Joleen Ferris

Joleen Ferris is a reporter for NEWSChannel 2 and has been with WKTV for nearly 20 years.

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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.

Recent Posts by Joleen Ferris

Tenants in two Utica complexes plagued by problems

People living in two Utica apartment complexes say they're concerned about potentially dangerous conditions.

Ilion pizzeria offers free lunch to children in need

Putting food on the table isn't always easy, especially during the summer when school lunch programs aren't offered.

Utica murder: Police investigate; D.A. braces for possible defense

"The headline is out there, 'boyfriend kills girlfriend and posts photograph on social media' and most people think the investigation is complete and it's done and over with," says District Attorney Scott McNamara,

CBD oil grabs attention at Boilermaker Health Expo

CBD (Cannabidiol) oil is an extract from the cannabis plant, and is said to have many medical uses.

Woodstock 50 files appeal, reapplication, with town

Representatives from Woodstock 50, complete with their own videographer recording the whole process, walked into the Vernon Town Offices shortly after 10:00 this morning...

NYS Attorney General in Utica to announce Zombie 2.0 funds

If you told Joe Cucharale, Sr., of east Utica, last week, that the New York State Attorney General would be admiring his backyard Wednesdsay afternoon, he might not have believed you.

Woodstock planning forges ahead; 1st responders express concern

The CEO of Amcare Ambulance, in Rome, remembers Woodstock '99 well.

Testimony: Witness identifies North Carolina man as intruder in Utica shooting

The victim, 36-year-old Willie Jefferson’s girlfriend, took the stand Wednesday after an arraignment quickly turned into a felony hearing.

Planning, preps, underway for Woodstock 50th anniversary show

While Woodstock promoters await the required mass-gathering permit from the NYS Department of Health, local law enforcement is proceeding as though the 50th anniversary festival is happening at Vernon Downs.

'Epic' merger helps MVHS streamline operations of patient records

A doctor with MVHS says what he thinks is the greatest benefit of the new system-smoother patient transfers to other hospitals.

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