Brooks Jarosz is an investigative reporter with a passion to make a difference, spark change and get people talking.
He joined WSYX ABC 6 in July 2013, working to follow your money and expose wrongdoing as the Waste Watch reporter.
Jarosz came from one capital city to another, working as an anchor, reporter, producer and multimedia journalist at WSAZ NewsChannel 3 in Charleston, West Virginia for nearly four years. He covered national stories including a major gas pipeline explosion, the Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster and numerous severe weather outbreaks. He earned the title Breaking News Machine and was recognized for his investigative and in-depth reports.
A proud honors graduate from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, Jarosz got his start at WOUB-TV in Athens, Ohio. He founded and served as executive producer of an in-depth news program. He also anchored and reported there for more than three years.
In 2008, Jarosz earned a prestigious Carnegie Fellowship with the Brian Ross Investigative Unit at ABC News. He contributed to several investigative segments airing on GMA, 20/20 and Nightline.
Jarosz grew up in Toledo where most of his family still lives. Hes excited to be back in his home state.
Hes a former rowing coach, D.J. and singer. He loves food, shows and outdoor events and enjoys discovering Columbus.
If you have a problem that needs investigated or you see waste, Brooks Jarosz wants to hear it. E-mail him and follow him on Facebook and Twitter!