Jeff Cole

Jeff Cole

7News This Evening Anchor


After 14 years of waking up the north country as anchor of 7News This Morning, Jeff Cole began anchoring our 6 p.m. evening news on May 1, 2017.

A West Carthage native, Jeff chose to return to the North Country to work with the very people he grew up watching on television at a station that has a 60-year, storied-history of on-air excellence and community commitment.  He's added to WWNY's journalism merit by being honored with awards from the Associated Press and NYS Broadcasters Association.  And from Jeff's creation of a Habitat for Humanity project on what was once his family's business/land, called "Braman's Block," to emceeing several fundraisers, you can understand how he feels it's important to be involved in the community.  

Outside of the TV station, Jeff enjoys being outside to go kayaking, hiking, working out and then relaxing by the pool.  

Recent Articles by Jeff

Akwesasne Mohawk police seize 282 pounds of marijuana

Butler sworn in as Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army

  Fort Drum’s fire department seeks help

  YMCA could have to move more quickly to buy old call center building

Memorial, ceremony set up for Indian River students who died in crash

Army warns of fake text messages

  New owner relieved about Jreck Subs sale

General Mark Milley: “We will follow the laws of armed conflict”

  Watertown mayor, judge meet about second city courtroom

Great American building sold, new grocery store planned

Report on Watertown city manager won’t be presented Monday

Will Watertown lawmakers borrow money for Thompson Park pool project?

President Trump declares October storm a federal disaster

  Gillibrand: ‘I’m concerned’ about report on Afghanistan war

  General Brown hosts holiday concert for senior citizens

Fort Drum soldiers deploying to Afghanistan in 2020

ACCO to lay off fewer workers than originally thought

One woman still critical after Watertown fire

CEO of Ollie’s Bargain Outlet dies at 61

Race for 21st Congressional District heats up with Twitter war, PAC ad

Whooping cough cases rise in Jefferson County

  New owner of Jreck Subs was loyal customer in high school

Jreck Subs gets new owner

  Jefferson County sees 10 possible drug overdose deaths since October

Complaint against city manager to be investigated next week

Tuesday’s cold goes down in record books

Work extends Black River Trail

Sign unveiled for new Harrisville Recycling Transfer Station

Black River receding after setting another record

Cuomo expected in Clayton Thursday