After spending the last five years in Southern Illinois, Bret is thrilled to be back home, working at the station he grew up watching, WCIA.
Alex Davis is a State Capitol Reporter with WCIA 3. She joins our news team after producing at KRIV/FOX 26 in Houston, Texas and reporting at KSBI in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
When she was five, Lisa Meadows told everyone she wanted to be a storm chaser when she grew up. It wasn't long before she logged over 150 hours storm chasing, most of the time with the Valparaiso University Storm Intercept Team.
Jennifer Roscoe's first time on the news was for a car accident story. It was her car. She was hit in front of the station a few weeks after becoming an intern. Jennifer refused to see this as a sign. 20 years later, she's still here.
Judy was born and raised in Hartford, Wisconsin, a small town outside Milwaukee. "Your smile makes everything, including the weather, so much more tolerable," said a viewer in a letter to Judy Fraser. "That letter means more to me than any professional accolade. I love people," says Judy. As a weathercaster for WCIA 3 News, Judy has ample opportunity to show it.
Ashley is always looking to tell her stories through the eyes of the people who live in central Illinois.
Matt Wettersten joined WCIA as the Weekend Sports Anchor in August of 2010, and he is thrilled to be back in Central Illinois. It's a bit of a homecoming. A graduate of Bradley University, he's lived most of his life in Illinois.
Derick Fabert has always liked the weather. Once during Kindergarten a class survey asked, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" Derick still has the paper that shows his response being "The Weather Man."
Jillian is WCIA-3's Morning Show reporter and Noon Show anchor. She joined the news team in September 2011. She was born and raised in Bourbonnias, Illinois--a place she loves to call home!
Jeff joins WCIA-3 as the Decatur Bureau / Weekend Reporter. "It's my duty to give the people in my community a voice," he said. "I consider it a privilege to tell their stories to Central Illinois."
Cynthia wants you to walk out of the house in the morning feeling informed, happy, and ready to take on the day.
As a trained investigative reporter, Steve helped launch "You Paid For It," a series of reports on questionable government spending.
Aaron Bennett joined WCIA 3 as a sports reporter/photographer in May 2006 and was promoted to Sports Director in June 2010. He was named 2013 Illinois Sportscaster of the Year by the Illinois Broadcasters Association.
It was at an early age that Dave Benton knew he would be a news anchor. A native of the Chicagoland area, Benton grew up watching some of the biggest names in Chicago news.