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JTV is Jackson TV. Founded in 2000, JTV is South Central Michigan’s number one source for community news, information and entertainment.

Reaching over 80,000 households via four cable systems, JTV produces and airs a daily, local 2-hour talk show, 8 weekly lifestyle, entertainment, events and business programs and a weekly high school sports magazine show. JTV’s programming is also available on ROKU, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and live stream 24/7 on the JTV website and On Demand.

As the “World Leader in Local High School Sports Television”, JTV produces and airs over 190 high school sporting events annually.

With more than 30 international awards for production excellence and content, JTV’s programming is engaging, popular and high-quality.

The JTV website is Jackson County’s most visited website with news, videos, full programs on demand, photo galleries, event calendar and complete community coverage.

JTV is also a full service modern media company, offering video production, web design and marketing/advertising solutions.

JTV is the nation’s only 100% local television station and locally owned. All content is produced in house, with a completely local and positive focus.

JTV Programming

The Bart Hawley Show

The Bart Hawley Show

JTV’S flagship show, our daily 2-hour talk show has featured over 30,000 guests in our 19 years.  Jackson’s “Must See TV”.

The Morning Show

The Morning Show

JTV News presents The Morning Show, weekday mornings at 9 and 11 AM.  As the community deals with the COVID-19 pandemic, JTV News provides the most accurate and up-to-date information on the crisis.  Hosted by Andy Hawley and Bart Hawley, The Morning Show is a mix of news and interviews with medical, science, business and community leaders.   

Food Circus

Food Circus

A weekly food adventure.  Restaurants, diners, farmers markets, chefs, parties, drink pairings and more.

Where We Live

Where We Live

Home and garden tours, visits to area businesses, new and renovated buildings, collections and hobbies.   

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

The Jackson area’s new economy is showcased with growing companies, unique products, dynamic personalities and opportunities.

True Story

True Story

True Story presents the history of the community’s landmarks and personalities in first person accounts.

Locker Room

Locker Room

A one-hour weekly local sports magazine with interviews, highlights, profiles and features. Scholar-Athlete of the Week profile segment. 

Tricks & Travels

Tricks & Travels

Magician Daniel Martin hosts a traveling adventure to a unique destination.  Sharing magic, attraction tours, food and life on the road.  Award-winning Entertainer of the Year Daniel Martin finds the spots not always on the map.

The Jackson Show

The Jackson Show

The numerous events of the community:  Hot Air Jubilee, Civil War Muster, Rose Parade, Chili Cook-off, Concerts and more.



Bands, musicians and artists are showcased on stage, in the studio and behind the scenes. Interviews and profiles of area artists.

Aspen One Hour Football Show

Aspen One Hour Football Show

Highlights, interviews, commentary and analysis in a weekly high school football studio show.

Thursday Night Hoops

Thursday Night Hoops

High School Basketball highlights, previews, interviews  and honors are presented in this weekly live series during the basketball season.

Classic JTV

Classic JTV

The best of JTV’s 17 years as we look back at the area’s highlights from the archives of JTV.

JTV Sports

JTV Sports

Complete game broadcasts with multiple cameras, play-by-play and color commentators, graphics, instant replays and full production.

The Bart Hawley Show, America’s ONLY 100% Local Two-Hour Daily Television Talk Show

JTV Viewership and Demographics

JTV is Jackson’s only television station and the Number 1 source for local information, news and entertainment.

Number One in survey measuring all Jackson County broadcast media. Number One in frequency of media usage among all Jackson County broadcast or print media.

Number One choice as source for local information among all Jackson County viewers in survey measuring all Lansing-Jackson DMA television and radio stations.

Number One source of local content, more Jackson news and sports than any other source.

Average Share: 13  (Monday thru Sunday 12a to 12a)

Daily viewers: 22,880 (adults 18+)

Weekly viewers:  38,786 (adults 40+)

Website visitors: 250,000 (monthly average)

JTV.TV Website Demographics

With an average of 250,000 Monthly Visitors, JTV.TV is Jackson County’s Most Visited Website


Comcast and WOW Coverage Map

JTV is available on four cable systems, Comcast, WOW!, AT&T U-Verse, and Springcom, reaching 80,000 households in South Central Michigan.  JTV is also available on OTT via ROKU, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire TV.  JTV’s programming streams live 24/7/365 on www.jtv.tv.

AT&T U-Verse Coverage Map

“McDonald’s has been able to reach our market on JTV unlike any other media.  We have had successful product launches via custom designed promotions on JTV.  What we can do on JTV can’t be done in print or radio.  We have enjoyed incredible response and instant results advertising on JTV.”

Steven Hogwood

“We advertise Kelly Express Marts and Hammond Hardware with great success on JTV.  We are able to tailor exclusive packages that reach the local market.  When we feature specific products and promotions on JTV, we get immediate results.  We have several instances where we have sold out of products featured on JTV within hours of the promotion.  JTV helps us grow our brand and communicate our extensive community involvement.”

Rich Tallman
Kelly Fuels

Our facilities, programs, services and events need to reach a wide demographic.  With JTV, we are able to reach all ages in our service areas because of the variety of programming that is tailored to all sectors of the community.  We have great opportunities to deliver our messaging in a variety of formats and have found JTV to be the most effective advertising we do.  Through both online and on-air marketing, we have had tremendous success partnering with JTV.

Mark Stiles
Orthopaedic Rehab Specialists

We get immediate response from our advertising on JTV.  We operate several facilities and when we have openings in one of them, we run specific spots tailored to filling vacancies.  The response is instant and we are able to attract residents and maintain high occupancy.  We host several events and programs throughout the year and JTV is our most effective avenue in attracting attendees.  JTV has been a great partner in our success.

Judi Ganton
Lloyd Ganton Retirement Centers

We use JTV exclusively for our advertising.  We get immediate response to our seasonal commercials.  With JTV, we have the perfect venue to showcase our offerings at key holidays with spots and show appearances.  Our customers are always saying they saw us on JTV.  We are extremely happy with the fantastic results we get from JTV! 

Sue Stevens
Karmay's Flowers Gifts & Candy

“JTV is an incredible community asset. I first discovered the station when they covered my son’s high school football team. Great video production of HS sports! I later employed them for a Global Great Lakes video shoot. After that positive experience; I understood their vast capabilities and employed them on a number of sales videos. TREMENDOUS SUCCESS! The team is incredibly professional and has helped our Company be more competitive! I have worked with several other companies in Chicago and Dallas. JTV is better!!! Local GEM!”

Jim Wajda
Prospect Airport Services

“Advertising on JTV is the most effective marketing or advertising we have ever done in our company’s history.   In addition to the advertising,  JTV covers and promotes our business all throughout the year. Partnering with JTV for the past 15 years has contributed to our firm’s growth and success.”

Ric Walton
Walton Insurance Group

“Our sales from Jackson County increased 30% after we began our sponsorship of JTV High School Sports.  We’ve continued our title sponsorship for 8 straight years because JTV works great for us. The only advertising we do in Jackson County is with JTV and we continue to see growth from that market. ” 

Mike Mosser
Suburban Chevrolet Cadillac

“JTV is fantastic.  When we promote an event or program on JTV we get incredible response.  The viewers of JTV respond to our message and we get great turnout.  We are constantly amazed at the power of JTV and appreciate all they do for our community.”

Lee Hampton
Jackson College

Current Promotions

Spot Rates

30 Second Spot
The Bart Hawley Show.  Monday thru Friday at 1, 5, 8 and 11 PM; 2 and 5 AM.  Per spot price.  Minimum 2 days, 12 spot airings.
15 Second Spot
The Bart Hawley Show.  Monday thru Friday at 1, 5, 8 and 11 PM; 2 and 5 AM.  Per spot price.  Minimum 2 days, 12 spot airings.
10 Second Billboard Slide
The Bart Hawley Show.  Monday thru Friday at 1, 5, 8 and 11 PM; 2 and 5 AM.  Per spot price.  Minimum 2 days, 12 spot airings.
30 Second Spot
The Locker Room, Food Circus, Where We Live, True Story, Fast Forward, Jackson Show, Classic JTV.  Per spot price.  Minimum 1 week, 30 spot airings.
15 Second Spot
The Locker Room, Food Circus, Where We Live, True Story, Fast Forward, Jackson Show, Classic JTV.  Per spot price.  Minimum 1 week, 30 spot airings.
10 Second Billboard Slide
The Locker Room, Food Circus, Where We Live, True Story, Fast Forward, Jackson Show, Classic JTV.  Per spot price.  Minimum 1 week, 30 spot airings.
The World Leader in Local High School Sports Television
More than 40,000 High School Student Athletes Have Played on JTV

JTV Sports Major Sponsorship Package

Package includes:

One :30 spot, open/close and live read in each game broadcast. Twelve :30 spots per month on Aspen One Hour Football Show and Thursday Night Hoops. Thirty :30 spots per month on The Bart Hawley Show, Sixty :30 spots on The Locker Room. Banner package on JTV.TV.  180 game broadcasts annually. 

Package Price:  $8,000 per year or $675 per month.

Download 2019 JTV Sports Flyer



In addition to our current promotion (above), JTV has a wide variety of advertising and marketing products that can be custom designed for your needs.  Limited spot runs, title sponsorships, social media marketing, long form advertising, segments and more.  Let us put our creativity to work for you!

JTV.TV Online

JTV 24/7/365 Everywhere

JTV is Jackson TV
Jackson County's Dominant Media Delivering Great Results Since 2000

High Quality, Delivering Results

JTV has been honored with more than 30 international awards including the Telly, Videographer, Marcom and Aurora for our production quality and content.  Selected by Crain’s as one of Michigan’s Cool Places to Work and chosen by the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce as the Small Business of the Year.  JTV is the proven leader in delivering results.   More businesses advertise on JTV than anywhere else.

Thank you for considering JTV, JTV.TV and JTV Studios.  For further details or to schedule an appointment, please contact us.

152 West Michigan Avenue
Jackson, MI 49201

Andy Hawley

General Manager

Aimee Potts

Account Manager/ Photographer

Mickey Lefere

Senior Account Manager

Tyler Simmons

Account Manager

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