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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: 366733

Reported Deaths: 29529
CountyConfirmedDeaths
New York City20105121415
Nassau401402114
Suffolk393591871
Westchester332931357
Rockland13076626
Orange10325443
Erie5886504
Dutchess3867138
Monroe2824198
Onondaga2054127
Albany181476
Ulster165874
Sullivan135130
Putnam123658
Niagara98463
Oneida95946
Schenectady67629
Broome54544
Rensselaer46928
Saratoga46811
Columbia38032
Madison31010
Warren25326
Steuben24141
Greene23618
Washington23113
Orleans21233
St. Lawrence2012
Ontario2019
Fulton20018
Genesee1974
Tompkins1560
Chemung1361
Tioga12621
Chenango1260
Livingston1187
Wayne1123
Oswego1073
Herkimer1063
Clinton954
Cattaraugus850
Cayuga841
Montgomery824
Wyoming825
Chautauqua814
Delaware784
Jefferson720
Otsego705
Seneca560
Schoharie490
Allegany450
Yates396
Cortland390
Essex360
Lewis200
Franklin200
Schuyler110
Hamilton50
Unassigned00
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