Jay Bir is a political reporter and host for “Capitol View” on KARK.
He joined us in 2006 as a news and sports photographer. In 2007, Jay began filling in for the Game of the Week for our Fearless Friday high school football coverage. That same year, he also began anchoring the acclaimed Fearless Friday Underground web show.
Jay was born in Stillwater, Oklahoma but grew up in Sunrise, Florida and moved to Arkansas with his family in 1998, where he attended high school at Sylvan Hills. After graduation in 2002, Jay headed to THE Arkansas State University in Jonesboro where he majored in Radio-TV and also got a minor in Political Science.
While not working, you can find Jay watching sports. He is also an avid runner and is a regular participant in the Little Rock Marathon. He is still a kid at heart and loves to play video games, Call of Duty is one of his favorites. Jay is also the most lit on Twitter and if you’re not following him, you’re definitely missing out! He loves to interact on twitter so feel free to tweet your thoughts.
Jay and his wife Kat live in Sherwood with their two children, Ace and Avi, and their pup Coal.