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.
• What's your favorite part of your job?
Every day is different and I have the opportunity to meet new and interesting people.
Waseca Police officer Arik Matson and his family receive a new, accessible vehicle and a $25,000 check with funds raised through a GoFundMe campaign, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, in Albert Lea, Minn. The vehicle will assist Matson in his road to recovery after being critically injured in the line of duty in January.
Free COVID-19 saliva testing for students and faculty at Minnesota State University, Mankato, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020. The university is offering testing before students are sent home for Thanksgiving break.
Aura Austin lands her 1976 American Champion Decathalon at Mankato Regional Airport after and eight-hour flight from South Carolina, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. Austin broke her back four years ago in an accident and decided to become a pilot after recovering.
Former White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough speaks during a Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labour-Party campaign event, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in Mankato, Minn. McDonough joined Sen. Nick Frentz, D-Minn., and Minnesota House District 23B candidate Leroy McClelland
Free drive-thru farmers market for students at Minnesota State University, Mankato, Monday, Oct. 12, 2020. With homecoming festivities canceled this year, the university is taking a different approach to celebrating school spirit all this month.