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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

Vape store owners speak out following Governor's ban

The Governor announced in a press conference that he wanted to ban Flavored E-Cigarettes.

Rome City Schools chooses Pyramid to Market Stanwix School site

The board of education at Rome City schools has authorized its legal counsel to proceed with contract negotiations with the Pyramid Brokerage Company.

Governor Cuomo to ban flavored E-Cigarettes in New York

Governor Cuomo pushes to ban flavored E-Cigarettes in New York.

St Jude's Hospital raises money for cancer with 4th annual walk/run

Just over 150 turned out on Saturday to take part in the 4th annual St Jude's Run and Walk.

Griffiss holds public open house event

Many remember the days when you needed an armed escort to enter Grifiss, but today the whole community of Rome had the opportunity to get an idea of what was happening at Griffiss Tech Park.

3 arrested on animal abuse charges at Waterville animal shelter

Members with the CNY SPCA said that 60 dogs, 3 cats, and a bird have been rescued from an animal shelter in Waterville.

Holy Trinity Church welcomes the Polish community

Holy Trinity Church hosted hundreds of locals from the community looking to get a taste of the area's rich Polish Culture.

Mediterranean Festival makes for a flavorful weekend

Sunday wrapped up a very positive and flavorful weekend for the 2019 Mediterranean Festival. The St. George Orthodox Church in New Hartford was where the festival took place.

Boil water advisory in Clark Mills, Westmoreland

A water main break on the Seneca Turnpike had many in the areas of Clinton and Clark Mills without water. The Mohawk Valley Water Authority placed the area around Clark Mills on a boil water advisory.

UPDATE: 1st day of school delayed for Oneonta City Schools

The Oneonta City School district has already used 2 snow days after construction postpones the start of the school year.

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