Meet The Team

Sales Team

John Fiorelli
John Fiorelli
General Manager

John started working in broadcast TV in 2001 has been working for KOLO TV since March of 2006.

Kelly Buda
Kelly Buda
Station Sales Manager

Kelly grew up in San Diego, CA and moved to Reno/Tahoe in 1999. She has been in the Broadcast TV and Digital Marketing business for over 28 years and joined the KOLO team in May 2022.

JoAnn Steveson
JoAnn Steveson
Senior Marketing Consultant/Digital Sales

JoAnn has spent her entire professional career at KOLO TV – 30 years. She started at KOLO as an intern in the news department. From there she worked her way up to news producer for about ten years. She then moved to the Sales Department and has been there ever since.

Thomas Petersen
Thomas Petersen
Senior Marketing Consultant/Digital Sales

Tom has been at KOLO since 2005 and has over 30 years television advertising and digital experience.

David Pittman
David Pittman
Account Executive

David has been apart of the KOLO teams since 2018.

Keith Merson
Keith Merson
Account Executive

Keith joined the KOLO team in 2019

Kalynn Oliphant

Kalynn has been with KOLO since 2020. Being born and raised in Reno, she enjoys working for the news channel she grew up watching as a kid.

Lynn Larson

Lynn started working in broadcast media and digital sales over 20 years ago.

Carlos Macias
Carlos Macias
Account Executive

Born in Mexico, raised in South Lake Tahoe and moving to Reno in 2013, Carlos joined the KOLO team in 2021.

Weather Team

Jeff Thompson
Jeff Thompson
Chief Meteorologist

How do you make a meteorologist? A tornado may have been the culprit when it hit Jeff Thompson’s house in Little Rock, Arkansas, on December 2, 1982.

Lindsey Matherly
Lindsey Matherly
Good Morning Reno Meteorologist

In 2013, I moved to Reno to work as the morning meteorologist here at KOLO. I quickly learned how active and fun this community was!

Investigative Team

Ed Pearce
Ed Pearce
Senior Reporter
Terri Russell
Terri Russell
Chief Reporter

Terri is a native Nevadan from Reno who attended schools locally through high school, ultimately graduating from Reno High School.

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 15 years.

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. He has more than 15 years experience in television news -- mostly covering politics.

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.

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.

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.

Tyler S. Smith
Tyler S. Smith
Photojournalist/Editor

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

Nicole Neuman
Nicole Neuman
Multimedia Journalist

Nicole Neuman joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in June 2021 as a multimedia journalist.

David Ade
David Ade
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
Jamie Bittner
Multimedia Journalist

Jamie Bittner joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in December 2021.

Priscilla Huff

Priscilla Huff joined the Gray Television Washington Bureau in January 2022 as a producer.

Brendan Cullerton
Brendan Cullerton
Multimedia Journalist

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
Molly Martinez
Multimedia Journalist

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
Josh Rultenberg
Multimedia Journalist

Josh Rultenberg joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in July 2022 as a multimedia journalist.

Jon Decker
Jon Decker
White House Correspondent and Senior National Editor

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.