Weather Team

Melissa  Frey
Melissa Frey
Chief Meteorologist

Melissa Frey is a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist with experience forecasting the weather in Oregon, Washington and Alaska. You can find her forecasts on CBS 5 at noon, 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Jackie Purcell
Jackie Purcell
Senior Meteorologist

Jackie has served the state of Alaska since becoming the full-time weathercaster for KTUU in 1990. She grew up in Anchorage. She graduated from Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA, in 1983 with a degree in communications and a minor in political science.

Joe Bartosik
Joe Bartosik
Meteorologist

Joe is the newest member of the team and brings a nearly 20 year background of weather forecasting and communication experience. His forecasts can primarily be found on Alaska's News Source weekends at 5 p.m. and 10 p.m.

Aaron Morrison
Aaron Morrison
Meteorologist

Aaron Morrison is the meteorologist for the Morning Edition weekdays on KTUU/KYES. He loves to dig into the statistics and explain the reasons behind the weather.

Robert Forgit
Robert Forgit
Meteorologist

Robert Forgit has been an accomplished broadcast meteorologist and reporter in Anchorage, Alaska with KTUU since 1993.

Sports Team

Jordan Rodenberger
Jordan Rodenberger
Sports Director

Jordan Rodenberger is the sports director for Alaska's News Source.

Austin Sjong
Austin Sjong
Sports Reporter/Tech Beat Reporter

Austin Sjong reports sports, as well as anchoring the Tech Beat segment.

Gray DC Bureau

Jacqueline Policastro
Jacqueline Policastro
Washington Bureau Chief

Jacqueline Policastro created the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in 2014. She’s covered Congress and the White House for more than a decade.

Ted Fioraliso
Ted Fioraliso
Senior Reporter/Executive Producer

Ted Fioraliso returned to Washington, D.C. in April 2016 as a senior reporter/executive producer at the Gray Television Washington News Bureau.

Peter Zampa
Peter Zampa
Multimedia Journalist

Peter Zampa joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in June 2015 as a multimedia journalist.

Alana Austin
Alana Austin
Multimedia Journalist

Alana Austin joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau team in August 2017 after spending three years covering national and state politics in Richmond, Virginia at Gray TV's WVIR-TV.

Timothy Knapp
Timothy Knapp
Supervisor of Videography

Timothy Knapp joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in September 2018 as Studio Manager and Photojournalist. He now serves as Supervisor of Videography.

Karen Daborowski

Karen Daborowski joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in January 2019 as a producer.

Natalie Grim
Natalie Grim
Multimedia Journalist

Natalie Grim joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau as a multimedia journalist in June 2019.

Kristin Kasper
Kristin Kasper
Multimedia Journalist

Kristin Kasper joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in July of 2019 as a multimedia journalist.

Tyler S. Smith
Tyler S. Smith
Photojournalist/Editor

Tyler Smith joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in July 2019 as a photojournalist/editor.

Nicole Neuman
Nicole Neuman
Multimedia Journalist

Nicole Neuman joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in June 2021 as a multimedia journalist.

David Ade
David Ade
Multimedia Journalist

David Ade returned to the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in July 2021 as a multimedia journalist. He previously worked at the Bureau from 2017-2019.

Jon Decker
Jon Decker
White House Correspondent and Senior National Editor

Jon Decker is the White House Correspondent and Senior National Editor for Gray Television and has been a member of the White House Press Corps since 1995.