Brian Allen is an Emmy Award-winning journalist and a Weeknight Anchor at Dakota News Now.
Erik Thorstenson is an Associated Press Award-winning Sportscaster and is now a Morning Anchor at Dakota News Now.
Sam Wright is an Evening Anchor and an award-winning Reporter at Dakota News Now.
Beth Warden is keeping you up to date with getting to the truth as an Investigative Reporter.
Austin Goss is the Capitol Bureau reporter for Dakota News Now, KOTA Territory News, and KEVN Black Hills Fox.
Ernest Cottier is a Multimedia Journalist and Weekend Producer for Dakota News Now.
Phil has the AMS Broadcast Seal Of Approval and is a two-time Regional Emmy Award recipient.
Aaron Doudna is an Emmy Award-winning Meteorologist at Dakota News Now.
Mara joined the sales team two days after graduating from Augustana in 2005 and has not looked back. She can talk automotive in one meeting and the latest trends in the healthcare, grocery or HVAC industry in the next! She enjoys finding the best solution for each client from the many platforms the Dakota News Now has to offer. Phone: 605-336-1300
Eric started his career in advertising in 2005 after graduating from the University of South Dakota. Initially going to college for computer science, he quickly realized his true passion lied in helping businesses grow. Eric's passion helps to find that great marketing idea that makes businesses stand out from the competition. Phone: 605-336-1300
Since 2007, Leah has helped fabulous and passionate business owners SHINE on all media platforms! She creates results-driven digital and broadcast marketing strategies for small businesses, entrepreneurs, corporations, non-profits, and ad agencies that can catapult them to expert status in their niche! Phone: 605-336-1300
Beth has been with Dakota News Now since 2012. She loves building a rapport and long-term relationships with clients, by working with them to build multimedia marketing campaigns. Connecting clients with their target customers and contributing to their success by going the extra mile is her ultimate goal each day. Phone: 605-336-1300
Arrin joined the Dakota News Now Sales Team in 2020. Her years as a media buyer gives her a unique outlook on how to integrate multiple platforms to reach an audience no matter the time, place or device. She enjoys each step of the journey from brainstorming to results and is dedicated to helping clients grow their business. Phone: 605-336-1300
Kevin started in the media industry in 1978. He joined the Dakota News Now Sales Team in November of 2020. He enjoys helping clients succeed and grow their business through the many successful multimedia marketing tactics Dakota News Now has to offer their clients. Let him use his experience to help your business grow. Phone 605-336-1300
Kayla joined Dakota News Now in September of 2021. Kayla loves to build long-term relationships with clients and create customized multimedia marketing campaigns for local businesses. Kayla is driven to meet the needs of all clients to ensure success for each business she works with. Phone: 605-336-1300
Jim became the President and General Manager of Dakota News Now in 2010, and he says it was the best move he’s ever made! One of the most gratifying parts of his job is working with the Dakota News Now sales team and their clients to develop and support solutions that help their businesses grow. Phone: 605-373-7313
Michael started his journey in media back in 1990 at KSOO radio in Sioux Falls, spent time doing TV sales in Kansas City, then directed three sales teams in Montana. In 2013, he became Dakota News Now General Sales Manager. His over 30 years in marketing have taught him the correct advertising can change behaviors. Phone: 605-373-7340
Dannette has been in broadcast since 2011. Starting as an account executive, she quickly found a passion of working with local businesses and transitioned to the Local Sales Manager. She loves teaming up with local businesses to launch the most effective marketing strategy using broadcast and digital elements. Phone: 605-373-7327
Kaig joined the Dakota News Now team in 2018 as the Director of Digital Marketing. He loves assisting the team to come up with the perfect, custom digital marketing plan for each client. By utilizing the best strategies in the industry, Kaig can create a campaign that will get any client’s ad in front of their ideal consumer. Phone: 605-336-1300
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 returned to Washington, D.C. in April 2016 as a senior reporter/executive producer at the Gray Television Washington News Bureau.
Peter Zampa joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in June 2015 as a 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 joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in September 2018 as Studio Manager and Photojournalist. He now serves as Supervisor of Videography.
Karen Daborowski joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in January 2019 as a producer.
Natalie Grim joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau as a multimedia journalist in June 2019.
Kristin Kasper joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in July of 2019 as a multimedia journalist.
Tyler Smith joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in July 2019 as a photojournalist/editor.
Nicole Neuman joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in June 2021 as a 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.
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.