News Team

Meet some of the team behind every KOBI-TV NBC5 newscast.

Aaron Nilsson

Aaron Nilsson

NBC5 News reporter/weather forecaster Aaron Nilsson is a Southern California native, but most recently lived in Seattle. He's also lived in Sweden and Utah. He graduated from Brigham Young Unive...

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Anthony Carter

Anthony Carter

Anthony Carter is a reporter and anchor for NBC5 News. He grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and graduated from Elizabethtown College in 2019. Anthony started his career as a print journalist, covering ...

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Bobby Johnston

Bobby Johnston

NBC5 News at Sunrise Meteorologist Bobby Johnston graduated from Mississippi State University with a degree in Geoscience, focusing on Meteorology. Before joining the NBC5 News team, he spent f...

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Craig Smullin

Craig Smullin

NBC5 News Director Craig Smullin anchors NBC5 News at 5 and hosts the Five on 5 Feature Interview on NBC5 News at 6. A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Craig graduated from Cal Poly in S...

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Derek Strom

Derek Strom

NBC5 News reporter Derek Strom is from Renton, Washington. He recently graduated from the Edward R. Murrow College of Communications at Washington State University with a degree in...

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Ethan McReynolds

Ethan McReynolds

Ethan McReynolds is a reporter and weekend anchor for NBC5 News. He grew up in Bothell, Washington and graduated from Gonzaga University with a degree in...

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Taylor Owen

Taylor Owen

Taylor Owen is an anchor and executive producer for NBC5 News. The Orange County, California native graduated from Utah Valley University with a degree in...

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Grace Smith

Grace Smith

Grace Smith is co-anchor for NBC5 News at Sunrise. The Chicago native is a recent graduate of University of Miami with a Communication Honors degree specializing in Broadcast Journalism. She minored i...

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Jenna King

Jenna King

NBC5 News reporter and anchor Jenna King is a Burbank native. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Sports Business. During her time at the U of O...

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Shellye Leggett

Shellye Leggett

Shellye Leggett anchors and produces the late night shows for NBC5 News, and you can also catch her anchoring on KMVU FOX26. She comes to the Rogue Valley from Albuquerque, New Mexico...

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Matt Jordan

Matt Jordan

Matt Jordan is the Chief Meteorologist for KOBI-TV NBC5. Matt joined the NBC5 weather team in 2014 after a year as a reporter and anchor in Alexandria, Louisiana. His experience with the seve...

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Marcus Veal

Marcus Veal

Marcus Veal is co-anchor of NBC5 News at Sunrise. The San Francisco native graduated from UCLA with a degree in English. He also played trumpet for...

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Zachary Larsen

Zachary Larsen

NBC5 News reporter Zachary Larsen grew up in Surprise, Arizona. He graduated from Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism. At ASU, Zack interned at...

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