Gene first came to WBKO-TV as Sports Director in 1986. He left in 1993, then returned as the primary News Anchor in 1994. He graduated with a BS degree in Radio-TV from Southern Illinois University in 1972. He worked in radio in Beloit, Wisconsin and Crystal Lake, Illinois; and in television in Dubuque, Iowa; Mobile, Alabama; and Amarillo, Texas.
Lauren joined the 13 News team in 2001. She is the 5:00 anchor and assignment manager.
Kelly Dean is back in the Bluegrass as a senior reporter and fill-in anchor at WBKO. She joins us from WKRN-TV in Nashville, Tenn., where she worked as their 'Alert Desk' reporter.
Brandon graduated from Western Kentucky University in December 2019 with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree -- Broadcast Journalism with a minor in Political Science.
Ana Medina began at WBKO back in 2016, she is a producer for the 6 pm and 10 pm newscast, she also MMJ's on other days and shoots highlights for basketball and football.
Kelly Austin joined the WBKO, 13 News team in November of 2019 as the morning show producer.
Allison joined WBKO in April 2019 as a part-time editor and became a full- time multimedia journalist for the station in July of 2019.
Katey Cook came to WBKO from our sister station WYMT in Eastern Kentucky. She is a full-time reporter/ multi-media journalist.
Came to WBKO to first work in production on June 19, 2000. First on-air weathercast in March 2001. Weeknight meteorologist since Summer 2003. NWA Member since 2000 and Seal Holder since 2006.
I'm excited to be the new AM Kentucky and midDAY Live meteorologist for WBKO! I know I have big shoes to fill, but I am excited to help you plan your day as I work alongside Laura Rogers every morning from 5 a.m. to 7 a.m. and from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.!
Justin attended Western Kentucky University where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Meteorology in the spring of 2019.
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.
Kyle Midura joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in September 2017 from Gray TV's WCAX-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.
Jillian Angeline joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in January 2019 as a multimedia journalist.
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.