Preston Ayres grew up on a farm in the Bowmantown community of Washington County, TN.
Kyle Benjamin is News 5 WCYB’s weekend news anchor.
PJ began his television career at WCYB-TV in 1981 after working as a newspaper and radio reporter.
Samantha Kozsey anchors News 5 Early Today, News 5 Today and News 5 at Noon. Samantha brings 15 years broadcast journalism experience to the WCYB team.
Julie Newman anchors News 5 WCYB at 5, 6 and 11. She brings a dozen years of television experience to the newsroom.
Rebecca moved to the Tri-Cities in 2005 after living in Columbia, South Carolina for 5 years and working for WIS-TV.
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.
Chris Michaels is the weekend morning meteorologist at News 5 WCYB. Chris comes to us from North Carolina State University, where he got his degree in Meteorology.
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.
Olivia graduated Cum Laude from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas with a degree in journalism and a minor in English.
Jim Conrad grew up in the mountains of southwest Virginia and loves to tell the region’s stories.
Callan Gray grew up in New York, and has always had a love for storytelling.
Stephanie comes to the Tri-Cities from Michigan, where she attended Central Michigan University with dual degrees in Broadcast and Cinematic Arts and Communication.
Cassandra Sweetman is a multimedia journalist for News 5 WCYB.
Olivia Bailey is a multi-media journalist for News 5 WCYB.
Kristen is a Savannah, Georgia native who moved to Johnson City to study journalism at Milligan College.
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