Meet The Team

Weather Team

Brandon Beck
Brandon Beck
Meteorologist

Brandon has been reporting weather in the Ozarks for 24 years, all of them with KY3. He's been the meteorologist on Ozarks Today on weekdays for 20 years. He enjoys fishing, boating, camping, and most anything outdoors, especially with his three grown sons. He is active in his church, and is a drummer.

Abby Dyer
Abby Dyer
Meteorologist

Abby Dyer is the midday and early evening meteorologist for KY3 News.

Robert Hahn
Robert Hahn
Weather/MMJ
Leah Hill
Leah Hill
Meteorologist

Leah Hill is a Missouri native who started at KY3 in June of 2019. She received her bachelors in meteorology at the University of Oklahoma, with minors in broadcasting. Her dream was to work in Missouri after college, and is just thrilled the dream is now a reality.

Sports Team

Jason Lamb
Jason Lamb
KY3 Sports Director
Mark Spillane
Mark Spillane
Weekend Sports Anchor

Mark joined the KY3 sports team in July of 2018. He graduated from Quinnipiac University in Connecticut in 2015, and loves covering the Chiefs, Cardinals, Royals, Blues, Missouri State and all the schools around the Ozarks!

Taylor Kauffman
Taylor Kauffman
Sports Reporter and Anchor

The Place

Spencer Ernst
Spencer Ernst
Marketing Director/Adventurer

Through his interest in the great outdoors and exploring landmarks and natural wonders, he launched the ongoing segment series "Spencer's Adventures" in 2020 on the Place, taking KY3 viewers on a virtual journey to state parks and Ozarks attractions that are only a short drive away.

Melanie Steen
Melanie Steen
Host & Executive Producer

Melanie Steen is the Executive Producer and Co-Host of The Place. It’s KY3’s new lifestyle and entertainment show, airing weekdays at 11:30 a.m. She joined the team in April 2020.

Michael Gibson
Michael Gibson
Host & Producer

Michael Gibson is the co-anchor and producer of KY3's The Place.

Kadee Brosseau
Kadee Brosseau
Multi-Media Journalist

Kadee Brosseau is a Multi-Media Journalist for the Branson area.

Alyssa Kelly
Alyssa Kelly
Correspondent
Daniel Posey
Daniel Posey
Community Relations Director

Daniel Posey is KY3's Community Relations Director and Correspondent for The Place.

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.