Amanda Decker is a native of Indianapolis. Amanda has more than ten years of professional experience producing and anchoring newscasts, reporting, and editing video.
Amanda says, “I’ve spent a lot of time in Evansville while my sister was a student at USI. I got to know the community, and I really liked it. Coming back to Indiana was an opportunity I couldn’t pass up.”
Amanda graduated from Ball State with degrees in Telecommunications, Journalism, and Political Science.
Chris Cerenelli has 7 years of professional experience producing and anchoring newscasts, reporting, shooting and editing video, forecasting the weather, and managing the assignment desk.
Chris says “It’s great to be in a city like Evansville. I grew up in Youngstown, Ohio so I appreciate the Midwestern way of life. This is a truly special opportunity, and it’s a responsibility I take very seriously.”
Chris graduated from Belmont University in Nashville with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Journalism.
Chad Evans is a native of Odon, Indiana.
Chad has ten years of professional experience as a meteorologist. Chad has a National Weather Association Seal of Approval and is a member of the Indiana State Climate Office Advisory Committee. Chad is an active blogger about the weather. He also has writing credits in two PBS weather documentaries (An Illinois Winter and Stinging Dust and Forgotten Lives: The Dust Bowl), and is the author of It Was a Mighty Tempest: Hoosier Severe Weather & Flood Events Prior to 1905.
Chad graduated from Indiana State University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Climatology.
JoJo Gentry is a native of Anderson, Indiana.
A graduate of Butler University, JoJo competed on the Butler Women’s Golf Team while pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism. During her time at Butler, she spent four years covering sports in local and national media markets with the U.S. Basketball Writers Association and National Sports Journalism Center. She was also a reporting intern at WTHR-TV and WISH-TV in Indianapolis, where she covered high school basketball for ‘Operation Basketball’ at WTHR-TV and general news assignments at WISH-TV.
JoJo says “It’s an honor to do what I love in my home state! Indiana is a great place to live and work, where people are surrounded by Hoosier hospitality and community engagement.”
Lauren Leslie is an Evansville native.
Lauren graduated from the University of Southern Indiana with a Bachelor of Science in Radio and Television and a Minor in Criminal Justice.