Gage Cureton

Gage Cureton

Multimedia Journalist

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

Toxic blue algae blooming on Lake Crystal

Family throwing impromptu parade visits

  Lemonade stands popping up at assisted-living communities

  Highway 68 near Courtland reopens after mudslides

  Free COVID-19 tests offered in Madelia, Watonwan County

  Insulin Affordability Act goes into effect, pharmaceutical companies file lawsuit

  Flash flooding damages Valley Veggies and Flowers

Flash flooding damages Valley Veggies and Flowers

  Food drive in Mankato addresses growing food insecurity

  Mankato City Council sets date for virtual public hearing for emergency face mask ordinance

  Rally for Racial Justice at Sibley Park honors victims of injustice

Rally for Racial Justice at Sibley Park

  Local violinist spreads joy through music for assisted-living facility residents

Local violinist spreads joy through music for assisted-living facility residents

  Gustavus Adolphus College’s 2020 Nobel Conference moves online

  Sen. Tina Smith holds virtual roundtable with leaders from Minnesota’s Indigenous communities

  New bill requires vaping prevention education in middle schools

  University archives seeking community’s pandemic stories

  Mankato designated a Purple Heart City

City council to vote on citywide mask requirement

  COVID-19 testing available for those who attended mass-gatherings, protests

Unity for Freedom March begins Saturday

  Cobra gunship installed at Martin County Veterans Memorial

Cobra gunship installed at Martin County Veterans Memorial

  Blue Earth County reimplements jury trials, piloting juror selection

Next line of conservation officers in training

  Good Thunder’s farmers market is back after five-year absence

  Protesters gather nightly on Veterans Memorial Bridge

  Minnesota Medical Association promotes safe medical environments as clinics reopen

  Taco truck on Madison Avenue serves up authentic Mexican cuisine