Meet The Team

Weather Team

Shane Holinde
Shane Holinde
Chief Meteorologist

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.

Ariella Scalese
Ariella Scalese
Morning Meteorologist

Ariella joined the WBKO First Alert Weather Team in February 2022. You can watch her weekdays on AM Kentucky and Midday LIVE.

Raquel Dominguez
Raquel Dominguez
Weekend Meteorologist

Weekend Meteorologist for WBKO News 13

Matthew Stephens
Matthew Stephens
Meteorologist

Sports Team

Mohammad Ahmad
Mohammad Ahmad
Sports Anchor/Reporter

Mohammad returned to his Old Kentucky Home in September 2021 to join WBKO as a Sports Anchor and Reporter!

Brett Alper
Brett Alper
Sports Anchor/Reporter

Management

Will Whaley
Will Whaley
Digital Executive Producer

Will is a native of Fayette, Alabama and has spent the majority of his news career in newspapers until making the change to television at WBKO in 2021.

Kelly Dean
Kelly Dean
Assignment Manager & Senior Reporter

Kelly Dean is back in the Bluegrass as WBKO's Assignment Manager and Senior Reporter. 

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 15 years.

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. He has more than 15 years experience in television news -- mostly covering politics.

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.

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.

Jamie Bittner
Jamie Bittner
Multimedia Journalist

Jamie Bittner joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in December 2021.

Priscilla Huff

Priscilla Huff joined the Gray Television Washington Bureau in January 2022 as a producer.

Brendan Cullerton
Brendan Cullerton
Multimedia Journalist

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
Molly Martinez
Multimedia Journalist

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
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.