Kristen Copeland

Kristen produces and anchors the Live at Five Newshour and anchors NEWSChannel 2 at 6:00.

Title: Anchor
kcopeland@wktv.com

Born and raised in the Greater Utica area, Kristen Copeland grew up watching WKTV NEWSChannel 2. In fact, she's never lived out of the viewing area. Kristen graduated from New Hartford High School in 2001 and SUNY Oneonta in 2005.

Kristen officially joined the NEWSChannel 2 team in 2005 but first drove up Smith Hill Road as an intern in 2000. She's worked on various newscasts starting as a producer of NEWSChannel 2 at Daybreak and Sunrise. From there, Kristen was named anchor of NEWSChannel 2 Weekend Today and then, NEWSChannel 2 Weekend. For the last decade and counting, Kristen has produced and anchored the Live at Five Newshour and anchored NEWSChannel 2 at 6:00.

If you have a story to share or to request a Newstalk spot, email Kristen at kcopeland@wktv.com.

If you just want to say hi, you can find Kristen on Twitter @Kris10Copeland or on Facebook @KristenCopelandWKTV

Recent Posts by Kristen Copeland

Airbrb is an option for Cooperstown hosts and renters alike

As the Baseball Hall of Fame and Cooperstown community prepare for what’s expected to be one of the largest induction weekend turnouts ever, you could cash in on the need for guest accommodations by becoming an Airbrb host.

Bridge removed, Canal Reopened

The Higginsville Road Bridge, in Verona, is removed from the Erie Canal. Boat traffic resumes.

Ilion firefighters stop flames from spreading

Ilion firefighters stopped flames from spreading in a home on East Main Street. Firefighters were called to 252 East Main Street at 11:30 p.m. Friday. The cause is still under investigation.

CNY Memorial Stair Climb draws hundreds

The CNY Memorial Stair Climb honors the first responders who were killed while saving lives in the 9-11 terrorist attacks. More than 400 local first responders, including firefighters, police officers and EMS personnel, climb the steps of the State Office Building, in Utica.

Special Metals union employees set to strike

Approximately 220 employees of Special Metals plan to hit the picket line at midnight.

Fire destroys school bus in Trenton

The driver was not injured, but the fire caused a lot of damage.

NEWSTALK: Mobile Screening Coach

The Cancer Services Program will offer free mammograms, pap tests and pelvic exams Thursday, August 29.

Don's Meat Shop reopens after June fire

One month after a fire at Don's Meat Shop, in Laurens, the business is back open. From the moment the flames broke out, Don Toombs said he would reopen.

NEWSTALK: Project Fibonacci STEAM Conference

Project Fibonacci is taking everyone to Mars this summer. The annual STEAM conference is taking place July 28 - August 3. The event focuses on how we will live on Mars once we travel there.

GTD 2019: Lucas Russell

Lucas Russell, of Whitesboro, was not selected as part of the 2019 Go the Distance team but he showed up anyway. Lucas ran every week, three times a week, for 12 weeks and earned a spot as the honorary member of this year's class.

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Cases: 2059485

Reported Deaths: 52483
CountyCasesDeaths
Kings27411410192
Queens2714419760
Suffolk1978663354
Nassau1809923153
Bronx1795276486
New York1355594402
Westchester1280662260
Erie868971760
Richmond731951781
Monroe645691055
Orange47390810
Rockland46388952
Onondaga37416668
Dutchess28816442
Albany24212348
Oneida21950502
Niagara19270344
Broome18057354
Saratoga14863164
Ulster13576250
Schenectady12778195
Rensselaer10957139
Putnam1045691
Chautauqua8670139
Chemung7408134
Oswego726790
Ontario718692
Steuben6580143
Sullivan642571
St. Lawrence638596
Cayuga608592
Jefferson570766
Wayne549467
Cattaraugus543385
Genesee5248121
Herkimer5023107
Clinton472033
Madison440088
Fulton423390
Livingston423058
Tompkins416050
Montgomery4106121
Columbia3913100
Cortland365260
Tioga360161
Warren349757
Wyoming342151
Otsego333447
Allegany332984
Chenango332276
Greene327175
Washington299455
Orleans296783
Lewis256934
Franklin249612
Delaware227637
Seneca194556
Schoharie161616
Essex154626
Yates114426
Schuyler102214
Hamilton3032
Unassigned15277
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