Nkwa Asonye, Jr. is a multi-skilled journalist and sports anchor at FOX61. He covers news and sports stories across Connecticut and will serve as a sports anchor on FOX61 newscasts.
Prior to joining the team, Nkwa has spent the last 11 years as a play-by-play broadcaster most notably for St. John’s University, New York Institute of Technology, and the Atlantic 10 Digital Network.
He has also worked as an on-air talent and producer at WGBB Radio in Merrick, NY and WFED Radio in Washington, DC.
Born and raised in New York, Nkwa also has a background in secondary education as an Admissions Associate and assistant boys’ basketball coach at The Stony Brook School.
He also coached at Lawrence Woodmere Academy where he was a member of two state championship teams.