Brent Kearney is a Multimedia Journalist for WKTV.
Brent was born and raised in Liverpool, N.Y. and joined the NewsChannel 2 team in October of 2018.
While at WKTV, he has reported on some of the area’s biggest stories, including extensive coverage of the Halloween floods of 2019. He even had the chance to take a ride of a lifetime in a Russian l-39 Albatros over the Mohawk Valley.
Brent 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, Calif. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Clinton Pool welcomed back swimmers for the first time on Sunday. The pool's opening was delayed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
As many fireworks displays and public gatherings for the 4th of July have been canceled, many boaters are flocking to the waterway to celebrate.
First responders expecting a busy 4th of July weekend. As law enforcement expects an increase in complaint calls, State fire officials are urging those that do use fireworks to be safe.
SUNY Oneonta released guidelines for bringing students back to campus for the Fall semester. Dr. Barbara Jean Morris said the college studied 7 different scenarios before ending up with the one they have now.
The State Bowling Center in Ilion is for sale. The building has been a staple in the community since the late 1940s. Owner Rodney Brown said his decision to sell has nothing to do with the current pandemic
Bowling Alleys, like many businesses are in limbo waiting for guidance from Albany on when they can reopen. Adirondack Lanes and Diner owner Fitz Hardiman said he's confused about how phase 4 does not include his business.
The American Dairy Association Northeast partnered with Oneida County on Tuesday to hold a food and milk drive-thru giveaway at Utica College.
Enchanted Forest Water Safari in Old Forge is preparing to reopen its doors on Saturday, June 27th. There will be a few extra rules that greet park-goers at the gate.
2 restaurants are now on Oneida County's list for possible exposures of COVID-19. Its one of the first times its happened since restaurants were forced to shut down in March.
The Oneida County Tourism office reported the Boilermaker Road Race brings in between 7-10 million dollars in revenue each year.
County data is updated nightly.
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