Kurt Martone joined the WENY team as a Multi-Media Journalist in May of 2022.

Born in Elmira, Kurt lived all over the Twin Tiers growing up, spending time in Erin, Spencer, and Elmira, before graduating from Horseheads High School in 2018.

Kurt stayed in New York state for college. He graduated magna cum laude from St. Bonaventure University with two degrees in Theology and Media Studies.

While at Bonaventure, Kurt was the Executive Producer of the campus news station, SBU-TV. He also spent time with The BonaVenture, the campus newspaper, climbing to the rank of News Editor by his senior year. Additionally, Kurt was a contributor to TAPIntoGreaterOlean, an online community funded newspaper that covers the St. Bonaventure area. 

When Kurt is not working, you will most likely find him unwinding at home with a good book, movie or video game. He also likes exploring the world with friends and family.

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