Erin Bischoff

Erin Bischoff

Assignment Manager


Erin joined the news team as a reporter in December 2016. She became assignment manager in July 2020.

Erin graduated from SUNY Oswego in May 2016 with a B.A. in Broadcasting and Mass Communication and a minor in Business Administration. While at Oswego, Erin was involved with the student-run television station, WTOP-10, where she served as the news assignment manager her senior year and had experience as an anchor, reporter and producer.

Erin was born and raised in Rochester, NY. That’s where she first got the bug for TV news with internships at WHEC-TV and 13-WHAM. Erin started her career in news at Time Warner Cable News in Syracuse as a News Assistant.

When she isn’t reporting, Erin loves to travel, play the guitar or ukelele, and spend time with family and friends.

Erin would love to hear from you. If you have a story idea or just want to say hi, please feel free to contact her! E-mail Erin Bischoff at

Recent Articles by Erin

  Fort Drum reports progress with COVID vaccinations

St. Lawrence Health System is hub for COVID vaccine distribution

Girl Scout cookies for sale in Price Chopper stores

  Outdoor dining on the menu for some, a tall order for others

  Watertown’s former city manager still gets legal representation by city attorney

  COVID-19 keeps Ogdensburg couple stuck in Italy

  Small business owners voice frustration over lack of state guidance on reopening

  North country on track for phase two of reopening

  Local educators face less funding, more costs & challenges

  Lewis County: take COVID-19 test results seriously despite apparent false positives

  What the fall semester could look like at north country colleges

  Jefferson County officials report ‘alarming’ suspected overdose activity

  Who can and can’t get tested for COVID-19

  The staggering cost of testing Lewis County nursing home workers

  North country ‘ecstatic’ over getting green light to partially reopen

  As COVID-19 testing kits arrive, local leaders hope region will partially reopen Friday

  What it takes to start reopening north country region by Friday

  Bravo Italiano Festival canceled, other events hold out hope at Watertown arena

  Jefferson County Local Development Corporation offering more emergency business loans

  Local brewery raising support for hospitality industry

  Lewis County Fair canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

  Watertown woman starts puzzle exchange

  Teacher brings music lessons to students’ front yard

  More than a month later, Lowville business still hasn’t seen unemployment help

  Watertown’s zoo holds out hope despite no apparent city funding

  Praying during pandemic

  Elective surgeries still in limbo

  Local veterinarian weighs in on pet safety after cats test positive for COVID-19

  Gas prices dip below $2 per gallon in north country

  Local hospitals pleased they can resume elective surgeries