Natalie Kucko

Natalie Kucko

Weekend Anchor, Reporter


Natalie Kucko joined the news team as a reporter in May 2017.

Natalie was born and raised in Rochester, New York. She graduated from St. Bonaventure University in 2017 with a B.A. in journalism and mass communication. At St. Bonaventure, Natalie was involved with the student-run television station, SBU-TV, where she served as an anchor, reporter and producer. She also worked with the campus radio station, WSBU 88.3 The Buzz, as a news director and later as station manager.

Natalie grew to love the news business after interning at WROC-TV and WHAM-TV in her hometown of Rochester.

When she's not reporting, Natalie enjoys singing, traveling and spending time with friends and family.

If you have a story idea, you can e-mail Natalie at or follow her on Twitter @NatalieKucko.

Recent Articles by Natalie

  Narcan use goes up as overdoses spike in Jefferson County

  Renzi Foodservice expands home delivery service

  What schools are planning now after Cuomo allows graduations with restrictions

  Local medical professionals take part in ‘White Coats for Black Lives’ movement

  Local businesses adapt as they reopen under NY’s Phase 2

  Potsdam rallies peacefully Sunday

  Canadian border restrictions separate a mother from her kids in St. Lawrence County

  Local schools gear up for distance learning for summer classes

  Watertown farmers market resumes next week with restrictions

  How JCC prepared for virtual graduation

  Area nursing homes gear up for new COVID-19 guidelines

  North country hospitals getting million$ in federal funding

  Watertown’s proposed budget cuts CAPC funding, but lawmaker has an idea

  Watertown’s fire chief braces for loss of firefighter under city’s budget

  Two people escape safely in Massena apartment fire

  Watertown removes ash tree due to insect infestation

  COVID-19 leaves local tourism industry in limbo

  Watertown Urban Mission to give away 7,500 masks Saturday

  Lowville American Legion feeds essential workers at cookout

  Watertown’s hospital rolls out rapid COVID-19 testing

  Fort Drum soldiers answer call for COVID-19 response in New Jersey

  How to properly wear a face mask

  Fondly remembering Carolyn Fitzpatrick

  Locals file for unemployment, wait for an answer

  Pollster talks about ‘striking’ findings of COVID-19 survey

  Jefferson, Lewis Counties identifying helicopter landing zones to transport supplies downstate

  Local Republican lawmakers criticize new state budget

  Local lawmakers feeling pressure as state budget deadline looms during pandemic

  With loss of sales tax, Watertown’s mayor sees tough budget year

  Laid off? You have health insurance options