Meet The Team

Weather Team

Chris Easlick
Chris Easlick
Meteorologist

Chief Meteorologist Chris Easlick joined the First Warn 5 weather team in April 2015 and now proudly serves as the weekday morning meteorologist on WNEM-TV5 Wake Up!

John Gross
John Gross
Meteorologist

John Gross joined the First Warn 5 Weather Team in January 2018 as a Trainee Meteorologist. Since December 2018, he's become the weekend/weekday Meteorologist.

Mathieu Mondro
Mathieu Mondro
Meteorologist

Mathieu Mondro came aboard the First Warn 5 Weather Team in January, 2021 to take on the role of Weekend Morning Meteorologist.

Kyle Gillett

A proud Mitten Native, Kyle joined the First Warn 5 weather team in August 2022. He is happy to bring you the most up-to-date and reliable Mid-Michigan weather information as the weekend weather forecaster. Fire Up Chips!

Sports Team

Scot Johnson
Scot Johnson
Sports Director

Scot Johnson considers himself a Mid-Michigan man despite the fact that he was born and raised in California.

Jason Fielder
Jason Fielder
Sports Reporter

Jason is happy to be back in Mid-Michigan! He joined the TV5 sports team in November 2006.

Austin Szumowicz

Austin has been part of the WNEM TV-5 Sports Team since June of 2022.

Gray DC 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.

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.

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.

Josh Rultenberg
Josh Rultenberg
Multimedia Journalist

Josh Rultenberg joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in July 2022 as a multimedia journalist.

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.