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Steve McMurray

Steve McMurray is the Vice President and General Manager at NewsChannel 2, a position he’s held since March 2014. Prior to taking over as GM, he was the News Director at the station for almost 10 years. He also anchored the Live at Five Newshour and NewsChannel 2 at 6:00 with Kristen Copeland.

Title: Vice President and General Manager at NewsChannel 2

Steve McMurray is the Vice President and General Manager at NewsChannel 2, a position he’s held since March 2014. Prior to taking over as GM, he was the News Director at the station for almost 10 years. He also anchored the Live at Five Newshour and NewsChannel 2 at 6:00 with Kristen Copeland.

Prior to coming to WKTV, Steve worked at WUTR NewsChannel 20 in Utica for more than 7 years, serving as the News Director and 5:00 p.m. anchor for two and a half of those years. He also held the Sports Director position for four years before making the jump to news full-time.

Steve is a Frankfort native and graduated from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Broadcast Journalism. In addition to bleeding SU Orange, Steve is also Maroon and White to the core as a graduate of Frankfort-Schuyler High School, and was named to the school’s Wall of Honor in 2018.

As a life-long Central New Yorker, Steve enjoys serving the community. He has been a member of the Frankfort Fire Department for 28 years, serving as Assistant Chief for 13 of those years, and currently serves as Company President. He is also a Past President of the Frankfort Kiwanis Club, where he now holds the post of Club Secretary. He is a past President of the New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Association, and currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce.

Steve still lives in Frankfort, not far from where he grew up, with his wife Carrie, his son Jack, and daughter Audrey.

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