Michael is excited to call Lynchburg - just up the road from his hometown of Roanoke - home!
Sophia Borrelli joined the WDBJ 7 team in September 2021
Kate Capodanno joined the WDBJ7 news team in May 2019. You can find her anchoring every weekday on WDBJ7 at 5:30 & 11 and on WZBJ24 at 6:30 & 10.
Joe Dashiell is a native of Norfolk and a 1980 graduate of Washington and Lee University, where he majored in journalism.
Daniel Grimes joined the WDBJ7 team in July of 2021 after spending two years at WVIR, our sister station in Charlottesville.
Jean Jadhon is Your Hometown Station's anchor for the Emmy award-winning WDBJ7 at 5pm and WDBJ7 at 6pm. She also covers health and medical news.
If there is one thing we can say about Neesey Payne it's that she's one-of-a-kind. She's the bright, bubbly personality on our WDBJ7 Mornin' show.
Janay Reece is a vibrant and fun-loving morning reporter at WDBJ7. She joined the team in August 2020.
Pat has been in broadcasting one way or another since 1983, when he was 19. Born and raised in Nevada and loving his new home of Virginia!
Will Thomas is a reporter covering the New River Valley for WDBJ7 in Roanoke, Virginia.
Raised in Florida, the 2004 and 2005 hurricane seasons fueled Ian’s interest in weather. From then on, Ian’s interest in weather only grew. He graduated from Florida State University in 2015 with a B.S. in Meteorology. After an internship at his favorite TV station in Tampa, WFLA, he fully realized he wanted to be a broadcast meteorologist.
AMS certified broadcast meteorologist with over 20 years of forecasting experience.
Born and raised along the Gulf Coast, Christian Johansen grew to love weather, especially during hurricane season. Christian started his on-air career in 2012 in St. Joseph, Missouri before coming to WDBJ7.
Maxwell received a dual degree from Virginia Tech in 2019 for Meteorology and Multimedia Journalism with a degree in Geography.
Brent Watts was in 4th grade when the Flood of 85 nearly put his hometown of Buchanan underwater. That event sparked his interest in severe weather and a 20+ year career at Your Hometown Station.
Travis Wells is a Martinsville native who played basketball at Radford University. After graduating in May of 1995, he worked at WDBJ7 as a news photographer for two years before working at television stations in Charlottesville and Bristol.
Jacqueline Policastro created the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in 2014. She’s covered Congress and the White House for more than a 15 years.
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.
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.
Jamie Bittner joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in December 2021.
Priscilla Huff joined the Gray Television Washington Bureau in January 2022 as a producer.
Brendan Cullerton joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in March 2022 as a multimedia journalist after spending four years covering state, local, and federal politics for the CBS affiliate in Milwaukee.
Molly Martinez rejoined Gray Television in March 2022 as a multimedia journalist in the Washington News Bureau. She previously covered politics at Gray TV's KFYR-TV in Bismarck, N.D.
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.