Gage Cureton

Gage Cureton


Gage Cureton is from Rochester, Minnesota, and started at KEYC 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.

• Hometown:

Rochester, Minnesota

• 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

  Historic, remodeled Madelia Theater reopens for one day only before shutdown order

  Family of wounded officer gifted new car, $25,000 check

PHOTOS: Family of wounded officer gifted new car and $25,000 check

  COVID-19 testing administered in Nicollet County as cases climb

PHOTOS: Free COVID-19 testing event in St. Peter

PHOTOS: Semi truck crash in Mankato

  MSU Mankato offers COVID-19 saliva testing ahead of Thanksgiving break

PHOTOS: COVID-19 saliva testing at Minnesota State University, Mankato

  Sights, sounds from Mankato Veterans Day observance

PHOTOS: Veterans Day observance in Mankato

  Adversity led her to aviation — now, Mankato pilot brings opportunity to others

PHOTOS: Adversity led her to aviation -- now, Mankato pilot brings opportunity to others

  As presidential race drags on, local rallies call for fair election

PHOTOS: "Protect the Vote" rally in Mankato

PHOTOS: Election Day 2020 in Mankato

PHOTOS: President Donald Trump in Rochester, Minn.

  US Secretary of Labor tours Le Center business

  One week out, both parties campaigning hard in Minnesota

PHOTOS: Former White House Chief of Staff visit to Mankato

  Second early voting station opens in Mankato

  Water conservation exhibit opens at Blue Earth County Historical Society

  Firefighters respond to house fire in North Mankato

  Officer Arik Matson returns to Waseca, recovering from shooting

  Fire and Ice Raffle kicks-off, tickets on sale now

  Johnny Cash’s last car on display in Mankato

  Protesters take to St. Peter over latest Rep. Jim Hagedorn allegations

PHOTOS: More protests over Rep. Jim Hagedorn

  St. Peter man restores vintage 1920s windmill

  With homecoming canceled, MNSU Mankato takes a different approach to highlighting school spirit

PHOTOS: Free drive-thru farmers market for students