Renata Stiehl

Renata Stiehl

Renata Stiehl is a Twin Tiers native with a passion for local news. She joined the WENY News team in May 2005.  Over the past several years, she’s worn many hats, working her way up from producer, all the way to News Director, a role she took on in December 2013. She has also served as an anchor for the station since 2008, and currently anchors WENY News at 6.

Nick Quattrini

Nick Quattrini

Nick started at WENY News behind the scenes as an editor and photographer in 2011. He started his on-air career as a reporter in 2013, and eventually started anchoring in 2015.  In 2016, Nick reported for the CBS affiliate in Buffalo, New York.  Over the years, Nick's work has been featured on multiple national news outlets, and has won several 1st place awards from the New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Association.

Joe Veres

Joe Veres

Joe Veres can be seen weeknights on WENY News at 6:00pm and 11:00pm.  Originally from Parsippany, New Jersey, Joe had an early interest in weather.  In elementary school he would entertain his family with weather forecasts gathered from watching the Weather Channel.  In high school Joe gained valuable experience working at ION Weather, and became the "go-to guy" for the inside scoop on impending snow storms.

Isabel Garcia

Isabel Garcia

Isabel Garcia joined WENY News in March 2015 as a multimedia journalist. She is excited to engage with the community members of the Twin Tiers and is looking forward to sharing their stories! 

Isabel Garcia
Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson joined the WENY News team in July of 2018 as a Multimedia Journalist. Originally from Norwich, Connecticut Chris spent his college years attending William Paterson University in New Jersey where he graduated in 2017 with a Bachelor's Degree in Communications.

Chris Johnson
Olivia Jaquith

Olivia Jaquith

Olivia Jaquith joined the WENY News team as an Anchor/Producer for Good Morning Twin Tiers in April 2019.
Olivia is a Niskayuna, N.Y. native and graduate of Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., where she ran track for the Red Foxes.  Olivia is thrilled to be in her home state...

Ashley Cafaro

Ashley Cafaro

Ashley Cafaro joined the WENY News team as a reporter in March 2018.

Ashley Cafaro
Vanessa Rizzitano

Vanessa Rizzitano

Vanessa Rizzitano joined the WENY news team as a Morning Anchor/ Reporter/ Producer in July 2019.  In May 2018, she graduated from Curry College in Milton, MA. She was able to receive her bachelor’s degree in Communications in three years. Immediately after graduation, she began her career as a news writer for Boston 25 News in Dedham, MA...

Vanessa Rizzitano
Nick Phillips

Nick Phillips

Bio coming soon!

Nick Phillips
Tony Chiavaroli

Tony Chiavaroli

Tony Chiavaroli joined the WENY First Warning Weather team in January 2017 after graduating from Penn State University in December.

Alex Bielfeld

Alex Bielfeld

Alex joined the WENY First Warning Weather Team in May of 2019 after graduating from the State University of New York at Oswego with a B.S. in Meteorology and a minor in Mathematics. Alex grew up in Monroe, NY, a suburb of New York City.  Alex enjoys all four seasons that we experience here in the Northeast and his favorite season, which may come as a surprise, is winter. His fascination with...

Alex Bielfeld
Griffin Haas

Griffin Haas

Griffin joined the WENY News team as a multi-media and weekend morning anchor in November 2017.
Originally from Somers, N.Y., Griffin graduated from Ithaca College with a B.S. in Television and Radio communications and a minor in Sports Studies. While at Ithaca, Griffin was heavily involved with Ithaca College Television, from the college's news program...

 

Griffin Haas
Ryan Campbell

Ryan Campbell

Ryan Campbell joined the WENY team as a Sports Anchor and Reporter in May of 2019. 

Ryan Campbell
Brandon Menard

Brandon Menard

bmenard@weny.com Brandon Menard joined the WENY News team as a multimedia journalist in March 2017, and is excited to have now found a new home in the Twin Tiers. After graduating from Clinton Community College in 2014, Brandon attended the State University of New York (SUNY) at Plattsburgh where he received a Bachelor’s degree majoring in broadcast journalism with a minor in political science in 2016. While at SUNY Plattsburgh, Brandon could always be found in front of the c...

Brandon Menard
Christina Episcopo

Christina Episcopo

Christina Episcopo joined the WENY News team in September of 2018 as a multi-media journalist. She current serves as WENY's Ithaca bureau reporter.

Christina Episcopo
Sierra Wright

Sierra Wright

Sierra joined the news team as a multi-media journalist in May 2019, right after graduating from West Chester University of Pennsylvania with a Communications degree. During her years at West Chester University, she served as a producer and on-air reporter, covering the sports and weather minutes. A former Miss Delaware USA, Sierra has always had a passion for engaging with the community and using her platform to allow others stories to be heard. She competed for the...

Sierra Wright
Cody Carlson

Cody Carlson

Cody Carlson serves as Lilly Broadcasting’s Pennsylvania Capitol Reporter in the Harrisburg Bureau.  Cody first joined the Lilly Broadcasting team in January 2016, where he served as a Reporter for WENY-TV in Elmira, New York.  Cody anchored WENY’s morning news from January 2017 until May 2019, when he made the jump to the Harrisburg Bureau...

Cody Carlson
Matt Knoedler

Matt Knoedler

Washington D.C. Bureau Correspondent

Matt Knoedler