Meet The Team

Weather Team

Julie Swisher
Weather Anchor

Julie Swisher is a Weather Anchor for CBS News 13 and has been a part of the team since 2018. Since then she has also worked as a multi-media Journalist covering stories from health to fire, and entertainment in the Fairbanks community among other stories.

Mike Shultz
Weather Anchor/ Saturday Desk Anchor

Mike Shultz was born in Harlingen, Texas, but spent most of his life in the San Francisco Bay Area. He also spent 23 years in the Air Force, which took him to Thailand, the Philippines, Taiwan, Greenland, and Italy. Mike has been with KTVF since 1992.

Sports Team

Aaron Walling
KXDF Sports Reporter - Anchor

Aaron Walling has been part of sports media since the Fall of 2012, where he started with play-by-play announcing for the Colony Knights in Palmer, AK. From there he went on to the University of Alaska Fairbanks for a Journalism degree, which he got in 2017. He has been a sports reporter and commentator for several years.

Jordan Rodenberger is a sports reporter for KTVF11 reporting in his hometown

Gray DC Bureau

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
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
Multimedia Journalist

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

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.

Kyle Midura
Multimedia Journalist

Kyle Midura joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in September 2017 from Gray TV's WCAX-TV.

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.

Jillian Angeline
Multimedia Journalist

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
Multimedia Journalist

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

Kristin Kasper
Multimedia Journalist

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

Tyler S. Smith
Photojournalist/Editor

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