Jack Hilton

Jack Hilton


Jack Hilton joined WVII ABC 7 and WFVX Fox 22 in March of 2016. He was born in Montreal, Canada but was raised in the sunshine state, Fort Lauderdale before graduating cum laude from Husson University with a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications.

Born in a famous boxing family, Jack set off toward a different career path, after the mysterious death of his uncle, Arturo Gatti, who is in the Boxing Hall of Fame.

With a heart for people, he is always looking to meet and tell the stories of those in the community. He is charismatic, funny and down to earth.

When not on the air, he enjoys spending time with his lovely wife, his parrots and attending church. He's also a huge fan of TV series such as Buffy, Friends and The Office.

If you have any story ideas or want to talk about tv shows, contact him at jhilton@wvii.com or tweet him @News_JackHilton

BANGOR - You might have seen them wearing lumber jack clothing or people eating maple covered snow. The Bangor Winter Fest kicks off and it's looking to connect community members with local businesses downtown.

Friday, 17 February 2017 22:34

An Eye on the Northern Border Part II

CALAIS - With over 600 miles of border between the United States and Canada, some people are concerned whether or not the country has enough security to monitor who is coming and going. There is a new bill that will focus on ways to strengthen the northern border. 


Thursday, 16 February 2017 22:56

An Eye on the Northern Border Part I

CALAIS - It's the 3rd longest border patrol sector in the nation, stretching from the state of Maine to Alaska. But it's now under evaluation after the passing of the Northern Border Security Review Act.

Wednesday, 15 February 2017 20:10

Snow days could extend learning days

BANGOR - You probably spent a good amount of time this week cleaning up after the recent blizzard. But with the constant snowfall, school districts are left in an awkward position of trying to figure out when to cancel school for the day.

ELLSWORTH - The Hancock County Jail is looking to change what it does for visitations. Instead of inmates looking at loved ones through a glass at the jail, they can be anywhere.

Wednesday, 08 February 2017 21:46

Wearing the color orange for Valentine's Day

BANGOR - While February marks the month of love, it also represents a topic less talked about. Many teens dating in the country have experienced some form of abuse. This month opens that conversation with National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and what people can do if they or a loved are stuck in an abusive relationship. People can be seen wearing the color orange to support victims across the country. 

Tuesday, 07 February 2017 22:27

Woman needs bone marrow match to live

BANGOR - There are many ways to say I love you, but none are better than giving the gift of life. A bone marrow drive on Valentine's Day could do just that.

LEVANT - Snowmobilers are looking to help those with disabilities with a fun, yet messy tradition.

BANGOR - With Judge Neil Gorsuch getting nominated to the Supreme Court, community members came together to protest in front of Hobby Lobby Saturday afternoon. 

Sunday, 05 February 2017 13:10

Ice Harvest Event keeps old traditions alive

ORRINGTON - The 8th Annual Ice Harvest in Orrington took place this weekend, bringing the past to life. 

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