NewsCenter Team - KTTC Rochester, Austin, Mason City News, Weather and Sports

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  • Anchor/Reporter

    Tom Overlie

    Tom Overlie

    Tom joined the KTTC News Center in May 2000 as co-anchor of the 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. weekday newscasts.

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    Tom joined the KTTC News Center in May 2000 as co-anchor of the 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. weekday newscasts.

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  • Anchor/Producer

    Caitlin Alexander

    Caitlin Alexander

    Caitlin Alexander is an Anchor and Producer at KTTC, holding down the weekday evening anchor desk. She is a Rochester girl--- thrilled to be back home!

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    Caitlin Alexander is an Anchor and Producer at KTTC, holding down the weekday evening anchor desk. She is a Rochester girl--- thrilled to be back home!

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  • Chief Meteorologist

    Matt Benz

    Matt Benz

    Matt Benz joined KTTC-TV as Chief Meteorologist in June, 2016.

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    Matt Benz joined KTTC-TV as Chief Meteorologist in June, 2016.

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  • Sports Director

    Pat Lund

    Pat Lund

    Pat took over as Sports Director at KTTC in 2000.  He's been involved in television sports for 28 years.More >>
    Pat was born in Rochester, Minnesota on June 27, 1963 at Saint Marys Hospital.  Pat graduated from MayoMore >>
  • Anchor/Producer/Reporter

    Jess Abrahamson

    Jess Abrahamson

    Jess AbrahamsonJess Abrahamson

    Jess Abrahamson came to KTTC in 1996, delighted to have found a job near the little town so close to her heart.

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    Jess Abrahamson came to KTTC in 1996, delighted to have found a job near the little town so close to her heart.

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  • Anchor/Producer

    Jacob Murphey

    Jacob Murphey

    Jacob MurpheyJacob Murphey

    Jacob joined KTTC in July 2016 after graduating from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in June 2016. 

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    Jacob joined KTTC in July 2016 after graduating from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in June 2016. 

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  • Morning/Noon Meteorologist

    Ted Schmidt

    Ted Schmidt

    Ted joined the KTTC weather staff in December 1999. He grew up pretending to be a TV weatherman as early as age six.More >>
    Watch Meteorologist Ted Schmidt on NewsCenter Today at 5:00 and on the NewsCenter at Noon at Noon. More >>
  • Anchor/Reporter

    Shannon Rousseau

    Shannon Rousseau

    Shannon joined the KTTC team in August 2016 as the weekend anchor, producer, and multimedia journalist after graduating from the University of North Texas. 

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    Shannon joined the KTTC team in August 2016 as the weekend anchor, producer, and multimedia journalist after graduating from the University of North Texas. 

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  • Multimedia Journalist

    Alanna Martella

    Alanna Martella

    Alanna joined the KTTC NewsCenter team in January of 2015 as a reporter and multimedia journalist.  The Cincinnati native graduated from the Ohio University E.W. Scripps School of Journalism in May, 2014. More >>

    Alanna joined the KTTC NewsCenter team in January of 2015 as a reporter and multimedia journalist.  The Cincinnati native graduated from the Ohio University E.W. Scripps School of Journalism in May, 2014.

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  • Multimedia Journalist/Anchor

    Niala Charles

    Niala Charles

    Niala joined KTTC in October 2015 as NewsCenter Today's Reporter/Fill-In Anchor, after graduating from Pepperdine University with a B.A. in Journalism and Economics. 

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    Niala joined KTTC in October 2015 as NewsCenter Today's Reporter/Fill-In Anchor, after graduating from Pepperdine University with a B.A. in Journalism and Economics. 

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  • Multimedia Journalist

    Chris Yu

    Chris Yu

    Chris Yu joined KTTC-TV in November, 2015 as a multimedia journalist. While growing up in Maryland, Chris first became interested in writing during his middle school English classes.

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    Chris Yu joined KTTC-TV in November, 2015 as a multimedia journalist. While growing up in Maryland, Chris first became interested in writing during his middle school English classes.

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  • Multimedia Journalist

    Francisco Almenara-Dumur

    Francisco Almenara-Dumur

    Francisco joined KTTC in June 2016 after graduating from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia in May 2016.

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    Francisco joined KTTC in June 2016 after graduating from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia in May 2016.

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  • News Director

    Noel Sederstrom

    Noel Sederstrom

    Noel Sederstrom joined the KTTC-TV staff as News Director in February, 2008. He's a native Minnesotan, having grown up on a farm near Litchfield, and also spending a lot of time on Lake Vermilion nearMore >>
    Noel Sederstrom joined the KTTC-TV staff as News Director in February, 2008.  He's a native Minnesotan,More >>
  • Internet Director

    Jonelle Glende

    Jonelle Glende

    Jonelle joined the NewsCenter team in July of 2013 as the NewsCenter Today morning producer.

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    Jonelle joined the NewsCenter team in July of 2013 as the NewsCenter Today morning producer.

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  • Executive Producer

    Jason Pope

    Jason Pope

    Jason joined KTTC in 2016 as their Executive Producer. Before moving to Rochester, Jason lived in Cedar Falls, Iowa and worked at the NBC affiliate, KWWL as a Content Producer for the 5 and 6 p.m. shows. 

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    Jason joined KTTC in 2016 as their Executive Producer. Before moving to Rochester, Jason lived in Cedar Falls, Iowa. 

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  • Producer/Sports Anchor

    Taylor Budge

    Taylor Budge

    Taylor joined KTTC/KXLT in August 2016 as a Sports Anchor and Producer.

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    Taylor joined KTTC/KXLT in August 2016 as a Sports Anchor and Producer.

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  • Chief Photographer

    Chuck Sibley

    Chuck Sibley

    Chuck began his career with KTTC in 1972, the year he graduated from Lourdes High School here in Rochester. Chuck began as a studio camera operator and has been the senior news photojournalist for overMore >>
    Chuck began his career with KTTC in 1972, the year he graduated from Lourdes High School here in Rochester.More >>
  • Photographer

    Shannon Bolte

    Shannon Bolte

    Shannon joined the NewsCenter Team in June of 2014 as a Quintern. In November of 2014 she was hired on as a full-time photographer.More >>
    Shannon joined the NewsCenter Team in June of 2014 as a Quintern. In November of 2014 she was hired on as a full-time photographer.More >>
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