Kelly McCarthy


Kelly McCarthy joined the Action News team in September 2012. She is a graduate of Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication with a Bachelor of Science Degree. She majored in Broadcast Journalism and minored in Global Political Economy.

She is originally from Gilbertsville, N.Y. in the beautiful Butternut Valley. Kelly graduated from Gilbertsville- Mt. Upton Central School in 2008.

Kelly proudly bleeds orange. She was a middle distance runner on Syracuse University’s track team, where she ran the 400 meter dash and the 800 meter run. She looks forward to joining in on road races and morning runs with those in the Binghamton area.

During her time in Syracuse, Kelly found her passion for reporting local news. She is excited to start her career in the Southern Tier and to learn more about the community she now calls home.

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