TAMPA - ABC Action News added evening anchor Jamison Uhler to its award-winning news team in May 2010. Jamison co-anchors the 5pm and 11pm weeknight newscasts. He joined the ABC Action News team following four years as an anchor and reporter at WCAU-TV, the NBC-owned station in Philadelphia.
Uhler’s journalism career has taken him to Phoenix, Minneapolis, Tulsa, Orlando, and Philadelphia. While working as a reporter for Orlando’s WFTV, Uhler covered several hurricanes and many stories in the Tampa Bay region, including the vigil for Terri Schiavo and search for kidnap victim Jessica Lunsford. In Philadelphia, he covered the Rays’ World Series run against the Phillies.
He is widely recognized for the quality of his work. Jamison was named Florida “News Anchor of the Year” in 2013 by the Society of Professional Journalists. He is also the winner of five EMMY Awards and has been honored by the Associated Press for “Best Newscast,” and for his investigative and feature reporting. In 2012 & 2014, the 5pm newscast which Jamison Uhler co-anchors with Linda Hurtado was given one of the industry’s highest honors, an Edward R Murrow award for “Best Newscast.” He was also recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists in 2011 for his crime reporting on the Kingfish Boat Ramp Murders. Uhler is a graduate of the esteemed Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.
Beyond his work on the air, Jamison is active in the station’s “Taking Action Against Domestic Violence” campaign. He also sits on the Board of Directors for Redefining Refuge, a global non-profit dedicated to helping the victims of human trafficking. When Jamison is not covering the news, you can catch him surfing, hiking, biking, and golfing. All reasons Jamison is thrilled to be living in the Sunshine State. You can follow Jamison on social media: