John Pirsos

John Pirsos



John Pirsos joined the 7 News team in September 2020. He was born and raised in northern New Jersey and graduated from Seton Hall University in 2018 with a major in broadcasting and a minor in journalism. In May 2020, he received his master’s degree in communications from New York Institute of Technology.

While at Seton Hall, John covered Seton Hall’s athletic programs for the student-run radio station. In grad school, he worked in the athletic department, broadcasting all of the team’s games, interviewing players and coaches, and emceeing the department’s functions. But now he is excited to make the transition to news reporting.

In his free time, John likes to work out at the gym, watch sports and listen to classic rock.

Recent Articles by John

  Fort Drum soldier anonymously donates nine Thanksgiving meals for North Country families

  Saving Christmas by thwarting porch pirates

  Fort Drum: 30 percent of Jefferson County’s active COVID cases are linked to Army post

  Gouverneur girl’s Make-A-Wish dream comes true

  A Lisbon angler gets an unexpected lucky catch

  When it comes to COVID cases, local officials warn the worst may be yet to come

  Four north country charities split $100,000

Truck destroyed by fire caused by downed power lines

  More COVID-19 cases and changes, the last 7 days in the north country

  Dance World is keeping afloat after water damaged studio

  Watertown’s School Daze closing store, going completely online

  Local brewery helps food bank feed people for the holidays

  A week summed up, the last 7 days with COVID-19

  Local pharmacy tries to make enrollment easier for Medicare plan

  Sheriff’s deputy writes children’s book about his K-9

  Local officials watch with concern as COVID cases rise

  101 year old Watertown woman, who first voted in 1940, heads to the polls

Plows ready for coming snowfall

  Buckle up! New seatbelt law in effect

  Trump caravan parades through Watertown Sunday

  Love’s travel stop could be coming to area off Route 81