Meet The KVRR Team

Raya Quttaineh

Multimedia Journalist

Raya was born in (the country of) Jordan but grew up in Saint Paul, Minnesota. As a University of Minnesota journalism student, she learned to use the power of multimedia storytelling to capture important moments that tell people’s stories and document the events shaping their lives. Raya’s experiences at WCCO-TV, FilmNorth, the Century Times student newspaper and The Mix in…

Kathryn Gallo

Sports Reporter

Kathryn joined the KVRR team in January of 2018 and is excited to begin her reporting career here in Fargo! She was born and raised in a suburb just outside of Boston, MA. Growing up during a time where Boston won multiple Championships, it didn’t take long before Kathryn became a huge sports fans. She fulfilled a dream of going…

Chris Howard

Photojournalist

Chris is originally from West Palm Beach, FL. He was born in the same hospital he ended up working at, Saint Mary’s Medical Center. Chris worked in the Emergency Room at St. Mary’s Medical Center for 2 years before making the move to Fargo in 2017 with his wife Rebecca. He became a full-time photojournalist at KVRR in November of…

Nick Couzin

Weekend Sports Anchor

Nick grew up just outside the Chicago city limits in a suburb called Lincolnwood. Growing up a Chicago sports fan, his fondest memories are the 2005 White Sox World Series, Devin Hester running back the opening kickoff in Super Bowl XLI and the three Stanley Cups captured by the Blackhawks in 2010, 2013 and 2015. He loved the Midwest and…

Marshall Downing

Morning Meteorologist

Marshall Downing came to Fargo in May of 2018 as a graduate of Mississippi State University. As a military kid, he traveled across the country growing up and got a taste for connecting with others and scientific curiosity. This combination led to a career in Broadcast Meteorology. He is excited to add North Dakota to the list of places that…

Max Mueller

Weekend Weather Authority Forecaster

Max is originally from the small town of Mahtomedi, MN. He became interested in severe thunderstorms and tornadoes in his early teens and wanted to study weather. Max started chasing tornadoes in college and tries to make time every spring to drive thousands of miles across the country to chase the weather. He attended UND with a major in Atmospheric…

Austin Erickson

Executive Producer

Austin grew up in the small town of Albany, Minnesota. He got his first job in broadcasting at his hometown radio station AM 1150 KASM where he read farm markets and the weather, and enjoyed picking the music at The Polka Station of the Nation. Austin then went to study Mass Communications/Journalism and Political Science at Augsburg College in Minneapolis….

Danielle Church

Multimedia Journalist

Danielle was born in Delaware but grew up in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago. She attended DePaul University where she was involved in the student newspaper, the DePaulia, the Society of Professional Journalists, Good Day DePaul and the Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence. During her time in the Windy City, she also interned at “Chicago’s very own” WGN-TV. Danielle…

Joe Radske

News Director

Joe was born and raised in the Midwest. Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Journalism has been his passion all his life. He was a sports reporter/photojournalist in Madison, Wisconsin before stepping behind the camera as a producer/assignment editor. Joe’s joined news teams in Milwaukee, Green Bay, Indianapolis and Minneapolis. While at KMSP in the…

Adam Ladwig

Morning News Anchor, Producer, Multimedia Journalist

Adam Ladwig joined KVRR as the Weekend Anchor/Reporter in October, 2015. Prior to that, he was the Devils Lake bureau reporter for WDAZ-TV for nearly four years. He started his journalism career at KDUH-TV in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Adam has won multiple awards for reporting, including an Eric Sevareid award and a Regional Emmy Award. A Colorado native, Adam graduated from…