Remembering JK Metzker 

Concert Fundraiser for Dental Program, Metzker Family
Concert Fundraiser for Dental Program, Metzker Family

This weekend you can have the chance to watch a Grammy-award winning band while helping children and veterans receive low-cost dental care.

Fund Created to Help Metzker Family
Fund Created to Help Metzker Family

A fund has been created to help the Metzker family with expenses following the death of Jaimie Metzker.

January 21st, 5:25 PM PST
Children's Clothing Sale to Help Area Families
Children's Clothing Sale to Help Area Families

One local community support group is holding a children's clothing sale to benefit those in need in northern Nevada.

October 20th, 10:01 AM PDT
Vampire Gala Held in Downtown Reno
Vampire Gala Held in Downtown Reno

Would-be vampires spent their evening out Saturday at the Reno Ballroom enjoying some fine dining - and giving back to the community.

October 7th, 10:18 AM PDT
Pancake Eating Contest Benefits JK Metzker's Family
Pancake Eating Contest Benefits JK Metzker's Family

A pancake eating contest held Monday afternoon raised money for the family of our dear friend, JK Metzker.

March 12th, 10:41 AM PDT
Pancake Eating Contest to Help JK Metzker's Family
Pancake Eating Contest to Help JK Metzker's Family

You are invited to attend a pancake eating contest Monday at Baldini's Casino. Proceeds will benefit JK Metzker's family.

March 7th, 12:13 PM PST
Vampire Gala Held in Downtown Reno
Vampire Gala Held in Downtown Reno

Would-be vampires spent their evening out Saturday at the Reno Ballroom enjoying some fine dining - and giving back to the community.

October 7th, 10:18 AM PDT
Pancake Eating Contest Benefits JK Metzker's Family
Pancake Eating Contest Benefits JK Metzker's Family

A pancake eating contest held Monday afternoon raised money for the family of our dear friend, JK Metzker.

March 12th, 10:41 AM PDT
Pancake Eating Contest to Help JK Metzker's Family
Pancake Eating Contest to Help JK Metzker's Family

You are invited to attend a pancake eating contest Monday at Baldini's Casino. Proceeds will benefit JK Metzker's family.

March 7th, 12:13 PM PST
CORRECTION – No Probation Violation or DUI Arrest for Ryan Rhea
CORRECTION – No Probation Violation or DUI Arrest for Ryan Rhea

We need to make a correction on a story we broadcast and posted online Thursday morning concerning Ryan Rhea.

October 18th, 11:10 AM PDT
Fundraiser to Help Children, JK Metzker Family
Fundraiser to Help Children, JK Metzker Family

A fundraiser is being held at the Atlantis Casino Resport Spa for our former sports director's wife, Jaimie and their three boys.

October 5th, 4:40 PM PDT
Man Responsible in JK Metzker's Death Gets Probation, Community Service
Man Responsible in JK Metzker's Death Gets Probation, Community Service

The 23-year-old Sparks man who hit and killed KTVN Sports Director JK Metzker last fall was sentenced to probation and community service.

September 14th, 11:59 AM PDT
Nevada Broadcasters to Honor JK Metzker
Nevada Broadcasters to Honor JK Metzker

The Nevada Broadcasters Association will honor our late friend JK Metzker Saturday night in Las Vegas.

August 17th, 12:03 PM PDT
Man Charged in JK Metzker's Death Pleads Guilty
Man Charged in JK Metzker's Death Pleads Guilty

The man charged in connection with an accident that killed KTVN Sports Director JK Metzker last fall pleaded guilty on Friday.

June 15th, 9:18 AM PDT
JK Metzker's Family Wants to Meet Organ Recipients
JK Metzker's Family Wants to Meet Organ Recipients

When JK Metzker died, unexpectedly, his wife made the decision to donate his organs, which saved four people's lives.

June 7th, 4:44 PM PDT
Friends, Family and Co-Workers Remember JK Metzker
Friends, Family and Co-Workers Remember JK Metzker

Several KTVN co-workers and local residents honored our friend and former Sports Director, JK Metzker at Montreux Monday.

June 4th, 3:30 PM PDT
Suspect in J.K. Metzker's Death Plans to Plead Guilty
Suspect in J.K. Metzker's Death Plans to Plead Guilty

Court documents show the man charged with hitting J.K., 24-year-old Ryan Rhea will waive his preliminary court hearing and enter that plea.

April 3rd, 5:46 PM PDT
Area Car Dealers Donate to Metzker Family Fund
Area Car Dealers Donate to Metzker Family Fund

Area car dealers made some very generous donations to the family of our former sports director JK Metzker on Wednesday.

February 8th, 3:53 PM PST
Upcoming Metzker Family Fund Fundraisers
Upcoming Metzker Family Fund Fundraisers

There are many other ways you can donate to the Metzker Family Fund. Click here to learn more.

November 22nd, 12:48 PM PST
CommRow Silent Auction to Benefit Metzker Family Fund
CommRow Silent Auction to Benefit Metzker Family Fund

CommRow will donate 15% of sales Thursday to the Metzker Fund from 4pm until close. A silent auction will also be held.

December 15th, 10:29 AM PST
McDonald's Holds Metzker Fundraiser, CommRow Silent Auction
McDonald's Holds Metzker Fundraiser, CommRow Silent Auction

40+ area McDonald's are holding a fundraiser for the Metzker Family Fund. A silent auction at CommRow happens Thursday.

December 14th, 5:47 PM PST
McDonald's to Hold Metzker Family Fundraiser Dec. 14
McDonald's to Hold Metzker Family Fundraiser Dec. 14

Numerous McDonald's restaurants will host a fundraiser for the family of JK Metzker on December 14th.

December 5th, 11:21 AM PST
Crosswalk Installed Along Street Where JK Metzker Hit
Crosswalk Installed Along Street Where JK Metzker Hit

A crosswalk was put in Friday on 17th and Virginia Street less than a month after JK Metzker was hit by a car.

December 2nd, 4:32 PM PST
Community Support Grows for JK Metzker's Family
Community Support Grows for JK Metzker's Family

The community has wrapped its arms around JK Metzker's family. And many businesses are making donations - like Heritage Bank of Nevada.

November 23rd, 3:50 PM PST
JK Metzker: 1970-2011
JK Metzker: 1970-2011

Whether JK entered a room on TV or in person - he brightened the faces of everyone in it - just by being JK.

November 23rd, 11:42 AM PST
Local Sports Community Says Goodbye to JK Metzker
Local Sports Community Says Goodbye to JK Metzker

The community has shown tremendous support and Thursday the local sports community got its chance to say goodbye too.

November 17th, 6:25 PM PST
City Council Discusses North Reno Intersection Safety
City Council Discusses North Reno Intersection Safety

Reno City Council discussed improving safety on north Virginia Street near 17th St. where JK Metzker was hit last weekend.

November 16th, 12:08 PM PST
JK Metzker, 1970-2011
JK Metzker, 1970-2011

It's with a heavy heart that KTVN-TV is announcing the death of Channel 2 News Sports Director JK Metzker.

November 13th, 2:19 PM PST
JK Metzker Memorial Held in Reno
JK Metzker Memorial Held in Reno

A memorial service for sports director JK Metzker was held in Reno Friday at Our Lady of the Snows on Wright Street.

November 15th, 1:58 PM PST
Co-Workers, Competition Remember Metzker as Prankster
Co-Workers, Competition Remember Metzker as Prankster

While he was great at comedy, JK Metzker really loved playing practical jokes on Paul Nelson and other on air sports reporters.

November 15th, 4:21 PM PST
Police: Pedestrian Accidents Spike in 2011
Police: Pedestrian Accidents Spike in 2011

As many of you know, JK Metzker died after being hit by a car. Sadly, his death simply adds to a bad year for pedestrian accidents

November 15th, 3:58 PM PST
Pedestrian Safety: Trying to Get the Message Out
Pedestrian Safety: Trying to Get the Message Out

The loss of JK Metzker has brought added attention where it belongs: how to prevent any more pedestrian/car accidents.

November 15th, 2:23 PM PST
KTVN Thanks Local Media For Support After Death
KTVN Thanks Local Media For Support After Death

In addition to community support - all of us at KTVN are truly overwhelmed by the generosity of our local media friends.

November 15th, 3:31 PM PST
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Wednesday, November 16th 2011, 8:35 AM PST

Paul, Garrett and JK preparing for Inside the 2.

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