Amanda Decker is a native of Indianapolis, Indiana and joins WEVV from Little Rock, Arkansas where she worked at Independent News Network. Amanda was responsible for producing and anchoring five evening newscasts for stations in multiple markets. Amanda has nine years of professional experience producing and anchoring newscasts, reporting, and editing video.
Amanda says “Evansville is the market I want to call home. 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 joins WEVV from WTVF in Nashville, Tennessee. Before Nashville, Chris worked at WLIO in Lima, Ohio and at WKEF/WRGT in Dayton, Ohio. Chris 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. I look forward to getting to know the people of the Tri-State and the issues that matter most to them.”
Chris graduated from Belmont University in Nashville with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Journalism.
Chad Evans is a native of Odon, Indiana, and joins WEVV from WFLI in Lafayette, Indiana where he was the chief meteorologist. Chad may be a familiar name to those in the Tri-State, as he also previously worked at WEHT as weekend meteorologist.
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 says “I’m looking forward to moving back to the southern end of the state, and to the shorter drives to see my family in Daviess County. I always hoped to have the opportunity to return to the Tri-State, and I’m anxious to get started.”
Chad graduated from Indiana State University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Climatology.