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.

Confirmed Cases: 418928

Reported Deaths: 32756
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New York City22691423563
Suffolk436301998
Nassau435342194
Westchester361071447
Rockland13918674
Orange11127491
Erie8737671
Monroe4868285
Dutchess4582153
Onondaga3535200
Albany2565128
Oneida2117115
Ulster204591
Sullivan148548
Niagara147098
Putnam144463
Broome109469
Schenectady105037
Rensselaer75830
Saratoga74717
Columbia53437
Madison40917
Ontario35534
Warren30433
Orleans29754
Steuben29742
Fulton29124
Greene29018
Genesee2745
Herkimer2684
St. Lawrence2634
Washington25614
Oswego2513
Wayne2493
Chautauqua2449
Tompkins2320
Chenango2126
Tioga19325
Livingston1738
Montgomery1694
Chemung1653
Cattaraugus1646
Cayuga1512
Jefferson1400
Clinton1274
Otsego1155
Wyoming1155
Delaware1044
Cortland940
Seneca863
Allegany781
Schoharie690
Yates567
Essex550
Franklin520
Lewis390
Schuyler220
Hamilton80
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