John Moore

John Moore

First@5 Anchor


John is a native of St. Lawrence County and graduate of Lisbon Central.

Holding a degree in journalism from SUNY Morrisville and a degree in political science from SUNY Buffalo, John began his career at WSLB radio in Ogdensburg before moving to television and another radio position in Watertown.

A staple of Channel 50 for several years, John comes to Channel 7 with a history of North Country experiences and an wealth of local knowledge.

Recent Articles by John

  Watertown fire sends one to hospital

  People head outdoors to enjoy beautiful March day

Regal Cinemas to reopen nationally in April, Watertown’s theater may open later

Jefferson County: 41 percent of eligible residents have gotten COVID vaccine

  Schumer: many Americans will see stimulus checks in 2 weeks or so

  The importance of uncovering fire hydrants hidden in snowbanks

  Village of Heuvelton receives state historic preservation award

  Bishop prays for calm, civility in wake of Capitol violence

  COVID claims life of local Catholic priest

This Christmas Eve, listen for the sounds of ‘Silent’

  State to close Watertown Correctional Facility in 2021

NY Senators want extra water released at Moses-Saunders Power Dam

Ogdensburg lawmakers to vote on city manager appointment, charter referendum

Firefighters battle blaze at home in Brasher Center

  88 year old steps down after decades on Hammond, BOCES school boards

Archaeologists to investigate Horse Island’s role in War of 1812

Punkin Chunkin, other events canceled in Clayton due to pandemic

  Assembly minority leader wants to limit Cuomo’s expanded powers during pandemic

  Border separates man in St. Lawrence County from wife, kids in Canada

  Sinkhole closes part of Watertown street

  Stefanik: governor’s order to send upstate hospital equipment downstate is “of grave concern”

  Cuomo says there’s a ‘conceptual agreement’ on a state budget

  Union: not enough being done protect corrections officers, inmates from COVID-19

  Congresswoman Stefanik speaks out about COVID-19 testing, impact on economy

  SUNY to use distance learning for rest of spring semester due to COVID-19

  Corrections officer gets surprise retirement party

  129 Canadians quarantined for coronavirus just across border from Massena

Watertown building now a pile of rubble

Fire destroys repair shop at Lewis County farm

NY to sue US over its ouster from trusted traveler programs