Jon Alba joined ABC 7 and FOX 22 in September of 2015 to serve as sports director and anchor. He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University, where he served as general manager of the school's television station Q30 Television for two years.
During his tenure, Q30 was named "College Television Station of the Year" by the College Media Association in 2014, and picked up additional national award recognition as well. Jon has been acknowledged by the Society of Professional Journalists for his commitment to sports journalism, including his investigative work while covering Quinnipiac Athletics.
Prior to moving to Maine, Jon was a lifelong resident of New Jersey. There, he formed a passion for covering sports, knowing since age 5 he wanted to tell stories for a living.
In the past, Jon has worked at MLB Network, alongside MLB Advanced Media. Additionally, his work has been featured on AOL Sports. He can be contacted at [email protected] or on Twitter @JonAlba.
ORONO - University of Maine softball first baseman Kristen Niland considered herself on the same playing field as any other athlete for most of her life, but recently noticed some differences between her program and others at the school. That was when she decided to write a letter to administration detailing perceived issues with Title IX compliance.
ORONO - University of Maine softball senior and first baseman Kristen Niland has enjoyed her student-athlete at the school thoroughly.
ORONO - The Maine Black Bears football team may not be ending its season with a playoff berth Saturday, but it has a chance to hoist one of its young guns on a pedestal.
PORTLAND - Professional football will be making its way to Portland next year, and the name of the new franchise has been revealed.
BANGOR - Maine women's basketball has been rolling ever since its opening-season loss to Tulane, and that roll continued Thursday night.
The Black Bears hosted Division III UMaine-Fort Kent, and handed it a 100-40 loss with five Black Bears tallying double-digits.
BANGOR - The road back to the NCAA Tournament gets going this weekend for Husson women's basketball, and the team understands the importance of its opponents.
BANGOR - Husson football is set for yet another NCAA Tournament game this Saturday, and it picked up some accolades on the way.
ORONO - Even with the playoffs being out of reach, Maine football has much to play for in Saturday's season finale.
ORONO - Ten players will make their way to Orono as part of the Class of 2022 for UMaine baseball, and the team announced the full class Wednesday.
CASTINE - Three Maine Maritime Academy football players were honored by the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference for their accomplishments on the gridiron Wednesday.
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