For the past 20 years, Mike Garrigan has reported the news and sports for Rockford-area viewers.
Andy Gannon likes to joke that when he first started at 23 WIFR in February 1983, he had brown hair. His first job at the station was weekend sports anchor, but he quickly moved up to sports director. In the mid-90s, he started as an anchor on 23 News This Morning, where he's stayed ever since.
Born in Rockford and raised in Rockton, Zoe began as an intern in Summer 2020, until she worked her way up to anchoring weeknights. She is an Illinois State University alum with a passion for storytelling.
Anthony Ferretti has been a multimedia journalist for WIFR since May 18, 2021. He was born in Park Ridge, Illinois but was raised in Lake Bluff.
Ali Rasper has been a multimedia journalist for WIFR since June 7, 2021. She comes by way of Johnsburg, Illinois.
Annamarie joined the 23 News team on May 17, 2021. She was born and raised in Elgin, Illinois and is excited to bring stories to the people of Rockford and the rest of the Stateline.
Maggie Hradecky joined the 23 WIFR team as News Director in September 2017. This is her second stint at the station. From March 1994 to November 1996, she served as assignment editor. She has been in the news business for more than 30 years, working at stations in Charlotte, North Carolina, as well as Champaign and Chicago, Illinois.
Marta was born in Lawrence, Kansas and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She joined the 23 News team in October 2021 after graduating from Xavier University in May.
A native of Nottingham, England, Conor joined 23 News in September 2021 after working behind-the-scenes on Gray Television's "Full Court Press with Greta Van Susteren."
Stephanie graduated in 2021, and working at WIFR 23 in Rockford is her first news job out of college.
Mark Henderson’s first television appearance was on “The Jerry Springer Show” as a member of the studio audience. He was selected by Jerry to ask a question of one of the show’s guests. But it was meteorology that captured his interest and drew him to the news business.
Ethan Rosuck fell in love with 23 WIFR and Rockford after an internship at the station in the summer of 2017. So he couldn’t pass up a chance to work here when a full-time position opened a little more than a year later.
Joe Olmo started with WIFR in November 2017 as a producer for 23 News This Morning, but sports has always been a passion.
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. He has more than 15 years experience in television news -- mostly covering politics.
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.
Josh Rultenberg joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in July 2022 as a multimedia journalist.
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.