Paris Janos

Field Reporter/Anchor

Connect With Me

paris.janos@wjhg.com

 

Paris Janos has lived in Bay County since his family moved here from Cleveland, Ohio to run a small motel on Thomas Drive. He attended several Bay District Schools and Graduated from Bay High School in 1975. Following high school, he attended and graduated from the Ringling School of Art in Sarasota, Florida.

In 1979 Paris was hired at NewsChannel 7 WJHG as the art director, a position he held for over thirty years. During his tenure at the television station, he performed just about every other job behind the camera, but always with an eye to working in front of the camera. He began his on-air career about twenty-five years ago and continues today. He is NewsChannel 7's community correspondent and he co-anchors NewsChannel 7 Today with Carly Hildyard and the 11am news with Donna Bell. Paris has received numerous awards, such as the Florida Highway Patrol Media Safety Award, A.C.U.R.E.'s Media Award and the President's Award from the Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce.

Paris has a life-long love for surfing and for the martial arts, He is a sixth degree black belt in Okinawan Karate and has operated his own martial arts school in Panama City for thirty-two years. He lives in Lynn Haven with his wife, Nancy and son, Nikko.


VIPIR Radar

NBC News Headlines

'Island Destroyed': All Power Out as Maria Crushes Puerto Rico

Authorities say it could be four to six months before electricity is returned to Puerto Rico and its nearly 3.5 million people.

Ex-MLB Star Mondesi Jailed for 8 Years Over Corruption: Report

Raul Mondesi, 46, played parts of 13 seasons in the majors for the Dodgers, Blue Jays, Yankees, Diamondbacks, Pirates, Angels, and Braves.

Manafort Offered Private Briefings on 2016 Race to Russian Billionaire

The offer appeared in emails between Manafort and one of his employees, some of which suggested Manafort wanted to use his role in Trump campaign to make money.

SEC Discloses Hackers Breached Its Filing System

The SEC said that it first detected the breach in 2016 but that it didn't realize the hackers may have been able to profit from it until last month.

Trump Leaning Toward Decertifying Iran Nuclear Deal, Sources Say

Four sources say President Trump is leaning toward decertifying the Iranian nuclear deal and then letting Congress decide whether the U.S. will withdraw from the pact.