Meet The Team

Weather Team

Tom Konvicka
Tom Konvicka
Chief Meteorologist

Tom is entering his fifth decade as chief meteorologist at KALB-TV in Alexandria, Louisiana. He is also an author, adjunct lecturer in meteorology at Louisiana College in Pineville, and a consultant who is legally tendered as an expert in the field of meteorology.

Tyler Hall
Tyler Hall
Morning Forecaster

Tyler Hall has been with KALB since 2017 after earning a Bachelor's Degree in Electronic Journalism Arts at Lyndon State College in Lyndonville Vermont with an added emphasis in Meteorology.

Barrett Phillips
Barrett Phillips
Meteorologist

Barrett graduated from the University of Oklahoma as a broadcast meteorologist in 2013. Barrett was born and raised in the Natural State (Arkansas). He naturally loves the outdoors, especially anything to do at the lake. On weekends you can find him fishing or at the gym.

Rachael Penton
Rachael Penton
Meteorologist/Reporter

Rachael Penton is a meteorologist and reporter.

Sports Team

Jamarcus Fitzpatrick
Jamarcus Fitzpatrick
Sports Anchor/Reporter

Jamarcus Fitzpatrick, nicknamed “Fitz”, began his journey with KALB as a sports intern in 2018, and officially became part of the team in 2019.

Nicole Hutchison
Nicole Hutchison
Sports Anchor/Reporter

Nicole Hutchison was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She grew up in a home where sports were an important part of everyone’s life. She is the daughter of NFL Chicago Bears running back, Anthony Hutchison, who involved her in soccer, tennis, track, karate and a variety of other sports.

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.

Jillian Angeline
Jillian Angeline
Multimedia Journalist

Jillian Angeline joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in January 2019 as a multimedia journalist.

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.

Tyler S. Smith
Tyler S. Smith
Photojournalist/Editor

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