Weather Team

Brittney Bryant
Brittney Bryant
Meteorologist

Meteorologist Brittney Bryant is a born and raised Memphian. After reporting on tropical storms on the east coast and chasing tornadoes across the plains, Brittney's dreams of becoming a meteorologist in her hometown came true. You can watch her weekday mornings on Action News 5 from 4:30 to 7 a.m.

Ron Childers
Ron Childers
Chief Meteorologist

Chief Meteorologist Ron Childers is a native Memphian. His 20-plus years of forecasting include some of the Mid-South's most memorable storms. He is an Emmy Award winner and holds the prestigious American Meteorological Society Seal of Approval. Ron is married to Action News 5 anchor/reporter Joyce Peterson.

Spencer Denton
Spencer Denton
Meteorologist

Meteorologist Spencer Denton has covered everything from major tornado outbreaks to blizzards across the south. The American Meteorological Society has awarded him with the AMS Seal of Approval. Spencer loves sports and spending his free time with his wife and daughter.

Sagay Galindo
Sagay Galindo
Meteorologist

Meteorologist Sagay Galindo has covered weather from coast to coast, including hurricanes, nor'easters and tornadoes. When she's not on TV, Sagay is a marathon runner, part-time Zumba instructor, a mom and a military spouse.

Erin Thomas
Erin Thomas
Meteorologist

Erin Thomas is a meteorologist on the Action News 5 First Alert Weather team.

Sports Team

Cassie Carlson

Cassie Carlson joined the sports team in February 2020 as a weekend sports anchor and reporter.

Jarvis Greer
Jarvis Greer
Sports Director

Jarvis Greer celebrated his 40th anniversary at Action News 5 in April 2019. He's won a number of awards on his way to becoming sports director, including an Emmy and Memphis Magazine's "Best of Memphis" award.

Traffic Team

Janeen Gordon

Janeen Gordon is a native Memphian. She got her start in broadcasting on the airwaves of Memphis radio. Since then, she's served in a number of roles from radio host to traffic anchor on Action News 5 weekday mornings.

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.

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.

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.

Nicole Neuman
Nicole Neuman
Multimedia Journalist

Nicole Neuman joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in June 2021 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.