Linda co-anchors the 21Alive newscasts at 4 and 5. 21Alive News at 4 is the Fort Wayne market's first newscast at that time in the afternoon. Both the 4 and 5 newscasts are an hour long. Linda's email address is Linda.Jackson@gray.tv.
Tom is a well-respected newsroom leader with more than 20 years of experience in the broadcasting business. He is currently the News Director at WPTA Fort Wayne's NBC.
Julian Teekaram is an Emmy-nominated anchor and reporter. She co-anchors 21Alive News. Before her move to 21Alive, she anchored the morning and evening newscasts at Fort Wayne's NBC for years. She holds a degree in telecommunications and journalism from Ball State University.
Tony Betton Jr. is the co-anchor for the weekday morning. Tony is also the lead over the Junior Achievement sponsored 'Young Entrepreneur of the Month' segment where every month, a young person is highlighted who have their own businesses. He also coordinates the Grant Me Hope franchise which help to promote older foster kids.
Karli VanCleave is the WPTA Digging Deeper Reporter and Anchor. Feel free to connect with her on Facebook (@KarliVanCleaveNews) and Twitter (@Karli_VanCleave), or if you have a story idea send her an email at email@example.com.
Jazlynn works behind the scenes writing articles and managing social media accounts. Send her a story idea at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tylor Brummett is an anchor and multimedia journalist at 21Alive. He’s a recent grad of Ball State University where he participated in the award winning student newscast, NewsLink Indiana.
Angelica Pickens is an anchor and investigative reporter at 21 Alive News.
Ana Ehinger is the weekday Newscast Producer and Digital Producer. To get in touch, email email@example.com
Alex Null is a multimedia journalist at WPTA. He's a recent grad of the Indiana University Media School. Feel free to connect with him on Twitter (@alexnull_) or if you have a story idea, send him an email at Alexander.Null@gray.tv.
Rachel Berry is the INsight Host at WPTA. Feel free to connect with her on Facebook (@RachelBerryTV) and Twitter (@RachelBerryTV), or send her your story ideas at RBerry@wpta21.com. Office phone - (260)407-2275 ext. 70014
Chief Meteorologist Chris Daniels has been forecasting weather for more than 30 years.
Matt Leach is Chief Meteorologist for Northeast Indiana and Northwest Ohio's Weather Authority, ABC21. He's a graduate of Purdue University and a member of the National Weather Association.
Wake up with Liz Braden every weekday morning from 4:30-7 am on 21Alive and 7-9 am on 21Alive's extended morning newscast on 21.3. You can connect with her on social media or send her an email Liz.Braden@gray.tv
Caleb Saylor is the weekend morning meteorologist for the First Alert Weather Team for ABC21. He's an American Meteorological Society Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (#858) and a graduate of Ball State University.
Zach Groth is the sports director at ABC21. You can follow him on Twitter at @Zach_ABC21. If you have a sports story idea, contact Zach at firstname.lastname@example.org
Dean Pantazi joined WPTA TV in December 1974 as a news and sports reporter and anchor. He now is semi-retired since June 2020 but continues at WPTA in a part time sports contributor role.
Peter Zampa joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in June 2015 as a multimedia journalist.
Timothy Knapp joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in September 2018 as Studio Manager and Photojournalist. He now serves as Supervisor of Videography.
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 is the Managing Editor for the Washington, DC Bureau. She joined the Gray Television 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.
Josh Rultenberg joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in July 2022 as a multimedia journalist.
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.