Meet The Team

Weather Team

Jay Berschback
Chief Meteorologist

You can watch Chief Meteorologist Jay Berschback on 13abc Action News at 5:00 pm, 5:30 pm, 6:00 pm, and 11:00 pm.

Ross Ellet
Morning Meteorologist

You can watch Meteorologist Ross Ellet on 13abc Action News at 4:30 to 7 AM weekday mornings and on Toledo’s only hour-long noon newscast.

Heather Pollauf
Reporter | Weekend Meteorologist

Heather currently serves 13abc doing what she loves: telling the community’s stories as a reporter during the week and forecasting the weather as a meteorologist on the weekend morning newscasts.

Dan Smith
Reporter | Weekend Meteorologist

Dan joined the 13abc First Warning Weather team in February 2019, stepping into the role of weekend evening meteorologist.

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 S. Smith
Photojournalist/Editor

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