Weiran Vera Shang

Weiran Vera Shang joins the Eyewitness News team from New York City. She graduated from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in May 2022. At Columbia, she was a member of AAJA and focused on long-form visual storytelling.

She gained video production experience during her internships with CCTV and Tencent Pictures. 

When she isn’t outside capturing images, Vera enjoys playing piano and learning guitar, watching documentaries, and exploring Utica. To share a story idea or say hi, send an email to

You can follow her work on Twitter @Vera_weiran or Instagram @vera_shangweiran. 

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