Karys Belger is a general assignment reporter with WGRZ-TV in Buffalo, NY.
Born in Washington D.C. and raised in Maryland, she graduated from Spelman College with a Bachelor of Arts in English and received her masters From the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. At Medill, Karys reported on the White House and Capitol Hill and 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.
Her professional career started right after Northwestern when she went to work for Fox 4 in Fort Myers, Florida. She immediately began reporting on the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. In October 2018, she 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 Thursdays and Fridays. You can also watch her work anytime on WGRZ.com
When she’s not on air, you’ll most likely catch her at the library or the bookstore.
Karys’ favorite part about her job is meeting people and hearing their stories. If you’d like to get in contact with Karys you can send her an email at Karys.Belger@wgrz.com. You can also reach her on Twitter @KarysBelger and on Facebook @KarysBelgerTV.