News Anchors

Anndrea Anderson

Anndrea is a reporter and the weekend anchor/producer. She joined the KDLT News team in April 2015. Anndrea comes to Sioux Falls from Scottsbluff, Nebraska, where she got her start in news at KOTA-TV. Before she made the trek to…

Simon Floss

Simon Floss is the newest member of the KDLT News Today team! He anchors with Carleen Wild and also serves as a reporter. He is utterly ecstatic to be a part of the team at KDLT. Floss was born in…

Tom Hanson

Tom is South Dakota’s most experienced television news anchor. In September of 2014 Tom was awarded the coveted Tom Brokaw Award, named after the longtime NBC News Anchor. In 2013 The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presented Tom…

Carleen Wild

Carleen is KDLT News' morning anchor and reporter, having joined the team in August of 2017. She brings a variety of experience into the role, working most of her career — 15 years, in broadcast journalism. In recent years, however,…

Kelsie Passolt

Hello! My name is Kelsie Passolt and I'm so excited to join the KDLT News team anchoring weeknight shows with Tom, Brandon and Mark! I've spent most of my 26 years growing up in Hayward, Wisconsin, but I'm a Minnesota…

News Reporters

Miranda Paige

Miranda Paige is excited to join the KDLT team as a news reporter. She graduated honors from Metropolitan State University of Denver with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. While in college she reported and anchored for her school’s student-run newscast,…

David Kline

David Kline is ecstatic to be joining the KDLT news team. He graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with his degree in Broadcast Journalism, where he worked in the school’s television station as a reporter and a sports anchor.…

Allison Royal

Allison Royal happily joins the KDLT team as a news reporter after working in San Luis Obispo, California. She graduated with cum laude honors from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo with a Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism,…

Nicole Griffith

Nicole Griffith is thrilled to call South Dakota home again. Nicole graduated from the University of South Dakota where she majored in Media & Journalism. Her interning experiences led her to Minneapolis where she worked with KSTP’s sports department. She…

KDLT Weather Team

Alex Alecci

Alex Alecci joined KDLT as chief meteorologist in December of 2017. He started his career as a student intern at WKMG Orlando in May of 2012. At the time he was studying meteorology at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach.…

Blaise Keller

Blaise joined KDLT and the KDLT Weather team in November of 2014 as the weekend meteorologist and weekday reporter, then he took the role of the morning meteorologist during the start of 2017. Blaise was born in Madison, Wisconsin, but…

Liz Whalley

Liz joined the KDLT Weather Team in September of 2017. Liz was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio and is a huge Ohio State Buckeye fan! While she had always enjoyed thunderstorms, after she saw the movie Twister at a…

Joe Farrell

Joe Farrell joins KDLT covering weekend weather and working as a journalist. Joe comes to KDLT from northern Iowa and he brings a passion and love for weather that he’s had for as long as he can remember. His mom…

Sports Anchors

Zach Borg

Growing up, Zach wanted be a power forward in the NBA, a pass rushing run stuffing defensive tackle in the NFL, and a power hitting right fielder in the Big Leagues. "After shooting up to 5'7" during my growth…

Mark Ovenden

Mark has been in sportscasting since 1976 where he began his career as weekend sports anchor at WTVR in Richmond, VA. The Boston native always wanted to be a sportscaster since driving friends crazy by doing play by play…

Managers and Producers

Ben Anderson

Benjamin has been a part of the Sioux Falls media circus for over 20 years. Originally from Minnesota, he got his start in radio and has since moved to TV. Benjamin is an avid kayaker and more than casual sports…

Adel Toay

Adel Toay started working at KDLT in May 2014 as a production assistant. He studied at the Art Institute of Los Angeles and South Dakota State University. This is Adel’s second time working at KDLT after he was a production assistant…

Jessica Brovold

Jessica is excited to be back in the newsroom. You may remember her as a former evening anchor of KDLT News at 5, 6 and 10. Jessica returns to KDLT as news director after spending some time working in public…

Justin Wulf

Justin joined the KDLT News team in July of 2014 as the producer for the 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts. He studied at Georgia Southern University and South Dakota State University before breaking in to journalism as a sports reporter…

Monica Albers

Monica Albers joined KDLT in September 2015 after graduating from Valparaiso University with degrees in Communication and Political Science. While at Valpo, Monica worked at various editorial levels of the university’s award-winning newspaper, including time spent as its editor-in-chief. She…

Photographers

Adam Huntimer

Adam started working at KDLT in August of 2009. He has 5 years of experience covering local sports and news in the area. This is his second stint at KDLT after interning here in the summer of 2002. Adam is…

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