Kristen Copeland


Kristen Copeland

By (BI) Jay LaPlante

Born and raised in Central New York, Kristen is proud to bring you the top local stories of the day. Kristen co-anchors the Live at Five Newshour alongside Don Shipman and NEWSChannel 2 at 6:00 with Steve McMurray.

Kristen has been on the NEWSChannel 2 team since September of 2005. Before that, she found a home away from home at SUNY Oneonta. In 2005, she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mass Communication. Kristen is also a Spartan, a 2001 graduate of New Hartford High School.

Kristen is homegrown and devoted to the area. She lives in New Hartford with her husband, Chris and dog, Lucy.

If you have any story ideas or Newstalk requests, email Kristen at

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