Posted 8:25 AM 3/18/2010
Rob Quirk has been a primary News Anchor for News 5 since 1989. During his long tenure at KOAA, Rob has covered numerous national breaking news stories such as the Waldo Canyon fire, the Aurora theater shooting tragedy as well as the Columbine massacre and Oklahoma City bombing trial of Timothy (More)
Posted 9:39 PM 12/16/2011
Jennifer Horbelt, along with long-time Anchor Rob Quirk, co-anchors Southern Colorado's highest rated newscasts, News 5 at 5, News 5 at 6, and News 5 at 10. She is also sole anchor of the fast-paced and popular News 5 at 6:30.
Jennifer began her anchoring duties at KOAA on Southern (More)
Posted 4:38 PM 10/7/2009
Adam is Anchor of News 5 Today and News 5 at Noon.
Adam has received four Edward R. Murrow journalism awards for his reporting skills and was the 2011 recipient of the Edward R. Murrow award for excellence in television writing.
A Colorado native, Adam received his degree from Colorado State University. In his free time, Adam enjoys playing volleyball, running and enjoying the beauty of Southern Colorado.
Posted 8:31 AM 10/23/2012
Marissa is the Anchor of News 5 Today, the highest rated morning news show in Southern Colorado. Marissa came to KOAA from KOB in Albuquerque, New Mexico where she was a morning news Anchor and Reporter. Marissa has a master's degree in Broadcast Journalism from the Newhouse School at Syracuse (More)
Posted 2:52 PM 3/8/2012
Zach Thaxton is an Emmy-winning journalist who brings a decade's worth of experience to the News 5 newsroom.
Thaxton began at News 5 in June 2010 and currently serves as weekend co-anchor and a multi-media journalist (MMJ), shooting, writing, and editing his own general assignments news (More)
Posted 12:57 PM 7/24/2009
Mike is the weeknight Weather Anchor and has been forecasting the weather for KOAA for more than 20 years.
Born and raised in Pueblo, Mike is used to the constantly changing weather patterns in Southern Colorado.
When he is not monitoring the weather, Mike enjoys spending time outdoors fishing, running or bike riding.
Posted 2:03 PM 1/8/2013
Stephen Bowers comes to News 5 from WTOK in Mississippi where he covered severe weather including snow storms, hurricanes and a historic tornado outbreak in 2011. As a Meteorologist, Stephen is excited to be a part of the most experienced weather team in all of Southern Colorado, First Alert (More)
Posted 3:34 PM 5/14/2013
Stephanie Ortmann joined the News 5 weather team in April of 2013 and is excited to be living and working in Colorado again.
You may recognize Stephanie. She previously worked at KKTV in Colorado Springs several years ago and returns to Southern Colorado after working in Portland, OR (More)
Posted 10:12 AM 10/19/2009
Jordan came to News 5 from KOBI in Medford, OR, in October of 2006. He has a BA in Telecommunications, Broadcast News from Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA. Jordan's dedication to understanding the southern Colorado sports scene and accurately delivering those stories, has earned him the position of Sports Director. He is orginally from the Seattle, WA area and not only enjoys sports-related activities, but is also an avid film and music buff.
Posted 2:38 PM 11/12/2009
Bill Folsom came to Colorado Springs from Salt Lake City. In his opinion, one of the greatest benefits of reporting is meeting different and interesting people. He admires the unsung heroes and loves telling their stories. It is no surprise then,that he feels humility is the most important (More)
Posted 2:35 PM 10/19/2009
Andy started his broadcast career at KOAA News 5 in June of 2003. He has done everything from studio crew, to producer to photojournalism and editing. He is a Pueblo native and graduated from South High School in 1997. Andy earned a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree from Sam Houston State University in 2002. Some of his outside interests include playing guitar, going to movies and playing with his dog.
Posted 12:18 PM 1/10/2013
Annie comes to News 5 from NBC 26 in Augusta, Georgia where she was a reporter and fill-in anchor. There, she covered everything from breaking news and stories of local interest to the Masters.
She traveled to Washington DC for National Police Week and covered in-depth reports on officers (More)
Posted 3:40 PM 1/8/2013
Maddie Garrett joins News 5 from Lafayette, Louisiana where she was a reporter and fill-in anchor for KOAA's sister-station, KATC. An award winning journalist, Maddie is News 5 Today's "Happening Now" desk anchor and reporter.
Maddie grew up in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and attended the (More)
Posted 10:38 AM 12/10/2012
Tony Spehar comes to News 5 from WBND in South Bend, Indiana where he was a General Assignment Reporter specializing in crime and political controversies. Also at WBND, Tony was part of the station's Emmy award winning outstanding weather coverage team.
Tony is a Colorado native, born and (More)
Posted 9:32 AM 11/27/2012
Eric Ross comes to KOAA News 5 from KFDA-TV in Amarillo, Texas where he was a reporter and fill-in anchor.
While he's covered everything from tornadoes to snowstorms, his true passion lies in the realm of investigative journalism.
Eric began his broadcasting career at age 17, when (More)
Posted 3:06 PM 2/16/2012
Jacqui started at News 5 in December of 2011. She has interned at WRC in Washington D.C., MSNBC's Chief Washington Correspondent, Norah O'Donnell and Representative John Culberson's office in the 7th District of Texas. She Graduated from George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs with a double major in International Affairs and Religion with a minor in Anthropology. Jacqui also enjoys yoga and time in the mountains.