Meet the Staff

11Alive News Staff

Brenda Wood

11:58 AM, Jun 12, 2013

I was born and reared in Washington,D.C. My parents and close family members are all classical musicians, so music and the arts are part of my upbringing.

DeMarco Morgan

10:57 AM, Oct 16, 2013

DeMarco Morgan joined 11Alive in January 2012. He co-anchors the 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts weeknights with Brenda Wood.

Karyn Greer

11:22 AM, Nov 21, 2013

A long-time Atlanta resident, Karyn is well known in the local television market and has a history of hands-on community involvement. She is the past president of the Atlanta Press Club and currently serves on the Board of Governor's for the National Academy of Television, Arts & Sciences.

Jeff Hullinger

8:41 PM, Jan 21, 2014

Jeff Hullinger anchors the 11Alive News at 10 with Monday through Friday & anchors the sportscast plus contributes to 11Alive News at 11.

Melissa Long

12:20 AM, Jan 16, 2014

Melissa Long is an anchor/reporter with WXIA-TV and WATL-TV.

Chris Holcomb

10:36 PM, Feb 26, 2014

Chris Holcomb is the weekend meteorologist on 11Alive/WATL. You can see him mornings and evenings on weekends and filling in during the week.

Chesley McNeil

9:24 AM, Jul 24, 2013

Chesley came to 11Alive in January 2009. Chesley is on 11Alive Morning Show and 11Alive News at Noon. He holds a Masters degree in Geosciences and is working on his doctorate.

Allison Chinchar

10:16 AM, May 15, 2013

Allison is no stranger to a variety of weather, but says that winter is her favorite season. She earned her meteorology degree from The Ohio State University, and also helped establish, along with another fellow meteorology club student, an on air weather program for the student run television station.

Sam Crenshaw

8:35 PM, Feb 16, 2012

Sam Crenshaw is a Sports reporter and Anchor for 11Alive News. Sam is known in the Atlanta community for his knowledge of local athletes and teams as well as his passion for playing tennis.

Fred Kalil

3:17 PM, Mar 17, 2011

Fred Kalil is our sports reporter for 11Alive News. He joined WXIA-TV in July of 1992 from WISH-TV where he served as Sports Anchor.

Devin Fehely

8:07 PM, Mar 10, 2014

Award-winning journalist Devin Fehely joined the 11Alive News team in January of 2011. In a career that's spanned more than 15 years, Devin has worked at television stations from the San Francisco Bay Area to the Big Easy to Atlanta.

11Alive's Traffic Team: The 'Trafficologists'

8:14 PM, Jan 27, 2014

We are thrilled to announce our new 11Alive Today traffic team, with two of the most knowledgeable "trafficologists" in Atlanta.

Catie Beck

12:14 PM, Jan 20, 2014

Catie Beck is an Emmy Award winning investigative reporter. She joined 11Alive in December of 2013.

Valerie Hoff

11:42 AM, Dec 11, 2013

Valerie Hoff anchors 11Alive News on Saturday and Sunday morning at 9 am. Valerie has also earned esteem in Atlanta for her helpful, money-saving "Ways To Save" reports.

Donna Lowry

11:46 AM, Dec 4, 2013

Donna Lowry is the state of Georgia's only full time Education Reporter. She created both the CLASSNOTES and award-winning CLASS ACT segments that are regular features on 11Alive News.

Jeremy Campbell

11:03 AM, Nov 26, 2013

Jeremy Campbell is an Emmy award-winning Multi-Media Journalist for 11Alive Today from 5-7 a.m.

Jerry Carnes

11:45 AM, Nov 20, 2013

After 25 years at 11Alive, Jerry Carnes is excited to take on the challenge of serving you as Commuter Dude. 

Jennifer Leslie

11:12 AM, Oct 18, 2013

Jennifer is a reporter with 11Alive News. Known for her solid reporting and major contribution's to the stations morning and weekend newscasts, Jennifer works early mornings and reports for both 11Alive News Today and 11Alive News Saturday & Sunday Morning. 

Jaye Watson

11:08 AM, Oct 18, 2013

Jaye Watson has been a general assignment reporter with the station since 1999.

Blayne Alexander

11:57 AM, Jul 15, 2013

Blayne Alexander is a multimedia journalist here at 11Alive. Prior to joining 11Alive, she worked in Augusta from Washington, DC, where she worked as a production assistant for NBC News. 

Paul Crawley

9:54 AM, Jul 15, 2013

Paul Crawley joined 11Alive News in August of 1978 primarily as a general assignment reporter.

Ross McLaughlin

8:48 AM, Jun 17, 2013

Ross is one half of 11Alive's CIA (Center for Investigative Action) team. Ross is well known for working hard to find solutions for our viewers.

Shawn Hoder

10:52 AM, Jun 14, 2013

Shawn joined 11Alive News in 2009 as one half of the CIA - Center for Investigative Action - team. The team strives to take action and get results for Atlantans.

Doug Richards

9:44 AM, Jun 14, 2013

Before working in Atlanta, Doug worked at Gannett News Service in Washington DC, KMTV Omaha and WTVA Tupelo, Mississippi.  He graduated from the University of Missouri.  

Matt Pearl

10:29 AM, May 15, 2013

I arrived in Atlanta in 2009 and have been in love with the city ever since. I am proud to work for 11Alive, and you can catch my reports during the week, typically on the 6 pm or 11 pm news.

Duffie Dixon

10:24 AM, May 15, 2013

I've been with 11Alive news for five years and love what I do--covering a different story every day and meeting people from all walks of life.

Julie Wolfe

9:32 AM, May 15, 2013

WXIA/ WATL has been my "news" home since 2006. I started my television career by packing everything I owned into my Honda Civic and driving to Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Bill Liss

11:23 AM, May 22, 2012

William J. Liss reports from the 11Alive Help Desk and serves as 11Alive's Business Editor.

Rebecca Lindstrom

10:41 AM, Apr 20, 2012

Rebecca joined the 11Alive team as a Multimedia Journalist in April of 2012.

Kevin Rowson

3:21 PM, Mar 17, 2011

Reporter Kevin Rowson is a General Assignment Reporter with 11Alive News and has been with the station since January of 1994. He specializes in covering stories about law enforcement.

Keith Whitney

3:12 PM, Mar 17, 2011

I'm originally from Philadelphia, where I was raised in a working class neighborhood by my grandmother, along with my two sisters. 

Jon Shirek

10:40 AM, Mar 16, 2011

I'm a general assignment reporter with WXIA-TV / WATL-TV / 11Alive.com.

11Alive Web Staff

Don Buckindail

11:07 AM, Oct 16, 2013

Don Buckindail is the Manager of Digital Content for the Networks of 11Alive. 

Michael King

11:09 AM, Oct 16, 2013

Michael King is 11Alive's senior Digital Content Producer

Greg Rossino

10:21 AM, Nov 21, 2013

Greg Rossino is a Digital Content Producer for WXIA 11Alive in Atlanta.

Beth Sawicki

11:09 AM, Oct 16, 2013

Beth Sawicki is 11Alive's Community Digital Content Producer