Meet The Team

Weather Team

Rhonda Lee
Rhonda Lee
Chief Meteorologist

Rhonda Lee leads the KOTA-TV weather team as the new Chief Meteorologist. She is a seasoned broadcaster with 20 years of news experience and ten years of weather experience under her belt.

Eric W Gardner
Eric W Gardner
Morning and Noon Meteorologist

Morning and Noon Meteorologist, Producer and Host of Cooking with Eric, Eric's 60 Second Kitchen and Eric's Wine Minute

David Stradling
David Stradling
Meteorologist

Meteorologist David Stradling is a weather nerd and lover of the outdoors.

Jacob Montesano
Jacob Montesano
Weekend Meteorologist

Jacob Montesano is the Weekend Meteorologist for KOTA Territory. He is a huge fan of informing the public about weather as well as a huge fan of being outdoors.

Sports Team

Vic  Quick
Vic Quick
Sports Director KOTA-TV

Sports Director KOTA-TV

Ben Burns
Ben Burns
Sports Anchor/ 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 decade.

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.

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.

Kyle Midura
Kyle Midura
Multimedia Journalist

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

Kristin Kasper
Kristin Kasper
Multimedia Journalist

Kristin Kasper joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in July of 2019 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.

Nicole Neuman
Nicole Neuman
Multimedia Journalist

Nicole Neuman joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in June 2021 as a multimedia journalist.

Tyler S. Smith
Tyler S. Smith
Photojournalist/Editor

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