Spencer Washburn

Spencer Washburn

Spencer Washburn joined Newschannel 5 in March 2014 as the evening anchor of the 5, 6, and 11p.m. newscasts on KION.

Amanda Gomez

Amanda Gomez

Amanda Gomez joined the News Channel 5 team as the evening anchor in December 2014.

NewsChannel 5 Weather Team

Dann Cianca, Chief Meteorologist

Dann Cianca

Dann Cianca loves weather, quite possibly more than a man should, he says.

Ryan Smithies, Meteorologist

Ryan Smithies

Ryan Smithies graduated from Florida State University with a bachelor's degree of science in meteorology.

Jason Atcho, Meteorologist

Jason Atcho

Jason Atcho joined NewsChannel 5 in March 2015 as the morning meteorologist and co-host of Wake Up Central Coast.

NewsChannel 5 Reporters

Brandon Castillo, Reporter

Brandon Castillo started reporting for KION NewsChannel 5 in October 2014. He was born and raised in San Jose, California.

Mariana Hicks, Reporter

Mariana Hicks

Mariana joined News Channel 5 in December 2014. She comes to the Central Coast from Seattle, where she worked at a local station for nearly four years.

Erika Mahoney, Reporter/Producer

Erika Mahoney

Erika Mahoney joined KION after working in Binghamton, NY.

Michelle Pulido, Reporter

Michelle Pulido

Michelle Pulido is a reporter for NewsChannel 5 and Telemundo 23.

Jake Reiner, Reporter

Jake Reiner

Jake has called California his home state his entire life and he made a promise to himself that he wanted to start his journalism career out west.

Marissa Schwartz, Digital Content Director/Assignment Editor

Marissa Schwartz

Marissa Schwartz joined Central Coast News as a reporter in August 2012.

Telemundo 23

Claudia Otero, Telemundo Anchor

Claudia Otero

Claudia Otero es una periodista bilingüe de televisión ganadora del premio Emmy. Presentemente Claudia es la conductora y productora del noticiero Noticias de la Costa Central Telemundo 23.

Michelle Pulido, Reporter

Michelle Pulido

Michelle Pulido is a reporter for NewsChannel 5 and Telemundo 23.

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