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.
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