News Team

Haley Baker
Haley Baker
Morning News Anchor

Haley joined the WAFF 48 team in February 2018. Her news career spans 15 years in Television News and freelance medical journalism.

Trent Butler
Trent Butler
Morning News Anchor

Trent Butler is an award-winning Anchor/Reporter with more than 20 years of experience. Trent and his family are excited about exploring everything Huntsville and the Tennessee Valley have to offer.

Liz Hurley
Liz Hurley
4, 5 & 6PM Anchor

Liz Hurley is an Emmy award-winning broadcast journalist, bringing more than three decades of authority, credibility and sensitivity to the air in her role as Main Anchor at WAFF-TV in Huntsville, Alabama. She currently anchors the 4, 5 and 6pm weekday newscasts and covers NASA and now the burgeoning commercial space industry.

Margo Gray
Margo Gray
4PM & 10PM News Anchor

Margo Gray has served the Tennessee Valley for WAFF 48 since September 2009.

Nolan Crane
Nolan Crane
Anchor/Reporter

Nolan Crane is the weekend evening anchor and reporter for WAFF 48 News. He came to Huntsville after being the morning and midday anchor in Lincoln, NE for more than four years.

Kellie Miller
Kellie Miller
Anchor/Reporter

Kellie Miller joined the WAFF 48 News team in June of 2020. She’s lived all over the United States due to her father’s job in the military. From Key West to Seattle, Kellie calls many places “home” and credits her curiosity and love for storytelling to her upbringing. See Kellie anchoring on Weekend mornings and reporting Wednesday-Friday mornings!

Caroline Klapp

Caroline joined the WAFF 48 News team in November 2019 as a reporter and multimedia journalist. She graduated from Texas Christian University with a degree in journalism. After graduation she moved to northern Michigan to work for 9&10 News. Caroline is excited for a break from the snow she had in Michigan.

Stefante Randall

Stefanté Randall joined the WAFF 48 News team in November of 2019 as a reporter. Before moving to Alabama, Stefanté was a multimedia journalist for our sister station KTRE 9 News in Lufkin, TX. While in Lufkin, she covered life changing events, including the devastating tornadoes in Alto and shined a light on issues in the community.

Madison Scarpino

Madison Scarpino joined the WAFF 48 News Team in November of 2020. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Mississippi in Broadcast Journalism with an emphasis in Cinema and Film Production. You can watch Madison on WAFF 48 News weekdays reporting from our Decatur bureau!

Kailey Schuyler

Kailey Schuyler joined the WAFF 48 News team in January of 2021 as a Morning Reporter. Kailey is a graduate of Lipscomb University. She grew up in Spring Hill, TN, but is excited to call Huntsville her new home. Look for Kailey weekdays at 5 and 6 a.m.

Tiffany Thompson

Tiffany graduated from the University of Central Florida, where she earned her bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism. Following graduation, Tiffany moved to Middle Georgia to report for WGXA News. Growing up in Palm Beach Florida Tiffany spent the majority of her time as an equestrian competing in horse shows throughout the United States.

DeAndria Turner

DeAndria’s no stranger to the South. She was born and raised in Gautier, MS. She graduated from the University of Mississippi with a B.A. in broadcast journalism and a double minor in African American studies and English in May 2020.

Sports Team

Carl Prather
Carl Prather
Sports Director

For the last ten years Sports Director Carl Prather has called the Tennessee Valley home! National Championships, Iron Bowls, High School State Championships, and some of the best stories that capture the community of North Alabama, Carl enjoys looking for the next “story” daily.

Georgia Chambers
Georgia Chambers
Sports Anchor

Georgia is a 2021 graduate from the University of Georgia. While in college, she spent a semester in Washington, D.C., interning with the Investigative Team at ABC-7 News, slipping over to the sports desk when she could. Georgia also has experience as a freelance journalist and covered AAU basketball in the Southeast.

Digital

Wade Smith
Wade Smith
Digital Content Manager

Wade is a graduate of the University of Alabama. He started his news career in Atlanta, GA in 2011. Before coming to WAFF 48, he spent over six years reporting news in Birmingham.

Anna Mahan
Anna Mahan
Digital Content Producer

Anna Mahan joined the WAFF 48 News team in August of 2020.

Kelsey Duncan
Kelsey Duncan
Digital Content Producer

Kelsey is a graduate of Mississippi State University. Before coming to WAFF 48, she completed an internship at iHeartMedia and Hail State Productions. Kelsey worked in multiple roles with Take 30 News at MSU including reporting and behind the scenes.

Tennessee Valley Living

Payton Walker
Payton Walker
Tennessee Valley Living Host

Payton Walker serves as the anchor/host of WAFF 48’s lifestyle show, Tennessee Valley Living, airing weekdays at 11:00 a.m. Payton grew up in Charlotte, NC and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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.

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.

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.

Nicole Neuman
Nicole Neuman
Multimedia Journalist

Nicole Neuman joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in June 2021 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.