Jeff Nelson comes from East Hanover, NJ, but is a product of Syracuse University's Newhouse School of Journalism, with a political science minor.
Jeff Cole serves as the 6 p.m. news anchor and Managing Editor at WWNY-TV, Watertown.
Mel started his broadcast career at WATN radio in 1978. He moved over to 7News in 1982, becoming full time Sports Anchor of the 6 and 11 news in 1984.
Makenzie has been calling the north country "home" since June 2017.
Diane Rutherford is an award-winning journalist who has been a general assignment reporter, anchor, producer and web site writer at WWNY-TV for more than 30 years.
Keith Benman is St. Lawrence County reporter for 7News, covering Canton, Potsdam, Ogdensburg, Massena and the rest of the largest county in New York state.
Zach Grady, a native of New York's Capital District, is a graduate of the Dan Patrick School of Sports Broadcasting at Full Sail University.
Emily Griffin is an area native, coming to the 7 News team from the village of Copenhagen.
John Pirsos joined the 7 News team in September 2020. He was born and raised in northern New Jersey and graduated from Seton Hall University in 2018 with a major in broadcasting and a minor in journalism.
Ashley Seybolt reports throughout the week and produces the evening and weekend broadcasts for WWNY in Watertown, NY.
Les Shockley was born and raised in northern New York and graduated from Sackets Harbor Central School and Jefferson Community College.
After a successful career reporting weather conditions for the Air Force, John joined the 7News team as the weekend weather personality and now is Chief Weathercaster.
Beth Hall has been the morning co-host and weather presenter (morning and noon) for over 20 years.
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 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.
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.
Jamie Bittner joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in December 2021.
Priscilla Huff joined the Gray Television Washington Bureau in January 2022 as a producer.
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 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 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.