Meet The Team

Weather Team

Jennifer Valdez
Jennifer Valdez
Chief Meteorologist

Jennifer Valdez is the chief meteorologist for CBS46. She has been at CBS46 since 2008. You can watch Jennifer weekdays on CBS46 at 4 p.m., 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 11 p.m. Jennifer has more than a decade of experience at CBS46.

Ella Dorsey
Ella Dorsey
Meteorologist

Ella joined CBS46 in early 2016 as a weekend meteorologist. Ella spent her childhood in Baltimore, Maryland, and then moved to Atlanta with her family at the age of 13. She attended the University of Georgia (Go Dawgs!), where she graduated Cum Laude with a B.S. in geography and a certificate in Atmospheric Sciences.

Fred Campagna
Fred Campagna
Meteorologist

Fred joined the CBS46 First Alert Weather team in 2019 after spending the first part of his career in New England. Fred is a member of the American Meteorological Society and has earned the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) and Television Seals of Approval.

Rodney Harris
Rodney Harris
Meteorologist, Traffic Reporter, Digital Producer

Rodney Harris is a meteorologist, traffic anchor and digital content producer for CBS46. Rodney joined CBS46 in October 2009 as a weather producer. Like many other weather broadcasters, Rodney's fascination with atmospheric science began at an early age; he has been involved with broadcasting since the 5th grade!

Cutter Martin
Cutter Martin
Meteorologist

Cutter Martin was born and raised on the Gulf Coast, where he tracked hurricanes and enjoyed summer downpours.

Sports Team

Fred Kalil
Fred Kalil
Sports Anchor

Fred Kalil joined CBS46 News as a sports anchor in March 2015. Kalil comes to CBS46 from WXIA where he's been for the last 22 years. While there he received 12 Southeastern Regional Emmy Awards and six of them were for Best Sportscaster.

Emily Gagnon
Emily Gagnon
Sports Anchor - Multimedia Journalist

Emily Gagnon joined the CBS46 Sports Team in January 2017. She's elated to be back in the South. She comes to the Peach State from Wichita, KS.

Investigative Team

Rachel Polansky
Rachel Polansky
Investigative Reporter

Rachel Polansky is an Edward R. Murrow and Emmy award-winning investigative reporter at CBS46. Rachel is most proud of her investigative reporting that has enacted change at both local and statewide levels.

Lindsey Basye
Lindsey Basye
Executive Producer of Investigations

Lindsey Basye is an Edward R. Murrow and Emmy award-winning investigative journalist at CBS46. She manages the investigative team as they expose inequity and systemic problems across Georgia.

Harry Samler
Harry Samler
Consumer Investigative Reporter

"Better Call Harry" is a consumer investigative reporter who joined CBS46 in 2005. Harry has been solving problems on Atlanta's streets for almost 2 decades.

Ciara Cummings
Ciara Cummings
Multimedia Journalist

Ciara is a Florida native, born and raised in Orlando, who found her home here in the peach state. This award-winning journalist began her career two hours from Atlanta, in Augusta, where she developed a passion for narrative writing and investigative storytelling.

Crystal Bui
Crystal Bui
Multimedia Journalist

Crystal Bui loves asking questions and getting answers, chasing a breaking news story, or investigating an issue that needs more attention — especially when it benefits viewers and the public.

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.

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.