• Jennifer Roscoe
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    Jennifer Roscoe

    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 in 1992. Jennifer refused to see this...

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  • Paul Cicchini
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    Paul Cicchini

    Paul Cicchini started his broadcasting career in Big Rapids, MI at a small, family-owned radio station. He was a one-man newsroom, working as the news director and reporter, delivering the morning...

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  • Jessica Kunz
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    Jessica Kunz

    Jessica Kunz decided she wanted to be a reporter at the age of 8. She has a passion for people and telling stories that impact their lives.

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  • Christie Battista
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    Christie Battista

    Christie Battista is an Emmy award-winning journalist coming to Champaign from Madison, WI. There, she anchored the top-rated weekend morning show and was also a multimedia journalist. Before that...

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  • Aaron Eades
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    Aaron Eades

    Aaron Eades joined the WCIA 3 News team in January 2015. He now co-anchors The Morning Show, after spending more than 3 years reporting for the 6 PM and 10 PM newscasts and anchoring on the...

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  • Ty Batemon
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    Ty Batemon

    Ty Batemon joined the WCIA 3 team in April 2017. This is not the first time Ty has been to Central Illinois. She interned for WEIU-TV in Charleston in 2012. Before moving back to Illinois, she was...

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  • Maggie Hockenberry
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    Maggie Hockenberry

    Maggie is an alum of Eastern Illinois University and this job is a dream come true! She has wanted to be a television personality since she was a little girl. She joined the WCIA news team in July...

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  • Alex Corradetti

    Alex Corradetti

    Alex Corradetti joined WCIA 3 as a host and producer in February 2016.

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  • Emily Braun
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    Emily Braun

    Emily joined the team in May 2016 as a reporter. Although Emily was born right here in the Midwest, she grew up in the sunny state of Florida. But after 19 years there, she packed her bags to come...

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  • Kaitlyn Connolly
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    Kaitlyn Connolly

    Kaitlyn joined the WCIA 3 Team in the spring of 2017 as a reporter.

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  • Jennifer Jensen
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    Jennifer Jensen

    Jennifer Jensen came from Los Angeles to join the WCIA team in January 2017. If you ask her, it's the best decision she's ever made.

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  • Bailey Bryant
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    Bailey Bryant

    For Bailey, coming to work as a reporter at WCIA means coming home. This Danville native graduated from Bismarck-Henning High School in 2012. She went on to get her bachelor's degree in journalism...

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  • Erick Payne
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    Erick Payne

    Erick joined the WCIA 3 team in the spring of 2017 as a reporter.

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  • Mark Maxwell

    Mark Maxwell

    Mark is the Capitol Bureau Chief covering the Illinois statehouse for WCIA in Springfield and the host of Capitol Connection.

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  • Raquel Martin
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    Raquel Martin

    Raquel Martin is a journalist with a love for storytelling and digging deeper into headlines. As a Statehouse Reporter, she devotes her days to bringing state-wide issues to your local communities.

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  • Kevin Lighty
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    Kevin Lighty

    Dreams do come true, and Kevin is living his right now. Growing up in Veedersburg, IN, just an hour from Champaign, Kevin grew up watching WCIA. He was even a weather watcher for Judy Fraser when...

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  • Adam Claibon
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    Adam Claibon

    Adam is the Morning Meteorologist at WCIA 3. During his early years, he lived in Minneapolis, MN where he began to develop a love for weather. After moving to Montgomery, Alabama, his fascination...

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  • Jack Gerfen
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    Jack Gerfen

    Jack's interest in weather and desire to become a meteorologist goes all the way back to fifth grade. On the first day of the weather segment in science class, he learned about tornadoes. Later...

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  • Judy Fraser
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    Judy Fraser

    "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,"...

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  • Bret Beherns
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    Bret Beherns

    Bret Beherns joined WCIA in August of 2013 as a sports reporter, was named weekend sports anchor in April of 2015 and promoted to sports director in December 2015. Bret is a Central Illinois...

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  • Craig Choate
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    Craig Choate

    Craig is the Weekend Sports Anchor and Sports Reporter at WCIA.

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  • Marlee Wierda
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    Marlee Wierda

    Marlee Wierda joined the WCIA 3 team in November 2018. With a passion for sports and telling stories, Marlee knew she wanted to be a reporter from a very young age, and is very excited to be a part...

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  • Ryan Burk
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    Ryan Burk

    Ryan Burk is thrilled to be a part of the CI Living team. For him, getting to tell stories about the people and places that make Central Illinois a great place to call home is what makes the job...

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  • Heather Roberts
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    Heather Roberts

    Heather Roberts was born and raised in central Illinois. After graduating from Rantoul High School she went on to attend college at Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas. While there she studied...

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