Jim Heath

Moderator of Capitol Square

Moderator of Capitol Square

Jim Heath covers major Ohio political and government news and moderates Capitol Square for 10TV.

Jim's insight into the 2012 presidential race earned him a spot on GQ's Top 5 political "Power List."  The Washington Post also gave Jim their "Best Super Tuesday" Twitter ranking.

A native of Van Wert, Ohio, Jim majored in Broadcasting at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz.

Jim brings more than two decades of experience in television and political reporting to his position. Prior to joining 10TV, he served six years as the main anchor at the ABC affiliate in Myrtle Beach, S.C.  He also worked as an anchor and reporter in southern Arizona.

Prior to his broadcasting career, Jim spent about a decade in the political arena serving in various capacities, including a five-year stint as a Congressional press secretary in Washington, D.C.

Besides earning two Emmy awards for his political reporting, Jim has also received the prestigious Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism.

Jim regularly hosts and moderates live debates and forums on the air.  He is also a frequent guest speaker at local organizations offering analysis and insight into the political arena.

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