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Tom Kenny - Anchor
ABC 36 NEWS AT 5, ABC 36 NEWS AT 6, ABC 36 NEWS AT 11
Tom Kenny joined ABC 36 News in June of 2001 as a General Assignment Reporter. A native of Peoria, Illinois, he graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications from Western Illinois University. He currently anchors ABC...

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Amber Freeman - Evening Anchor
ABC 36 News at 5:30, 6, 10, & 11
Amber grew up on the beaches of the Space Coast of Florida, but comes to Lexington from the Western Slope of Colorado, where she was the evening news anchor for the CBS affiliate in town. The change from flip flops...

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Doug High - Anchor
GOOD MORNING KENTUCKY, ABC 36 NEWS AT NOON AND 12:30
Doug High joined the ABC 36 family as a weekend news anchor in December 2009 and in September 2010 became Co-Anchor of Good Morning Kentucky weekday mornings from 5am-7am and Good Day Kentucky weekday mornings from 9am to 10am. Originally...

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Katie Solove - Morning Anchor
Good Morning Kentucky, Good Day Kentucky, Midday Kentucky
Katie Solove is co-anchor of Good Morning Kentucky and Good Day Kentucky, as well as co-host of Midday Kentucky at noon. Katie is originally from Ohio but is thrilled to be in the Bluegrass State, near where her sister and...

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Weather Team

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Jason Myers - Chief Meteorologist
ABC 36 NEWS AT 5, ABC 36 NEWS AT 5:30, ABC 36 NEWS AT 6, ABC 36 NEWS AT 10, ABC 36 NEWS AT 11
Chief Meteorologist Jason Myers weather forecasts can be seen weekday evenings on ABC 36 at 5pm, 5:30pm, 6pm, 10pm (MyKY 36.2), and 11pm. Jason’s forecasts have been awarded “Most Accurate Weather Forecast” in Central and Eastern Kentucky by WeatheRate each...

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Meteorologist Elise Dolinar joined the weather team in October 2016. She moved to Lexington after spending three years in Lima, Ohio as the Morning Meteorologist for the local NBC station. Elise is a 2013 graduate of Ohio University and holds...

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Meteorologist George Zabrecky joins the ABC 36 Weather Team with 36-years of forecasting under his belt. He has served as a broadcast meteorologist in Toledo, Ohio, Tampa, Florida, and Cincinnati, Ohio before joining the ABC 36 team. Email George at...

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Good Morning Kentucky Meteorologist Justin Roth weather forecasts can be seen weekday mornings on ABC 36 from 5 AM to 7 AM and 9 AM to 10 AM on Good Day Kentucky. Justin comes to WTVQ from the NBC affiliate...

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Sports Team

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Alex Risen joined the ABC 36 News team in October of 2011 as ABC 36’s Weekend Sports Anchor/ Sports Reporter. Alex can also be seen Friday nights co-anchoring the Highschool Highlight Reel. Alex started out in the broadcast business while...

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Bryan Kennedy hails from the Bluegrass State. He was born and raised in Owensboro, KY where he graduated from Apollo High School in 2006. Bryan graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor...

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Reporters

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Veronica Jean Seltzer - Reporter/Weekend Anchor
News at 5, 5:30, & 6, Weekend Edition
Veronica Jean Seltzer joins ABC 36 as Weekend Anchor and Producer. On weekdays, you will see her reporting the news. VJ hails from a small horse farm outside New York City and most recently comes from South Bend, Indiana where...

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Kelsi Thorud joined ABC 36 in November of 2016 as a reporter. Originally from Portland, Oregon, Kelsi comes to Lexington from Peoria, Illinois where she reported for the ABC and NBC affiliates. Kelsi holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism...

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Kentucky native Lauren Shepard joined the ABC 36 news team as a reporter in September 2017. Lauren grew up in small-town Cynthiana, Kentucky where she developed a love of news at a young age. Now, she's living out her life-long...

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Ryan joined ABC 36 in January of 2018. He’s worked in New Mexico and Texas. During his time as a jouralist, he’s covered the oil markets and the close Congressional race between Will Hurd and Pete Gallego. Ryan grew up...

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Christy Bollinger joined the ABC 36 news team as a reporter in March 2018. Christy comes from a little western Kentucky town called Cadiz. She graduated from Western Kentucky University in May 2017 with degrees in Broadcast Journalism and Criminology....

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The Chicago land/Northwest Indiana native joined the ABC 36 news team as a reporter in July of 2018. He graduated from Northwestern Oklahoma State University in May 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication and Journalism. Travis worked...

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MK Hosts

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Troy joined the ABC36 team in September 2016 as Host and Executive Producer of Midday Kentucky He is a native of Australia, with over 10 years of experience in program development, radio and TV program hosting, entertainment reporting in both...

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