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Brent Kearney

Brent was born and raised in Liverpool, New York and joined the NewsChannel 2 team in October of 2018.

Title: Multimedia Journalist

Brent Kearney is a Multimedia Journalist for WKTV.

Brent was born and raised in Liverpool, New York and joined the NewsChannel 2 team in October of 2018.

He received his bachelor’s degree in television-radio from the Roy. H Park School of Communications at Ithaca College in 2018. He also received his Associate’s Degree from Onondaga Community College in 2016.

While at Ithaca College, Brent anchored and reported for the school’s student run news program, NewsWatch. He interned for a documentary production company called Rugged Entertainment in Los Angeles, and also interned at NewsChannel 9 in Syracuse.

In his free time Brent enjoys spending time with his friends and family and being outdoors. He is also a huge racing and car fan.

If you have a story idea that you want to tell Brent about you can email him at

Recent Posts by Brent Kearney

Man charged with murder in death of Utica teen

21-year-old Brandon Clark has officially been charged with second-degree homicide in the murder of 17-year-old Bianca Devins.

2019 Boilermaker recap

As the 2019 Boilermaker road race came to a close, thousands packed the Saranac Brewery for the after party.

Military flyover scheduled for Boilermaker post-race party

For the first time in 10 years, the Boilermaker post-race party will have a military flyover consisting of two F-16 fighter jets.

Neighbors praying for closure for family after second body pulled from Oneida Lake

Oneida County sheriff's deputies have released the name of the person who they pulled from the water shortly after 6 a.m.

Search continues for missing man on Oneida Lake

Search efforts move from rescue to recovery for missing man on Oneida Lake.

Artists create masterpieces using heavy machinery

Music filled the air and art lined the sidewalks on Friday for the Munson-Williams Sidewalk Art Show.

Oneida County Sheriff's Department to increase patrols on the water

As the Fourth of July holiday approaches, the sheriff's department announced that it will be increasing patrols on the water.

Rome resident celebrating her 106th birthday

Rome Trump supporter celebrating her 106th birthday.

Youngs Road reopens following Vernon pickup truck crash

A portion of Youngs road in Vernon was shut down for several hours following an accident.

Law Enforcement stressing safety as 4th of July approaches

Sheriff's Department stressing safety as the Fourth of July approaches.

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