Sales Team

Lori Bruffett
Vice President/GM, GSM

Lori Bruffett has been with the KBTX-TV sales team since 1988 and has seen a lot of changes in the advertising industry.

Amy Lane
Digital Sales Director/Account Executive

Amy joined the KBTX family in 2008 and has been serving customers through local TV advertising since 1997.

Brittany Andrews
Account Executive

Brittany joined KBTX in July of 2018. She has thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to learn about the media and television industry from a knowledgeable and passionate team.

Ashley Angonia
Account Executive

With three years of marketing experience under her belt, Ashley joined the KBTX Sales team in June 2017.

Heather Brinkley
Account Executive

Heather started at KBTX in May 2012.

Lauren Flores
National Sales Manager

Lauren joined the KBTX family in April of 2009. After working in several different areas in the station she has found her true passion as the National Sales Manager.

Sonia Kitzman
Account Executive

Sonia started at KBTX in November of 2016 as the Sales and Accounting Assistant.

Zach Mandel
Account Executive

With a background in radio and marketing, Zach is very enthusiastic about being able to help the local businesses of the Brazos Valley grow through TV and digital offerings.

Kathy Miller
Account Executive

Kathy joined the KBTX team in June 2020 as an Account Executive.

Katy Teeter
National Sales Assistant/Traffic Coordinator

Katy came onboard in May 2017 as KBTX’s National Sales Assistant and has been learning ever since.

Julieanna Diaz
Sales Assistant

Julieanna joined the KBTX team in October of 2020. She is very eager to learn more about the television and media industry.

Weather Team

Max Crawford
Meteorologist

Max has been the meteorologist for Brazos Valley This Morning since 2015. Catch him and the BVTM crew weekdays 5-7.

Mia Montgomery
Meteorologist / Producer

Mia joined KBTX as a meteorologist and producer in May 2020.

Erika Paige
Meteorologist

Erika Paige is the Weekday Noon & 4PM and Weekend Evening Meteorologist at KBTX

Shel Winkley
Chief Meteorologist

Shel Winkley is the Chief Meteorologist for the PinPoint Weather Team. You can catch his forecast Sunday through Thursday at 5, 6, and 10pm.

Sports Team

Darryl V Bruffett
Sports Director

Joined the KBTX News Department in 1987 as a News Reporter/Photographer/Weekend Sports Anchor in August - 1987. Promoted to Sports Director in 1990.

Tyler Shaw
Sports Anchor/Reporter

Tyler Shaw joined the KBTX sports team in June 2019 as a weekend sports anchor/reporter.

John Wilson
Sports Reporter/Anchor

John joined the KBTX Sports team n 2004.

Gray DC Bureau

Jacqueline Policastro
Washington Bureau Chief

Jacqueline Policastro created the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in 2014. She’s covered Congress and the White House for more than a decade.

Ted Fioraliso
Senior Reporter/Executive Producer

Ted Fioraliso returned to Washington, D.C. in April 2016 as a senior reporter/executive producer at the Gray Television Washington News Bureau.

Peter Zampa
Multimedia Journalist

Peter Zampa joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in June 2015 as a multimedia journalist.

Alana Austin
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.

Kyle Midura
Multimedia Journalist

Kyle Midura joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in September 2017 from Gray TV's WCAX-TV.

Timothy Knapp
Supervisor of Videography

Timothy Knapp joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in September 2018 as Studio Manager and Photojournalist. He now serves as Supervisor of Videography.

Jillian Angeline
Multimedia Journalist

Jillian Angeline joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in January 2019 as a multimedia journalist.

Karen Daborowski joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in January 2019 as a producer.

Natalie Grim
Multimedia Journalist

Natalie Grim joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau as a multimedia journalist in June 2019.

Kristin Kasper
Multimedia Journalist

Kristin Kasper joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in July of 2019 as a multimedia journalist.

Tyler S. Smith
Photojournalist/Editor

Tyler Smith joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in July 2019 as a photojournalist/editor.