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Sep 12, 2013 9:31 AM

John Rupolo

John Rupolo joined KZTV Action 10 News in September of 2013. He was raised in Boston, Massachusetts and studied Broadcast Journalism at Emerson College in Boston. John is known for investigative reporting, breaking stories, and aggressive reporting. He is an experienced, seasoned veteran in TV News and has had stints at TV stations in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, and Florida.

His memorable moments in reporting have been covering politics. Presidential elections, US Senate races, and Congressional races since the early 1990's. He has broken countless stories uncovering wasteful government spending, public officials abusing their powers, and wrongdoing of elected officials. He has made a name for himself in many TV markets holding the powerful accountable and asking questions other reporters won't ask. Most recently, John was the nightside reporter at WFTX-FOX 4 in Cape Coral, Florida where he became known for covering breaking news and making a difference with his style of reporting.

John first became interested in TV news watching old news reports of the War in Vietnam. As a young boy John recalls watching the Democratic and Republican conventions, becoming fascinated with the triumphs and tragedies of the Kennedy family, and studying history and politics. John is looking forward to telling the stories of our time here in greater South Texas.

When not reporting, John loves the beach, biking, training in the gym, and traveling. If you have a story idea or have a tip about something you want investigated John wants to hear from you. You can email him at


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