Meet The Team

Sales Team

Chris Ahrens
Digital Sales Manager

Chris grew up in rural Nebraska but always wanted to move to the city!

Mary Beth Keating
National Sales Manager

Mary Beth Keating is an Omaha native. Mary Beth has a wide range of experience in the broadcasting field.

Weather Team

Rusty Lord
Chief Meteorologist

Chief Meteorologist Rusty Lord joined the 6 News First Alert Weather Team in June of 2008

David Koeller
Meteorologist

David Koeller is a meteorologist for WOWT 6 News, bringing you weather updates weekdays at 4, 5, 6:30 and 10pm as well as any time severe weather threatens.

Mallory Schnell
Meteorologist

Mallory is the Weekend Meteorologist at WOWT. She joined the First Alert Weather Team in June 2018.

Clay Ostarly
Meteorologist/Traffic reporter

Clay Ostarly joins WOWT's First Alert Weather Team as an AP award-winning and NWA certified meteorologist and multimedia journalist.

Sports Team

Joe Nugent
Sports Director

Joe is the WOWT sports director.

Rex Smith
Sports Anchor

Rex is an award-winning sports reporter who joined WOWT in December 2019.

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 Smith
Photojournalist/Editor

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