Iris St. Meran joined the Spectrum News team in February 2008 as a reporter in our Mohawk Valley Newsroom. She now anchors our live regional newscast weekdays at 4:30 p.m. and reports from our Syracuse headquarters. You can also find Iris around town, helping viewers figure out ‘What’s Up With That?’ -- a segment designed to answering your questions on a wide range of topics.
Originally from Boston, Massachusetts, Iris moved to Central New York after working at New England Cable News. There, she was a digital media producer and desk assistant. She also had the opportunity to field produce the 2008 presidential primary in New Hampshire.
Iris is an award-winning journalist. In 2017, the Associated Press honored her with a First Place award for her multi-part series on the heroin epidemic called, Addicted: Heroin’s Hold. Iris also traveled to Flint, Michigan, in 2016 to highlight Central New York’s efforts to help Flint residents impacted by the ongoing water crisis.
As a proud Bostonian, you can catch her rooting for all the home teams including the Red Sox, Celtics and the Patriots. You might even see her out and about with her dog, who is affectionately named, Brady. She also enjoys live music, trying new restaurants and spending time with her friends and family.
Iris graduated cum laude, with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from Emerson College.
If you have a story idea or want Iris to find out ‘What’s Up With That?’, email her.