Callan Gray

POSTED: 6:24 AM Dec 24 2013   UPDATED: 3:52 PM Jun 10 2014

Callan Gray grew up in New York, and has always had a love for storytelling.

She graduated from Syracuse University with dual degrees in Broadcast Journalism and Earth Science. She also minored in Music Industry.

While in school, Callan was a reporter, producer and anchor for All Things Considered on the local NPR station, WAER-FM. Callan also reported for WBNG-TV in Binghamton, New York and interned at stations in Albany, New York and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Callan is excited about being on the News 5 team and she loves meeting the friendly people in our area. When not working, she likes to run, read and cook. Callan also loves getting outdoors to see all that the Appalachian region has to offer.

If you have a story idea, pictures of news happening or just want to say hello, you can email Callan at

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Callan's Most Recent Stories

Santa Train marks beginning of holiday season in Appalachia

The Christmas season is officially underway. The Santa Train made its annual trek on Saturday from Kentucky through Virginia to Tennessee.

Healing Hands announces move to new building

A group that gives free medical care to the working uninsured has announced it's expanding.

#SimplyGiveThanks campaign spreads message of generosity

An entrepreneur from Bristol wants to spread a little more generosity so he's starting a website that would connect people in need with people who want to give.

Volunteers teach veterans to kayak

A group of veterans took to the water in Johnson City on Wednesday night to learn how to kayak from a group of volunteers with the national non-profit Team River Runner.

Hundreds speak out against Common Core in Johnson City

The controversy surrounding Common Core in Tennessee continues as hundreds of parents in Johnson City speak out against the education standards.

Unicoi County Sheriff's Office

Suspects linked to second burglarly in Unicoi County

The suspects in a Unicoi County home invasion on Sunday are now being charged for another burglary.

Bristol veteran stranded in Texas to come home

A United States Army veteran stranded in Texas is expected to head home to Bristol this week.

Royal horses give a majestic show

The Gala of the Royal Horses was at Freedom Hall in Johnson City on Friday night as part of its first American tour.

Bristol hero needs help coming home

A Korean War veteran from Bristol, Tenn. is fighting for his life in Texas after suffering a stroke while visiting the state in October 2013. Robert Taylor's family has been trying to transport him back to Bristol for the last year but they can't afford it.

Board of Supervisors tables fracking resolution in Washington County, Va.

Fracking regulations were back up for discussion in Washington County, Va. on Wednesday night. The Board of Supervisors met to decide on a resolution that would tell the state what information they think gas companies should have to disclose when they drill.

84-year-old veteran serves about 200 others on Veterans Day

Veterans Day is a chance to thank all of the people who have served our country but few people take the holiday as seriously as one veteran in Duffield, Va.

U-Haul building demolition to help with flooding in Johnson City

Flooding has been a big problem in downtown Johnson City for decades but now the city is pushing forward with plans to control the runoff.


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