Meet The Team

Weather Team

JR Kirtek
Chief Meteorologist

JR Kirtek is the chief meteorologist for ABC12 News with more than a quarter century of experience.

Colton Cichoracki
Weekend Meteorologist, Reporter

Colton Cichoracki is the weekend morning meteorologist and a weekday reporter at ABC12 News.

Kevin Goff
Weekend Meteorologist, Reporter

Kevin Goff is the weekend evening meteorologist and a weekday reporter at ABC12 News.

Brad Sugden
Meteorologist

Brad Sugden is the meteorologist on ABC12 News at Noon and ABC12 News First at Four.

Christina Burkhart
Meteorologist

Christina Burkhart is the meteorologist on ABC12 News This Morning.

Sports Team

Jason Lewis
Sports Director

Jason Lewis is sports director for ABC12 News.

Sydney Cariel
Sports Anchor/Reporter

Sydney is the weekend sports anchor and weekday sports reporter for ABC12 News.

Brandon Green
Sports Reporter

Brandon Green is a sports reporter for ABC12 News.

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.