Zhane Caldwell

Zhane Caldwell is a multimedia journalist for WKTV.

Title: Multimedia journalist

Zhane Caldwell is a multimedia journalist for WKTV. She joined the WKTV team in October 2017. Zhane graduated cum laude from East Carolina University with a bachelor’s degree in communications.

While earning her degree, Zhane served as an ambassador for ECU’s School of Communication, took on a role as content manager for her school’s digital news outlet, and played a key role in contributing to the startup of her school’s only TV news platform, where she worked as a reporter.

Before working for WKTV, Zhane interned for the CBS affiliate in Greenville, North Carolina and served as a freelance production assistant for ESPN. She is also a proud member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

When Zhane isn’t working, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, and volunteering.

Zhane believes it is the role of a journalist to keep the public well-informed and to tell stories that affect their communities. The Syracuse native is excited to return to Upstate New York and is thrilled to help tell YOUR stories! If you have story ideas, let Zhane know by emailing her at zcaldwell@wktv.com.

Recent Posts by Zhane Caldwell

Paying tribute to Utica Councilman Bill Phillips

Family, loved ones and the community gathered Thursday to pay their respects to the late Utica councilman Bill Philips at his calling hours.

Tractor Supply Company Distribution Center officially opens for business in Frankfort

The company is in the midst of bringing in new jobs and economic growth to the area.

Schuyler town officials discuss next steps in proposed water district

Surveys show a majority of property owners in East Schuyler are in support of creating a water district with the village of Ilion.

Parents voice concerns about possible closing of Forestport Elementary School

The community came out to Boonville Elementary School in droves Tuesday to voice their concerns about the possible closure of Forestport Elementary School.

Utica residents say they want change in the city at campaign kickoff event

Candidates running for several different elected positions in Utica gathered in Cornhill Thursday for a campaign kickoff event.

Local vet talks tackling veteran homelessness in Oneida County

A local veteran is sharing his thoughts on ending veteran homelessness, following Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente’s state of the county address where he announced his plan to end veteran homelessness by 2022.

Oneonta Common Council holds public hearing for rail yards project

The Oneonta Common Council meeting took place immediately after the Mayor Gary Herzig state of the city address Tuesday.

Oneonta mayor discusses revitalization in State of the City address

The address starts at 7 p.m. at the Foothills Performing Arts Center to accommodate a larger crowd.

Increased patrols at New York Mills School

Sheriff’s deputies made extra patrols at New York Mills Union Free School Monday, following a snapchat threat investigation over the weekend.

Former Cooperstown police chief in need of kidney transplant, community rallies with GoFundMe

After nearly a year-long battle with end-stage renal failure, former Cooperstown police chief Michael Covert is in need of a kidney transplant.

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