John Friot has been a WWNY TV photojournalist for the last 25 years.
He is a 1973 Regents graduate of Knox Memorial Central School in Russell.
He attended Onondaga Community College majoring in Radio/Television.
John worked in radio for several years beginning his career at WIGS in Gouverneur and then as News Director at WSLB in Ogdensburg.
He spent four years in the print media as a county reporter for the Ogdensburg Journal/Advance News and as Editor of the weekly St. Lawrence Plaindealer.
John is an avid hockey fan and enjoys spending time with his family, collecting music and reading.
John and his wife, Bonnie, are the parents of three children and three grandchildren.
Sunday, June 26, 2016, Watertown, NY