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Caitlin Knute

Caitlin Knute

Coming back to the Peoria area has been like coming home for me. Although I grew up in the Chicago

Tyler Lopez

Tyler Lopez

We feel like we were chosen to come to join Your Home Team in Central Illinois.For my wife, it's a

Semone Doughton

Semone Doughton

Semone Doughton came to WEEK-TV from WXTX FOX 54 in Columbus, Georgia. 

Lauren Melendez

Lauren Melendez

Lauren Melendez joined the WEEK/HOI News Team in August of 2017 as a Multimedia Journalist/Reporter. 

Kyle Beachy

Kyle Beachy

Kyle Beachy is a Multimedia Journalist for 25 News and Heart of Illinois. Born and raised in Kokomo, Indiana, he attended

Kaitlin Pearson

Kaitlin Pearson

Hello viewers! My name is Kaitlin Pearson and I am a multi media journalist for WEEK and Heart of Illinois ABC. I am a graduate of Syracuse

Alex Menke

Alex Menke

Hello everyone! My name is Alex Menke. I am a MMJ for WEEK and HOI. As a native of West Peoria,

Stephanie Rodriguez

Stephanie Rodriguez

Stephanie Rodriguez is a multimedia journalist for WEEK 25 News. She graduated from Illinois State University in May 2018 with

Leon Hendricks

Leon Hendricks

Leon Hendricks was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1970. He received his bachelor’s degree in Broadcast News from Illinois State University,

Dave Janssen

Dave Janssen

My name is Dave Janssen otherwise known to my news staff as DJ and I'm from Pekin, Illinois.  I broke

John Kendall

John Kendall

Hello, my name is John Kendall. I am the current senior morning show producer at 25 News. I joined the

Tyler Lopez

Tyler Lopez

We feel like we were chosen to come to join Your Home Team in Central Illinois.For my wife, it's a

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Beneficial Rain Over the Weekend…But

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