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Julian Teekaram

Julian attended Concordia High School and then went on to graduate cum laude from Ball State University with a degree in telecommunications and journalism. During her time there, she was a reporter and anchor for Newslink Indiana, Ball State’s Emmy award-winning nightly newscast. She also won an award from the …

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Kristin Kasper

Kristin Kasper anchors/produces Fort Wayne’s NBC News Weekends.  Kristin is from Wisconsin, (and a cheesehead at heart) but she spent the last three years in Wyoming as the Capitol Bureau Correspondent for KTWO Television. There, she discovered her love for political reporting, feature storytelling, and community theater! Kristin moved to Fort Wayne to …

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Tom Powell

Tom is a newsroom leader with 15 years of experience in broadcast journalism.  He prides himself on talking an enthusiastic approach to news gathering in order to tell important stories that capture your attention.  Tom’s first job took him to Sioux Falls, South Dakota where he reported for KSFY-TV.  He then moved to …

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Linda Jackson

Linda Jackson graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism.  She co-anchors Fort Wayne’s NBC newscasts at 5, 6 and 11. Linda also enjoys working with several area non-profits.  Linda served as a news intern at NBC33 in Fort Wayne while in college. She began her broadcasting career …

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Kayla Stewart

Kayla began an internship at WPTA in September 2016.  During that time, she continued studies toward her Bachelor’s degree in Journalism at IPFW. In January 2017, Kayla joined WPTA as a Multimedia Journalist and Production Assistant. Her love for journalism and in broadcasting began when she was in high school. …

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Sam Bauman

Sam Bauman joined WPTA as a Multimedia Journalist in January 2017. Before that he spent 3 years in Marquette, Michigan as a Morning Anchor for WLUC-TV6. He attended college at Wheeling Jesuit University where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications (Broadcasting). While in school Sam was a member of the …

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Sam Bauman

Sam Bauman joined WPTA as a Multimedia Journalist in January 2017. Before that he spent 3 years in Marquette, Michigan as a Morning Anchor for WLUC-TV6. He attended college at Wheeling Jesuit University where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications (Broadcasting). While in school Sam was a member of the …

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Kent Hormann

Fort Wayne native Kent Hormann began his broadcasting career in 1978 with WFFT.  A graduate of Heritage High School and Ball State University, Kent joined WFFT as one of the 12 people hired by the station after it signed on in December of 1977.  Kent Joined WKJG in June of …

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Kent Hormann

Fort Wayne native Kent Hormann began his broadcasting career in 1978 with WFFT.  A graduate of Heritage High School and Ball State University, Kent joined WFFT as one of the 12 people hired by the station after it signed on in December of 1977.  Kent Joined WKJG in June of …

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Krista Miller

Krista Miller is a northeast Indiana native, born and raised in Decatur. She loves working where she grew up, getting to share stories that impact her family, friends, and neighbors. Krista graduated from Bellmont High School in 2009, then went on to study Electronic Journalism at Butler University in Indianapolis. …

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