Julio Avila is no stranger to the New York Metro area as he was born and raised on Long Island. He has worked in newsrooms in Elmira, NY and Norfolk, Va., and is thrilled to be back home and report in the TV market he grew up watching and living in.
Amanda Bossard is an Anchor/MMJ at News 12 the Bronx and News 12 Brooklyn; she’s been with the stations since November 2015. She has a passion for highlighting the good that happens in the boroughs she serves and telling stories that make an impact.
Mary-Lyn Buckley joined News 12 in December 2019. During her time at News 12, she has worked in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and New Jersey, and has covered everything from breaking news, education, politics, and business.
Zhané Caldwell joined News 12 Brooklyn as a MMJ in April 2019. She graduated from East Carolina University with a bachelor’s degree in communications. She enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, and volunteering.
Shakti Denis covers Brooklyn as a multimedia journalist. Before News 12, she was a general assignment reporter at Global News in her hometown of Montreal. Being fluent in French and Spanish helps her connect with people from various communities.
Faith reports for our evening newscasts in the Bronx and Brooklyn. Prior to News 12, she spent two years reporting across Northwest Florida. She is originally from New York though and is excited to be reporting back in her home state.
Who would have thought that a blind date would have steered me to a career in broadcasting? Darryl Green has forecasted weather from NJ to TX. He's been with News 12 The Bronx and Brooklyn since 2014 for Connecticut and News 12 Westchester.
For more than 20 years, News 12 viewers have trusted Walt Kane to investigate the issues that matter most. His Kane In Your Corner investigations have led to more than a dozen new laws, freed the wrongly convicted, and helped thousands.
Jordan Kissane is a Miami native born to a large, multi- cultural family. She began her career in 2017 where she worked as an entertainment reporter in Miami. She began reporting for News 12 Brooklyn and is now the host of 'On a Positive Note.'
Asha McKenzie is an award-winning journalist. She has been waking up The Bronx and Brooklyn as a morning anchor and reporter at News 12 since 2016. Her passion is to bring change through her work and tell the stories of those who feel voiceless.
Elly Morillo is a multimedia journalist in the Bronx and Brooklyn at News 12. She is a Bronx native and PSU graduate. Her career started seven years ago on the west coast. She's back in her hometown and reporting stories in her community.
Allan Nosoff joined News 12 in 2020 and is born and raised in New York City. The city’s major weather events from blizzards and tornadoes to Hurricane Sandy propelled his passion for weather and broadcasting.
Pat O'Keefe joined News 12 in 2007 and has been the Sports Director since 2008. Pat has had the opportunity to cover all sports from Little League and high school championships to the World Series, NCAA Tournament, Stanley Cup Finals and more.
Hope Osemwenkhae is the weekend morning meteorologist for News12 The Bronx and News12 Brooklyn. She graduated from Brooklyn College. She later received a certification in Weather Forecasting from Penn State. Aside from weather, she loves to travel.
Kristie Reeter joined News 12 in 2015, and she has covered everything from politics to parenting topics and consumer news. She also is our evening anchor. Through her consumer reporting in The Real Deal, Kristie looks to help people save money.
Mike Rizzo is an award-winning meteorologist for News 12 The Bronx and Brooklyn since 2014. He’s the Moodcast® master, cloud guru, and NYC local with an affinity for cruise vacations. You can find his weather reports on Mornings on News 12!
Tara Rosenblum is a longtime anchor/host/reporter for the News 12 Network and one of the most award-winning local TV reporters in the country. Tara's passion is diving into breaking, political and investigative news stories.
Kurt Semder works on News 12 The Bronx/Brooklyn, covering news and sports for over a decade. He is also the host of Power & Politics and has covered multiple elections and campaigns. Kurt is a die-hard fan of the Mets, Knicks, Giants & Islanders.
Dan has been a part of the News12 team for more than a decade. After covering the city sports scene, Dan now works throughout NYC’s seemingly endless landscape. Dan enjoys telling uplifting stories of the people and programs in the city.
Phil Taitt is the evening weekend anchor and MMJ for News 12 Brooklyn and News 12 The Bronx. With a passion to tell stories, the Brooklyn native has always enjoyed learning information about people, places and things!
Investigative Multimedia Journalist
Katelynn Ulrich is an investigative reporter with News 12 The Bronx/Brooklyn. She spent seven years working across New York State, including the capital region and upstate. Now, she looks to find answers to the problems people deal with daily.