4 NEWS NOW STAFF

Olivia Roberts

Olivia Roberts is a news content producer and studio reporter on Good Morning Northwest. Olivia graduated from Gonzaga University in May of 2019 with a degree in broadcast studies & electronic media. In 2017, Olivia was given the opportunity to…

Destiny Richards

Destiny Richards joined the 4 News Now team in January 2020 as a multi-media journalist and reporter for Good Morning Northwest. Destiny previously worked as a photojournalist and multi-media journalist at the CBS affiliate in Amarillo, Texas. She is from the…

Rhiannon Cochrane

Rhiannon Cochrane joined the 4 News Now team as a producer in August of 2019. She is a University of Idaho graduate with degrees in Journalism, Radio/TV/Digital Media Production and English-Creative Writing. She also holds an MFA in Screenwriting. Rhiannon loves…

Stevee Chapman

Stevee Chapman is the Executive Producer of Nightside, 4 News Now’s 11 p.m. show.

Aaron Polevoi

Aaron Polevoi is the 5 p.m. newscast producer for 4 News Now. A native of Bellingham, Washington, Aaron attended college at Washington State University and graduated in May of 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism and media production. One month later, he…

Connor Sarles

Connor Sarles joined the 4 News Now team as a digital content producer in June 2019 after a year at KHQ-TV. He is a Gonzaga University graduate, and is ecstatic to work in his hometown. He’s fascinated by digital media,…

Emily Oliver

Emily Oliver joined the 4 News Now team as a Digital Producer in March of 2019. Emily is a recent graduate of Eastern Washington University, where she majored in Communication Studies and received a minor in Journalism. During her time…

Erin Robinson

Erin Robinson is the Digital Content Manager at 4 News Now. Erin joined the 4 News Now team in March 2019 after spending nearly a year in Denver working the assignment desk at KUSA. She began her journalism career in…

Elenee Dao

Elenee Dao joined the 4 News Now team in August 2019 as a multimedia journalist. Elenee came to Spokane from southern Idaho, where she was a multimedia journalist and filled a few other roles. She is an Arizona native and…

Nikki Torres

Nikki Torres joined the 4 News Now team in September 2018. She graduated with a degree in Strategic Communication from The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University. She also earned a minor in Business Administration from…

Maher Kawash

Maher Kawash joined the 4 News Now team as a multimedia journalist in June of 2019. He graduated with a degree in Journalism from Eastern Illinois University while also working for the PBS affiliate WEIU-TV as a lead anchor, reporter…

Katerina Chryssafis

Katerina Chryssafis joined the 4 News Now team as a multimedia journalist and weekend weather anchor in June 2019. Katerina is excited to continue her career in the Inland Northwest. She comes to us from Grand Junction, Colorado where she…

Kyle Simchuk

Kyle Simchuk joined 4 News Now as a multimedia reporter in May 2017. He is a graduate of Washington State University (Go Cougs!) and is happy to begin his career in a state he’s always called home. Kyle was raised…

Melissa Luck

Melissa Luck is the Executive News Director at 4 News Now, overseeing TV news, digital platforms, promotion and news production. Melissa’s passion for journalism began pretty much at birth. Her father was a television sportscaster and she made her first…

Alyssa Charlston

Alyssa’s passion to tell stories and learn about people through sports began in college at the University of Idaho. As a student-athlete, she gained unique perspective on the sports world, and extra conditioning running from her practice to other sports…

Keith Osso

Keith began his broadcast career at 4 News Now as a sports photographer in May of 2003, was promoted to sports reporter in July of 2005, and Sports Director in January of 2014. Keith is a Spokane native and proud East…

Mark Peterson

Mark Peterson anchors Good Morning Northwest alongside Robyn Nance and Derek Deis each weekday morning. Mark Peterson has been in broadcasting since 1982 in Radio and started in Television in 1987. He graduated from high school in Billings, Montana, and…

Kris Crocker

Chief Meteorologist Kris Crocker brings you the 4 News Now Forecast Focus every weeknight on 4 News Now at 5, 6 and 11. Kris’ dedication to providing you with the most accurate weather forecasts in the Inland Northwest has been recognized with five Emmy nominations,…

Ariana Lake

Emmy-nominated journalist Ariana Lake anchors the 4 News Now weekend shows and shares stories from the Inland Northwest throughout the week as a multi-media journalist. Ariana was raised in Montana, in a county without a single stoplight. Despite her small…

Nia Wong

Nia Wong joined the 4 News Now team as an evening anchor and investigative reporter in August 2019. She comes to the Lilac City by way of Sin City, having spent three years as the weekend morning anchor and morning…

Aaron Luna

The smell of diesel fuel, fresh cut grass and sawdust immediately takes me back. Back to summers on the soccer field, weekends building forts in the backyard trees with my brothers and the smell of my dad’s uniform when he came…

Derek Deis

Derek Deis anchors Good Morning Northwest with Robyn Nance and Mark Peterson Monday through Friday. Previously Derek served as Sports Director, having joined the 4 News Now family in June of 2009 after nearly five years as a sports anchor/reporter…

Robyn Nance

Robyn Nance anchors Good Morning Northwest Monday through Friday along with Derek Deis and Mark Peterson. Robyn has been in Spokane since 1996, a month before ice storm hit. After that “warm” welcome, she and her husband felt initiated to…