Joleen Ferris is a reporter for NEWSChannel 2 and has been with WKTV for nearly 20 years.
Joleen was born and raised in Utica, New York. She attended school in Utica from her first day of kindergarten through her senior year of college.
She holds a bachelors degree in journalism from Utica College. She minored in writing and also took a large concentration of courses involving crime and criminology -- two of her interests.
Joleen began her career as a copywriter/continuity director at Rock 107/WTLB in Washington Mills, New York. She began her television journalism career at NewsChannel 2 in November 1993.
Joleen is also an adjunct professor of journalism at Utica College.