John Pirsos

John Pirsos

Reporter

WWNY

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

  Restrictions could hamper arts & entertainment venues once they reopen

  Record amount of vaccine flows into area as state marks anniversary of first COVID case

  From motocross to snocross, people take to Town of Greig track

  Nursing homes to welcome visitors beginning Friday

  Museum displays 10th Mountain Division’s rich history

County fairs making a comeback? It’s too soon to tell

  A shot for brighter days at JCC, more than 1,000 receive their 2nd dose

  Deferiet: No trash pickup Monday, village offices closed

  Texans with north country ties describe food supply challenges in wake of storms

  Powerless in Texas: people with north country ties share their struggle

  Association Island’s new owner plans more development

  “He made everyone part of the family.” Dexter firefighters remember Glenn “Stub” Heise

  Under new ownership, what’s next for Association Island?

  Fort Drum family excited to watch relative prove he’s “Tough as Nails”

  Zoo fundraiser invites you to name a cockroach after your ex

  Super Bowl business has pizzerias busy

  200 get COVID shots at Jefferson County’s new mass vaccination site

  Cape Vincent plans projects to minimize shoreline flood damage

  Busy day for winter weather helpers

  Communication issues appear to be improving at Carthage nursing home

  Nearly 1,000 given the Pfizer vaccine at JCC

Adams Center crash injures 2 people

  Watertown’s Zoo New York is celebrating 100th anniversary with a nod to the past

  Watertown firefighters donate jackets to kids as part of Operation Warm

  Fort Drum’s annual baby shower goes virtual

  Traffic concerns surround proposed Chick-fil-A

  Families complain about lack of communication during COVID outbreak at Carthage nursing home

How businesses fare as fans prep for the Bills AFC Championship game

This week’s fresh snow on the Tug Hill has trails busy

  Foods that can help boost your immune system