Karys Belger Biography
Karys Belger is an American news reporter. She is a general assignment reporter with WGRZ-TV in Buffalo, NY. Karys’ professional career began right after Northwestern when she went to work for WFTX in Fort Myers, Florida. While there she immediately began reporting on the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. She also reported on the use of internet technology in human trafficking and the effects of the opioid crisis on various populations in Southwest Florida.
Karys Belger Age
Belger was born in Washington D.C. and raised in Maryland. Details of her age and birthday are under review.
Karys Belger Parents | Family
In addition, Karys was born in Washington D.C. and raised in Maryland by two news-junkie parents. Details of her parent’s names and other family members are currently under review.
Karys Belger Education
She attended Spelman College where she was one of only 20 women selected for the Bonner Scholars Program. Karys received her masters From the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and also attended the Queen Mary University of London.
At Medill, Karys reported at the White House and on Capitol Hill. Belger was one of only a few student reporters sent on assignment to Havana, Cuba. She also provided coverage for news stations in North Dakota, Arkansas, Tennessee, and Georgia.
Karys Belger Career
Belger’s professional career began right after Northwestern when she went to work for WFTX in Fort Myers, Florida where she immediately began reporting on the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Karys also reported on the use of internet technology in human trafficking and the effects of the opioid crisis on various populations in Southwest Florida.
In October 2018, Karys traded her flip flops for snow boots to join the team at Channel 2. You can catch her in the mornings on Tuesdays and Saturdays and in the evenings on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. Karys is also the first digital reporter for the team. You can also watch Karys’ work anytime on WGRZ.com.
Karys is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists. When she’s not on-air, you’ll most likely catch her at the library or in a bookstore. She is a former dancer and an avid theater enthusiast.
Karys Belger Husband
The famous reporter has managed to keep her love life under a low key. She has not disclosed to the public her marital status. Belger is possibly single. Moreover, there are no reports of Karys having any children as of now.
Karys Belger Articles
Bark Bash at Knox Farm State Park
wgrz.com — LOCAL The event features activities for pets and their owners, including a fashion show, costume contest, and agility activities. Author: Karys Belger Published: 8:08 AM EDT August 3, 2019, Updated: 8:12 AM EDT August 3, 2019, The 4th Annual Bark Bash is happening at Knox Farm State Park on Saturday morning.
New app connects local farmers and businesses
wgrz.com — BUSINESS Restaurants and caterers get fresher produce quicker with Produce Peddlers. KENMORE, N.Y. — A new mobile app developed in Buffalo is helping Western New York farmers get their produce to local businesses faster. The app is called Produce Peddlers, and it was launched by Gary and Gina Wiezorek in June of 2019. The app allows farmers to list the products they have for sale.
Assemblymember Monica Wallace calls for autism sign approval
NEWS Local advocates agree signs would help families and drivers. AMHERST, New York — New York State Assemblywoman Monica Wallace made a bold statement Thursday in favor of road signs alerting drivers when autistic children are nearby.
Suspect indicted in crash that killed a 94-year-old woman
CRIME Edward Harris faces 25 years in prison if convicted TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. — The man accused of driving into a senior housing complex in the Town of Tonawanda in March appeared in court Monday. According to the Erie County District Attorney’s office, Edward Harris, 33, was speeding on Oakridge Avenue when he crashed into the Ken-Ton Presbyterian Village Apartments.
New playground installed at Mayors Park in North Tonawanda
wgrz.com — NEWS Nearly 200 volunteers painted signs and games on the concrete, built new picnic tables to help fill the empty space along the riverfront. NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. — It was a community effort this morning to make sure kids in North Tonawanda have a safe place to play all year round. Starting at 8 a.m. Saturday, almost 60 volunteers got to work installing a brand new playset designed by the organization KaBoom, specifically for Mayors Park.
Hochul gives an update on four unsigned New York gun bills
NEWS She says they ‘have to be very closely analyzed by our legal council department to ensure that when they become law, that they are not struck down.’ LOCKPORT, N.Y. — Governor Cuomo still hasn’t signed four gun control measures passed by both the State Senate and Assembly. Among other things, these bills would keep everyone, except for law enforcement, from carrying guns on school grounds and include new background check restrictions.
Tesla’s Buffalo plant making more than solar panels, as solar installations decline
BUSINESS The company is saying it is not a cause for concern in Western New York and that it is still on track with the state for job creation. BUFFALO, N.Y. — 2 On Your Side recently shared a report by Tesla, Inc. The report showed the solar installations by the company were way down in the second quarter of this year.
Bills fan giving away season tickets
BILLS Fan located in Charlotte, N.C., buys two additional tickets for the upcoming season, says he truly believes that the Bills will have a good year. BUFFALO, N.Y. — A passionate Buffalo Bills Fan living in Charlotte, North Carolina, decided to do something nice for his fellow fans. LeShawn Jerman purchased season tickets for the upcoming Bills season, two of which he is giving away. The tickets are near the tunnel where the Bills enter the field.
University at Buffalo expands opioid treatment program statewide
HEALTH The digital platform aims to expand treatment options. It is currently available at 17 hospitals throughout Western New York. BUFFALO, N.Y. — The University at Buffalo is expanding its Buffalo MATTERS Network across the state to reach more people suffering from opioid addiction. The program is currently available at 17 hospitals throughout Western New York.
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