Meet The Team

Weather Team

Tom Konvicka
Tom Konvicka
Chief Meteorologist
Tyler Hall
Tyler Hall
Morning Forecaster
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 has years of experience in both the newsroom and the weather center.

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

Marketing Team

Mark Klein
Mark Klein
Creative Services Director

Mark leads KALB's award-winning Creative Services team, producing high-quality marketing videos for Central Louisiana businesses and manages the brand of "Your Local Station."

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.