Brian Amaral is the Watertown Daily Times' political reporter. Before taking over the politics beat, he was in the Ogdensburg bureau, covering health care, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Ogdensburg, the Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority, and the Frederic Remington Art Museum.
Brian is originally from Somerville, Mass. He graduated from Syracuse University in 2010, majoring in newspaper journalism with a minor in French.
In his free time, Brian likes to scan the airwaves for radio stations in Quebec so he can work on his Franglais. He also likes to read books and watch the Syracuse Orange.