WNBC Names New Weekend Anchor

By Stephanie Tsoflias Siegel Comment

WNBC anchor, Jummy Olabanji, is getting a new co-anchor.

Miami reporter, Adam Kuperstein, will join the NBC flagship in New York this September on the weekend 6 and 11pm newscasts. He will also report during the week.

“Adam is a seasoned anchor and an accomplished reporter who has built a strong relationship with his viewers. He is well-regarded for being approachable, knowledgeable and always professional. Adam will make a great team with Jummy and I am thrilled to welcome Adam to the WNBC family,” said Susan Sullivan, NBC 4 New York’s vice president of news.

Kuperstein has worked at WTVJ, the NBC-owned station in Miami, for more than a decade. During his time at NBC 6, the Emmy award-winning journalist has covered various major news stories impacting South Florida including multiple Presidential elections and the 2012 Presidential Debate at Lynn University. He has also delivered extensive breaking news coverage during periods of severe weather that have impacted South Florida. In sports, Kuperstein has led NBC 6’s sports coverage and has reported from the 2016 Rio Olympics, has covered the Miami Heat’s three NBA championships and this month, Kuperstein led WTVJ’s coverage of the 2017 Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Marlins Park.

Kuperstein is a graduate of Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and earned a dual bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism and Finance.

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