Emily Putnam

Emily Putnam

June 25, 2020 05:23 PM

Emily Putnam is a Rochester-area native who joined the News10NBC team in October 2017. She started here as an executive assistant, and joined the news team as a reporter and multimedia journalist in June 2020. She hosts News10NBC's weekend public affairs show, Rochester In Focus, alongside Lynette Adams

Emily is passionate about Rochester’s vibrant art and music scene, and she’s an active member of the local theatre community here. When she’s not at News10NBC you’ll likely find her on one of Rochester’s stages singing, dancing, and acting in everything from pop musicals to Shakespearean tragedies. 

After graduating from Webster Thomas High School, Emily earned her bachelor’s degree in drama from Ithaca College. Before coming to News10NBC, she managed social media, marketing, and PR campaigns for a variety of non-profits and arts clients. 

Emily is currently pursuing a master’s degree in communications with a specialization in journalism innovation through the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.

She lives in the South Wedge neighborhood of Rochester with her boyfriend Ricky and their puppy, Bowie.

If you’re interested in appearing on Rochester In Focus, you have a story idea, or you want to know more about News10NBC, send Emily an email at eputnam@whec.com.


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