Meet The Team

Weather Team

(Butch McCain)
(Butch McCain)
Weather Anchor

Butch has more than 15 years of weather experience in the heart of tornado alley and has done the weather for ABC’s Good Morning America, and hosted live feature segments for the CBS affiliate in Los Angeles.

(Brad Miller)
(Brad Miller)
Meteorologist

Brad is the Daybreak and Noon meteorologist for KJCT, giving the Western Slope an accurate forecast every morning to start your day.

(Nikki Sheaks)
(Nikki Sheaks)
Meteorologist

Evening Weekday Meteorologist

Sports Team

(Dave Ackert)
(Dave Ackert)
Sports Director

Dave Ackert joined KJCT News 8 as Sports Director in August of 2020. Before joining KJCT, Dave worked as a sports reporter for WPTZ in Burlington, VT and as a coordinator at CBS Sports in New York, NY. He's originally from New Paltz, NY.

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.