Meet the 12 News Team

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  • Candace Chapman

    Candace Chapman

    She has lived and worked in the Twin Tiers since 1994 when she came to WBNG as the anchor of Action News This Morning.

    She has lived and worked in the Twin Tiers since 1994 when she came to WBNG as the anchor of Action News This Morning.

  • Michael Schwartz

    Michael Schwartz

    Michael Schwartz joined the 12 News team in September 2016 as a Weeknight News Anchor and Sports Reporter.

    Michael Schwartz joined the 12 News team in September 2016 as a Weeknight News Anchor and Sports Reporter.

  • Claire Kerr

    Claire Kerr

    Claire Kerr is co-anchor of 12 News This Morning. She joined the 12 News team in May 2016 as a reporter.

    Claire Kerr is co-anchor of 12 News This Morning. She joined the 12 News team in May 2016 as a reporter.

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  • Josh Martin

    Josh Martin

    Josh Martin is a reporter for the 12 News "Digging Deeper" segments. He joined the team in August of 2014 as a multimedia journalist.

    Josh Martin is a reporter for the 12 News "Digging Deeper" segments. He joined the team in August of 2014 as a multimedia journalist.

  • Monika Hammer

    Monika Hammer

    Monika Hammer joined the WBNG team in May of 2016, She graduated from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University in 2016.

    Monika Hammer joined the WBNG team in May of 2016, She graduated from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University in 2016.

  • Esperanza Gutierrez

    Esperanza Gutierrez

    Esperanza Gutierrez began as a Quintern, then a part-time employee while in her senior of college and now a full-time multimedia journalist with 12 News.

    Esperanza Gutierrez began as a Quintern, then a part-time employee while in her senior of college and now a full-time multimedia journalist with 12 News.

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  • Howard Manges

    Howard Manges

    Chief Meteorologist Howard Manges began his career in broadcasting as a part-time meteorologist in Rochester, NY. In November 2009, he moved to Binghamton to begin his full time career at WBNG-TV.

    Chief Meteorologist Howard Manges began his career in broadcasting as a part-time meteorologist in Rochester, NY. In November 2009, he moved to Binghamton to begin his full time career at WBNG-TV.

  • Brian Schroeder

    Brian Schroeder

    Brian Schroeder is the meteorologist for 12 News This Morning and 12 News at Noon. He is originally from Minnesota.

    Brian Schroeder is the meteorologist for 12 News This Morning and 12 News at Noon. He is originally from Minnesota.

  • Nathan Hopper

    Nathan Hopper

    Nathan joined the Storm Track 12 Weather Team in June of 2016 and he’s excited to call the beautiful Southern Tier his new home.

    Nathan joined the Storm Track 12 Weather Team in June of 2016 and he’s excited to call the beautiful Southern Tier his new home.

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  • Larry Burneal

    Larry Burneal

    Larry Burneal joined the 12 Sports team in February 2016 as the Sports Director. He completed graduate school at Syracuse University in August 2013.

    Larry Burneal joined the 12 Sports team in February 2016 as the Sports Director. He completed graduate school at Syracuse University in August 2013.

  • Tyler Feldman

    Tyler Feldman

    Tyler Feldman joined the 12 Sports team in May 2016 as a reporter and weekend anchor after graduating from Penn State University.

    Tyler Feldman joined the 12 Sports team in May 2016 as a reporter and weekend anchor after graduating from Penn State University.

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