Dec 12, 2013

Kelly Ann Cicalese Joins WSAZ Weather Team


Category: Station News

HUNTINGTON, WEST VIRGINIA - WSAZ Newschannel 3 has announced the hiring of award-winning broadcast meteorologist Kelly Ann Cicalese. She will join meteorologists Brandon Butcher, Josh Fitzpatrick, and chief meteorologist Tony Cavalier on WSAZ’s First Warning Weather team.

Cicalese comes to WSAZ from KGWN-TV CBS 5 News in Cheyenne, Wyoming. There she anchored the weather for morning and afternoon broadcasts, produced weather segments and reported live, on-location during severe weather outbreaks. In June of 2013 she was awarded the title of Best Weather Broadcaster in the state of Wyoming by the Wyoming Association of Broadcasters.

“Kelly Ann is an excellent addition to an outstanding weather team that’s tireless in its effort to provide accurate and up-to-the-minute forecasts, especially in times of severe weather.” said Dan Fabrizio, WSAZ news director. Added Matt Jaquint, WSAZ general manager, “Having Kelly Ann on the team will allow us to better serve our viewers who count on WSAZ First Warning Weather every day.”

Prior to her position at KGWN, she interned for WWOR-TV in Secaucus, New Jersey. She holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Meteorology from Rutgers University.

WSAZ NewsChannel 3, myZ TV, WSAZ.com and WSAZ Mobile serve viewers in West Virginia, Ohio, and Kentucky with Severe Weather and Breaking News coverage. More people receive their news, weather and sports from the digital platforms of WSAZ than all other local stations combined. Gray TV is a broadcast company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, that owns and operates television stations in 31 television markets broadcasting 46 channels affiliated with one of the "Big 4 Networks" (ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC) and 42 additional channels of programming. Gray also operates additional television stations that broadcast channels affiliated with ABC, CBS, NBC, CW, and Telemundo. Our owned and/or operated television stations collectively broadcast twenty-three channels affiliated with the CBS Network, fourteen channels affiliated with the NBC Network, nine channels affiliated with the ABC Network and five channels affiliated with the FOX Network.