John Discepolo joined the CBS12 News Team in September 2012, as co-anchor of CBS12 News at 5, 5:30, 6 and 11 p.m.
He also anchors the CBS12 News at 10 on the CW 34.
Discepolo comes to West Palm Beach from KOMO-TV in Seattle, where he was a weekend news anchor noted for excelling in live news coverage since 2010.
A Massachusetts native, Discepolo anchored sports for nearly a decade in New York at WCBS-TV and WNYW-TV, where he also served as sideline reporter for the NFL's New York Jets and New York Giants.
Prior to his arrival in the big apple, John was the weekend anchor at KDFW Fox 4 in Dallas for three years. During his time in the Lone Star State, he traveled with the Cowboys, and served as the pre-game host for the Texas Rangers and Dallas Stars. He also covered high school football, and even turned a couple of laps covering NASCAR as well.
Discepolo arrived in Texas from a brief one-year stint at WRGB Channel 6 in Albany, NY. While in Albany his focus was on Division I college hockey and high school athletes.
Discepolo's first taste of New York came in 1996, when he was hired to be the weekend sports anchor for News 12 Westchester. Among the many stories he covered, he was best known for his weekly "Team of the Week" special. Discepolo is a graduate of Hofstra University where he played football as a kicker and punter for the Division I-AA Pride, and played with former New York Jets player Wayne Chrebet.
In his spare time, John loves to travel, play hockey, and is passionate about home construction, design, RVs and airplanes.