University of Missouri with degrees in Journalism and Political Science. While in school, he spent two summers as an intern for KPTV-TV in Portland.

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