Jill Perkins

Multi-Media Journalist

Jill Perkins is a Multi-Media Journalist on Eyewitness News since July 2013. Jill is a native of Pittsburgh, PA and now calls Buffalo her home.

Before coming to WKBW, Jill worked as a reporter at WJET in Erie, PA and was a producer at WTAE in Pittsburgh. She studied Professional Writing at Carnegie Mellon University.

Jill has a passion for breaking news and is excited to serve viewers and provide important information to keep everyone informed.

When she’s not working, Jill enjoys checking out restaurants and exploring Buffalo. A big family person, Jill tries to visit her big family in Pittsburgh as much as she can and looks forward to hosting them here in the Queen City.

Jill is also the proud owner of two cats, Grimm and Gabriel—and is a huge animal lover. Feel free to email Jill with any story ideas or questions at