Garick grew up in Maryland and is a graduate of Ithaca College in New York.
Julie Newman anchors News 5 WCYB at 5, 6 and 11 alongside Garick Zikan. She brings a dozen years of television experience to the newsroom.
Tarah is from Raven, Virginia, and is a graduate of Emory and Henry College.
Preston Ayres grew up on a farm in the Bowmantown community of Washington County, TN.
PJ began his television career at WCYB-TV in 1981 after working as a newspaper and radio reporter.
Rebecca moved to the Tri-Cities in 2005 after living in Columbia, South Carolina for 5 years and working for WIS-TV.
Angela is from Gibsonia, Pennsylvania, and is a graduate of John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio.
Kyle Benjamin is News 5 WCYB’s weekend news anchor.
WCYB Sports Director Jordan Conigliaro joined the News 5 Sports Team from WVVA-TV in Bluefield, West Virginia.
Casey joined the News 5 team as Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter in August, 2010.
The Tri-Cities has been home for Dave for more than 25 years.
Donnie is a Tennessean having grown up near Cookeville in the Upper Cumberland. Prior to coming to the Tri-Cities, he spent 20 years at the CBS affiliate station in Nashville.
David grew up in Knoxville and has always had a love for weather.
Meteorologist Kaitlin Penfold is the newest member of the StormTrack 5 Weather team.
Laura Halm calls St. Louis, Missouri home and is a graduate of State University of New York College at Plattsburgh.
Meredith Machen is a Kingsport native and is thrilled to get back to her roots in the Tri-Cities.
Megan is a Tennessee native who comes to the Tri-Cities from the beautiful valley of Cleveland, Tennessee.
Lyndsey is a Chilhowie, Virginia native and is excited to be back to the place she calls home.
Jim Conrad grew up in the mountains of southwest Virginia and loves to tell the region’s stories.
Ken Smith became News Director at News 5, WCYB in June of 2011. Smith is a Tennessee native who grew up in Nashville, went to college at UT Knoxville and has worked in three markets in the state.
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