Makenzi Henderson is an Evening Anchor at WGEM News. She is an award-winning journalist who joined WGEM News in 2020 with 12 years of experience working as an anchor, reporter and producer.
A native of the Tri-States, Natalie graduated from Payson Seymour High School in 1999. From there she decided to chase a journalism degree at the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Blake joined WGEM News in 2019. He’s a graduate of the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism where he anchored, reported and produced for KOMU, the NBC affiliate in Columbia.
Mike Miletich is an Illinois native and serves as the Illinois Capitol Bureau Chief for WGEM News.
Rebecca joined the team in 2021 after receiving her B.A. in Journalism and Communication from UMass Amherst.
Ryan was born in Boise, Idaho, and got his degree in History and Broadcast Journalism at the University of Idaho.
Originally from sunny South Florida, Charity joined WGEM News in 2020 after receiving a Broadcast Journalism degree from Southeastern University.
A Florida native, Clare holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from DePaul University.
Jack graduated from the University of Illinois with a B.A. in Communications.
He joined the team in 2019 after earning Mass Communications degree with an emphasis in Broadcasting from Lindenwood University-Belleville (Illinois).
Ben has been with the WGEM News for over a decade after attending Quincy University and John Wood Community College.
Andrew Campbell is a Springfield, Illinois, native and serves as the Illinois Capitol Bureau Photojournalist for WGEM News.
Kaleb joined the team in 2020 after graduating from Lincoln Christian University in Lincoln, Illinois, with a bachelor's degree in Communications.
Brian Inman is Chief Meteorologist of the WGEM StormTrak Weather Team.
Jesse Risley, who has been involved in storm chasing and storm spotting for over 20 years, reports live from the field during WGEM’s Breaking Weather coverage. He also anchors WGEM weathercasts when other members of the team take time off.
Tony’s excitement and overall enthusiasm for Tri-State Sports can be heard in his voice every single night that he’s on the air.
Jake Rongholt is the Weekend Sports Anchor/Multimedia Journalist for WGEM News.
Ryan Mumma hosts WGEM SportsCenter on WGEM Sports Radio and appears on WGEM-TV Sports broadcasts.
Chad Mahoney is an award winning journalist who serves as the News Director for WGEM.
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 returned to Washington, D.C. in April 2016 as a senior reporter/executive producer at the Gray Television Washington News Bureau.
Peter Zampa joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in June 2015 as a 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 joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in September 2018 as Studio Manager and Photojournalist. He now serves as Supervisor of Videography.
Karen Daborowski joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in January 2019 as a producer.
Natalie Grim joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau as a multimedia journalist in June 2019.
Kristin Kasper joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in July of 2019 as a multimedia journalist.
Tyler Smith joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in July 2019 as a photojournalist/editor.
Nicole Neuman joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in June 2021 as a 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 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.