Marlee Tuskes

Marlee Tuskes

Marlee Tuskes joined WUTR in September 2017 as a multi-media journalist.
She is a 2017 graduate from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications where she received an M.S. in Broadcast and Digital Journalism.
Marlee is originally from Buffalo, N.Y. where she also received a dual B.A. in communication and journalism from University at Buffalo.
Marlee says her love for storytelling really started after studying foreign reporting in Berlin, Germany where she covered topics
ranging from the growing number of ex-pats to profiling tour guides around the city.
Marlee has an interest in political reporting, especially after her time spent reporting in D.C. where she covered the healthcare debate and the opioid crisis.
She loves to hike, explore local restaurants and support her Buffalo Bills.

Email Marlee with any story ideas or tips at mtuskes@wutr.tv.

My Stories

  • Michigan State President Engler says he'll resign next week

    Michigan State President Engler says he'll resign next week

    DETROIT (AP) - The former governor brought in to help Michigan State recover from the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal resigned Wednesday as the school's interim president amid backlash over his comments about some of the ex-sports doctor's victims.

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  • Weekend Winter Storm
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    Jessica Camuto

    Weekend Winter Storm

    This weekend's winter storm will have three main factors that will affect the Mohawk Valley Saturday evening through Monday morning. First, a large amount of moisture will be ushered in ahead of the attached cold front. This will support a potentially widespread heavy snow event across the entire region. It's still to soon to tell exact accumulation amounts, stay tuned to Eyewitness News for snowfall totals.

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  • Northridge quake thrashed Los Angeles 25 years ago this week

    Northridge quake thrashed Los Angeles 25 years ago this week

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Twenty-five years ago this week, a violent, pre-dawn earthquake shook Los Angeles from its sleep, and sunrise revealed widespread devastation, with dozens killed and $25 billion in damage. A look back at the damage, deaths and developments in seismic safety since the disaster: ___ THE QUAKE

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  • Bob Costas exiting longtime home at NBC Sports

    Bob Costas exiting longtime home at NBC Sports

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Bob Costas, who stepped down as NBC's prime-time Olympics host two years ago, has left the network's sports division altogether. NBC Sports said Wednesday that Costas parted ways with his longtime employer, providing no further details. A representative for Costas didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.

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  • Trump administration to roll out new missile defense plan
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    Trump administration to roll out new missile defense plan

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration will roll out a new strategy Thursday for a more aggressive space-based missile defense system to protect against existing threats from North Korea and Iran and counter advanced weapon systems being developed by Russia and China. Details about the administration's Missile Defense Review - the first compiled since 2010 - are expected to be released during President Donald Trump's visit to the Pentagon with top members of his administration.

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