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

  Flowers & brunch: How many are celebrating their moms this Mother’s Day

  Landlord says drugs, needles, mess led to eviction of man living under bridge

  Man living under Lewis County bridge shares his story of struggle

  LaFargeville Central School returns to full in-person learning, but with changes

  LaFargeville goes yellow on what would have been fallen firefighter’s 22nd birthday

  Firefighters gather in Adams for flashover fire training

  Spring clean up spruces up Minna Anthony Common Nature Center

  Hundreds come together to pay tribute to Maxine Quigg & Terry O’Brien

  JCC vaccination clinic ending; doses going mobile in Jefferson, Lewis counties

  Steps for suicide prevention in Ogdensburg Sunday

  Judge’s legacy lives on through community fund

  Behind the scenes look at soldiers’ live fire training

  Survey shows decline in St. Lawrence County residents’ outlook, finances

  Crews remove ice from Watertown’s arena

  Watertown city officials seek public’s help updating zoning laws

  Massena native accepted into the Marine Corps Band

Crash in the Town of Champion knocks down wires

  Bonnie Castle Resort says PPP helped keep it in business during pandemic

  Season’s first bingo night brings friends back together

  North country native is first active duty soldier to test Army COVID vaccine

  Push underway to get farm workers vaccinated against COVID-19

  Ogdensburg Diocese holds healing mass for sexual abuse survivors

Financial help on the way for small bars & restaurants hard hit by pandemic

  Officials consider traffic light for crash-prone Watertown intersection

  Health center works to bring vaccine to remote areas

  What happens to fire & police training facilities on now-closed prison property?

  Sunrise service at the drive-in

  How Jefferson County plans to meet challenge of vaccinating teens

  Lewis County Health System offering virtual birthing classes

  Flooding closes Lewis County road