Gage Cureton

Gage Cureton

Multi-Media Journalist

Gage Cureton is from Rochester, Minnesota, and started at KEYC News 12 in November 2019. He previously worked as a staff photographer at the New Ulm Journal before making the jump to broadcast media. He graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato with a degree in Mass Media with an emphasis in photojournalism. Gage also serves as a combat photographer in the Marine Corps Reserve. He’s excited to tell peoples’ and communities’ stories in southern Minnesota and northern Iowa.


Rochester, Minnesota

Alma Mater:

Minnesota State University, Mankato

What's your favorite part of your job?

Every day is different and I have the opportunity to meet new and interesting people.

What's your dream story?

The 2003 invasion of Iraq.

What's your favorite band?

Alice in Chains

What's one thing you can not live without?

A nice, cold one.


  • Minnesota State University, Mankato

Recent Articles by Gage

  Barbershop filled with sounds of bluegrass, folk music

  Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Board presents 36th annual Pathfinder Awards

  Ouren Instruments in North Mankato repairs, recycles old guitars and banjos

  Health professional provides shoveling tips as snow blankets much of US

  North Mankato Police Officers sworn-in

  Report: Vehicle crashes increased in New Ulm during 2019

  Fight caught on tape prompts concerns about school bus safety

  Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) cases on the rise this flu season; health officials say it’s because of better diagnoses processes

  Blue Earth County adds full-time deputy county administrator position

Archie’s Diner now open in Mankato Place Mall

Archie's Diner opens in Mankato Place Mall

  Mankato Area Cornhole to host tournament in Nicollet

Mankato Area Cornhole to host tournament at Nicollet LEgion

  North Mankato to host informative meeting on pollinator gardens

  Mankato EDA reviews proposals for Cherry Street ramp hotel, local redevelopment

  Greater Mankato Area United Way surpasses its 2020 campaign goal

  Sherburn veterinarian caring for 72 ponies seeks reimbursement from Humane Society; filed lawsuit

  Hundreds gather at vigil for Waseca Police Officer

  Table saw tech saves fingers at Nicollet High School

  True Value Hardware now offering groceries in Butterfield

  Waseca officer in critical condition after shooting; suspect wounded

MN BCA investigates the scene of officer-involved shooting

  New Year’s fitness resolutions and preventing injury

  MY Place receives more donations; cites community philosophy

  Local artist offers private glass-blowing lessons at Mankato Makerspace

  Crush your fitness goals with the Lake Crystal Chisel Challenge

  Pheasant Cafe in Waseca under new ownership

  Mankato Area Hockey Association requests new ice rink facility as city debates sales tax revenue

  MnDOT shares annual Stormwater Pollution and Prevention Plan

  River’s Edge Hospital and Clinic in St. Peter gets robotic-arm assisted technology