Jeff Thelen is the most veteran member of the Newschannel 7 team. The Campbellsport native started here as a part-time reporter in 1994 while working as news director at WDUX Radio in Waupaca. He was hired full time in 1996.
Dale joined NewsChannel 7 in April 2007 as weekend sports anchor and reporter. He was named the station's sports director in May 2009 and was promoted to WZAW's NewsChannel 7 at 9 anchor in November 2017.
Heather Poltrock came to WSAW as a sports intern in August of 2007. She is now the digital content manager for NewsChannel 7 and the main online content producer for WSAW.com.
Erinn Taylor joined NewsChannel 7 as an Anchor/Reporter in December 2021.
Desiree Fischer came to NewsChannel 7 in 2002 as a part time production assistant and now serves as NewsChannel 7’s Assignment Manager.
Brittany Dobbins came to WSAW as a Multimedia Journalist in June 2021.
Tony Langfellow joined the NewsChannel 7 team in May 2020 and is a weekday reporter and the Sunrise 7 Sunday Anchor and Producer. He is a native of Robbinsdale, Minnesota, a suburb of Minneapolis.
Hannah Borchert joined NewsChannel 7 as a multimedia journalist in July of 2021. She majored in communication and journalism, advertising, and media studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She also earned a certificate in peace studies and conflict resolution.
Mark comes to WSAW after working at WEAU in Eau Claire for almost 6 years. Mark was born in Pottstown, PA, but after graduating from Owen J. Roberts High School moved to Wisconsin to attend the University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point before transferring to Mississippi State.
Jeremy Tabin is a familiar face here in North Central Wisconsin. He has been a meteorologist at Newschannel 7 for nearly 15 years.
Chad Franzen returns to central Wisconsin for another stint at forecasting the quickly changing weather of Wisconsin. Chad worked in Wausau at another station from 1998 until 2004 and then spent another 2 years working at WREX in Rockford, Illinois.
Audrey Leigh joined the NewsChannel 7 team in July of 2021 as the Sunrise 7 Meteorologist on weekdays. This is her first time living in Wisconsin after spending four years in central Illinois.
Noah Manderfeld came to WSAW in June of 2020 as a reporter. Noah was born and raised in the small town of Northfield, Minnesota. Growing up with a love of baseball and sports, he decided at the age of 12 that he wanted to broadcast sports.
Ben Helwig joined the NewsChannel 7 team in July 2021 as a multimedia journalist.
Emily Davies began her career at NewsChannel 7 in 2013 and has worked in several positions since then. She helped launch the 7 Investigates team in 2016, which has done award-winning work for the people of north-central Wisconsin.
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.
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.