Know Your Local Media: Adam Clanton, the Jim Rome-Impersonating Sports Guy from Channel 2

Each week, we will profile an esteemed member of the local media and ask them five questions, for better or worse.

Name: Adam Clanton Employer: KPRC-TV Channel 2 Title: Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter/Producer

With so many local sports personalities hailing from up north -- we have more than our fair share of Syracuse alums -- it's good to know that some of them are still homegrown. Adam Clanton, the weekend sports anchor, reporter and producer, arrived in Houston at the age of eight. He grew up here, went to college at Sam Houston State University right up the road in Huntsville and interned at KILT 610 AM before getting a job at Channel 2.

Clanton is known not only for his local sports coverage but for his uncanny ability to mimic national sports talk host Jim Rome, which he has done numerous times on the radio. His frequent guest spots on sports radio often include at least a few Rome moments and probably at least one Anchorman.

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