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…

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,…

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…

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…

News Reporters

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…

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.…

Rebecca David

  Rebecca David joined the KDLT News team as a multimedia reporter in January 2017. Prior to that, Rebecca worked with WJON radio station in St. Cloud, Minnesota as a reporter. Rebecca is originally from South Sudan, but moved to…

Sydney Kern

Sydney Kern joined the KDLT news team in December 2015 after spending a year in the panhandle of Nebraska working at KOTA Territory News. Before then, she studied broadcast journalism at Louisiana State University (Geaux Tigers!) where she earned…

KDLT Weather Team

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…

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…

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…

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

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…

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…

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…

Amber Kruger

Amber Kruger joined KDLT in July 2014 as the morning news producer. This is Amber's second time working at KDLT after she interned in 2013 after her junior year at Southwest Minnesota State University. Amber grew up all over the…

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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