Gage Cureton

Gage Cureton

Photojournalist

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.

Education:

  • Minnesota State University, Mankato

Recent Articles by Gage

  New outdoor mural completed in Lower North Mankato

  Comfort Inn & Suites open for business in North Mankato

  Survival Fitness builds strength, community for breast cancer survivors

  North Mankato police investigate attempted abduction

PHOTOS: Survival Fitness builds builds strength, community

  Vacation bookings ramping up as more Minnesotans get vaccinated

  Mankato East students participate in walk out

PHOTOS: Walkout for racial justice at Mankato East High School

  With canceled commencement, some MSU seniors feel lack of closure

  Mankato Symphony Orchestra prepares for first concert since start of pandemic

  Chauvin verdict: Local experts on jury’s decision, what comes next

  Hutchinson man who is accused of assaulting officer charged

  Mt. Olive Lutheran School principal spends the night on school’s roof

PHOTOS: Demonstrators clash with police outside the Brooklyn Center Police Department fourth consecutive night

  Minnesota’s oldest resident turns 113

  Anthony Ford Fund makes $10,000 donation to North Mankato for rink improvement

  Local protestors respond to the shooting of Daunte Wright

PHOTOS: Local protestors respond to the shooting of Daunte Wright

  Wells restaurant owners starting over after collapsed roof destroys building

  After years of financial struggle, 2020 profitable for Minnesota farmers

  Kasota woman’s dream comes true through virtual reality

  Southern Minnesota represented in state semifinal basketball

PHOTOS: Sen. Amy Klobuchar details Stimulus package relief

  Stimulus package to provide relief for southern Minnesota

  Stop Line 3 protest takes place in Mankato

PHOTOS: Stop line 3 protest takes place in Mankato

  Veterans for Peace holds weekly vigil, joined by Minneapolis chapter

PHOTOS: Veterans for Peace holds weekly vigil

MSU rallies around Asian American community

  Local leaders optimistic about outdoor summer events