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  • Anchor - Reporter

    Diana Davis

    Diana Davis

    Diana Davis presents Region 8 News at Midday, then anchors the 5 & 6 p.m. newscasts with Craig Rickert. A native of Raytown, Missouri, Diana attended the University of Kansas William Allen White School
    For over two decades, KAIT viewers have been turning to Diana Davis for the latest news coverage of northeast Arkansas and southeast Missouri. Email Diana
  • Anchor - Reporter

    Craig Rickert

    After ten years in television, KAIT presented a new challenge for Craig Rickert. He started out his career covering sports in Iowa and Alabama. Then in 2002, KAIT gave him the chance to move to the news
    Craig has spent much of his career in sports, serving as the Sports Director at Raycom affiliate WAFF-TV in Huntsville, Alabama. At KAIT, his role as evolved into news as the lead anchor and reporter for Region 8 News at 5, 6 and 10. Email Craig Follow Craig on Twitter @region8anchor
  • Anchor - Reporter

    Amanda Hanson

    Amanda Hanson

    Amanda Hanson joins the Region 8 news team with a passion for local news. Before coming to KAIT, she was a sports reporter and editor at WREG in Memphis, TN. During her time at WREG, Amanda served
    Amanda Hanson joins the Region 8 news team with a passion for local news.  Before coming to KAIT, she was a sports reporter and editor at WREG in Memphis, TN.  Email Amanda
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  • Chief Meteorologist

    Ryan Vaughan

    Ryan Vaughan

    Ryan Vaughan has been with Region 8 through several tornado outbreaks, including April 2nd tornadoes of 2006 and the Super Tuesday Outbreak of 2008. Email Ryan   Read Ryan's Blog Follow Ryan on Twitter @ryanvaughan
    Ryan Vaughan has been with Region 8 through several tornado outbreaks, including April 2nd tornadoes of 2006 and the Super Tuesday Outbreak of 2008. Email Ryan   Read Ryan's Blog Follow Ryan on Twitter @ryanvaughan
  • Meteorologist

    Justin Logan

    Justin Logan

    Justin was born and raised in the heart of the bluegrass in Paris, Kentucky, a small town  outside of Lexington. He anchors the Storm Center on Good Morning Region 8. Email Justin.  Follow Justin on Twitter @jloganwxguy
    Justin was born and raised in the heart of the bluegrass in Paris, Kentucky, a small town just outside of Lexington. He now anchors the Storm Center on Good Morning Region 8. Email Justin.  Follow Justin on Twitter @jloganwxguy
  • Meteorologist

    Andrew Wilson

    Andrew Wilson

    Andrew Wilson was born in Newark Delaware and raised in Brandon, Mississippi.  He went to college at Mississippi State University where he graduated with a degree in Professional Meteorology with a Broadcast
    Andrew Wilson was born in Newark, Delaware and raised in Brandon, Mississippi.  He went to college at Mississippi State University finishing with a degree in Professional Meteorology with a Broadcast Emphasis.  Follow @AndrewWilsonWX and email him at awilson@kait8.com
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  • Sports Director

    Chris Hudgison

    Chris Hudgison

    Chris Hudgison was named KAIT Sports Director on December 31st, 2011. He was the Weekend Sports Anchor from June 2009-December 2011. He began his television career in his hometown of Columbus, Georgia.
    Chris Hudgison was named Sports Director in December 2011. Email Chris Follow Chris on Twitter @ChrisHudgison
  • Kamen Entchev

    Kamen Entchev

    Kamen Entchev came to KAIT in February of 2014.  Jonesboro is just the latest stop for Kamen. He was born in Sofia, Bulgaria but grew up in the greater Chicago area.    Kamen is a proud 2013 graduate
    Kamen Entchev came to KAIT in February of 2014.  Kamen is a sports anchor and reporter. Email Kamen Follow Kamen on Twitter @KamenEntchev
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  • Reporter - Photographer

    Veronica Smith

    Veronica Smith

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    Veronica joined the Region 8 News team in January of 2013. She hails from Temple, Georgia, a small town west of Atlanta. Email Veronica »
  • Reporter - Photographer

    Jessi Turnure

    Jessi Turnure

    Jessi joined the Region 8 News team in May 2013. She comes to Jonesboro from St. Louis. Prior to joining Region 8, Jessi worked as a reporter/anchor at the NBC affiliate in Columbia, Missouri, KOMU-TV.
    Jessi joined the Region 8 News team in May 2013. She comes to Jonesboro from St. Louis. Prior to joining Region 8, Jessi worked as a reporter/anchor at the NBC affiliate in Columbia, Missouri, KOMU-TV.
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  • News Director

    Hatton Weeks

    Hatton Weeks

    Hatton was named news director in May, 2008, and is the first person from Region 8 to lead the news team in over 20 years.  Email Hatton.
    Hatton was named news director in May, 2008, and is the first person from Region 8 to lead the news team in over 20 years.  Email Hatton.
  • Assistant News Director

    Josh Harvison

    Josh Harvison

    Josh Harvison has been a part of the Region 8 News Team for approximately three years before his current role of reporter/video journalist for Good Morning Region 8. Email Josh.
    Josh Harvison is the Assistant News Director for KAIT. Email Josh.
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    Contact Region 8 News

    Region 8 News Team Email Directory Hatton Weeks News Director @hattonweeks Josh White Assistant News Director   Ronnie Weston News Operations Manager   David Rounds Digital Content Manager @kait_tech Diana
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