Jay Adkins was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, but was raised on the westside of Indianapolis, Indiana. Jay graduated from Ben Davis High School in 2015, and he graduated from Indiana State University in 2019 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.
In his free time, Jay enjoys playing video games, listening to music, making beats, working out, hanging with friends, and going to the movies.
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Michaela Springer was born in Evansville, grew up in the middle-of-nowhere Southern Illinois, then lived in the Greater Pittsburgh area during their college years. They now live in Indianapolis with their aunt, uncle, cousin, and their three dogs.
They graduated from Geneva College in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania in 2022 with a bachelor’s degree in writing. During college, they interned with Human City Creative, a small film company focused on telling the hidden stories of Western PA, and worked as a photographer, videographer, writer, and editor. They also worked as a stage manager for the college’s Bagpiper Theater, and wrote for the school’s literary magazine, The Chimes.
After college, they moved to Indianapolis, working at both a bookstore and a steak house, before joining WISH-TV in March 2023 as a digital journalist.
When they’re not at the writing desk, they are still probably writing something in their free time. They also enjoy creating digital art, reading fantasy novels, indulging in crime documentaries, and playing tabletop roleplaying games.
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Divine Triplett grew up in Gary, Indiana and graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Indiana State University in 2021 before moving to Indianapolis to further her journalism career.
During college, she joined WTWO, the NBC affiliate in Terre Haute, as a part-time journalist. During her tenure there, she worked in the news department as a photographer, editor, videographer and writer. After graduating from college, she transitioned into a full-time role where she covered breaking news, operated cameras and conducted interviews.
During her spare time, she began creating her own projects to include in their evening newscasts.
She came to WISH-TV in March 2022 as a digital journalist and became a digital lifestyle content producer in February 2023.
In her free time, she enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends and self-care. She also enjoys creating content on her social media platforms.
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Daja Stowe is originally from Indianapolis, but was raised in Terre Haute, Indiana.
She has previous television experience in Terre Haute at WTWO as a production assistant and WTHI as a production assistant. Daja also has experience anchoring and producing news with Access USI in Evansville.
Daja graduated from Vincennes University in 2018. At her time at Vincennes, she gained experience being a newsbreak reporter at WVUT.
She moved back to Indianapolis in June of 2021 in hope to further her career in the industry. Growing up she has always envisioned herself working in television. Her journey at WISH-TV as a Digital Journalist is something that she is very excited for!
Daja is eager to learn and ready to write stories that the community cares about.
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Gregg Montgomery is a true Hoosier born in Lafayette and now a Noblesville homeowner. He grew up on a farm in Alexandria that’s been in the family more than 150 years.
He graduated from Alexandria-Monroe High School. He occasionally says, “Boiler up!” because of his days attending Purdue University. While in college, he worked for The Associated Press and The Indianapolis News as a stringer, and was a staff writer for his hometown’s weekly newspaper during time off from Purdue.
One semester, he took a public relations internship at Bader Rutter advertising agency in Milwaukee and got to travel the Midwest for Harley-Davidson Motor Co., AMC Theatres and the former Deutz-Allis farm equipment corporation.
Upon leaving West Lafayette, he took a job with the former Noblesville Daily Ledger and Topics Newspapers, where he worked for more than a decade.
The Ledger/Topics was eventually bought by the company that owns the Indianapolis Star, where he also worked for a few years before moving to WISH-TV.
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Ashley Fowler is a native Hoosier.
Originally from Columbus, Ind., Ashley now lives on Indy’s south side with her miniature dachshund, Charlie.
She joined WISH-TV in early 2022 after more than five years in the newsroom at WIBC.
Ashley is a graduate of the University of Indianapolis with degrees in communication and sport management.
In her free time, she likes going to concerts, museums, and hockey games.
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Jason Ronimous is the Digital and Assignments Manager for WISH-TV. With over 25 years of experience in broadcasting, Jason is excited to work for the WISH Digital Team.
Jason is a graduate of the University of Central Missouri and has worked in several news operations, including Evansville IN, St. Louis MO, Springfield IL, and Indianapolis. He also worked for NASA for a year and covered two Space Shuttle landings at Edwards Air Force Base in California.
While working as a videographer, Jason had the opportunity to cover Super Bowls, Presidential Debates and other national events. One of his most memorable experiences was being on the sidelines for the St. Louis Rams championship season and the “Greatest Show on Turf”.
Jason has lived in Greenwood for the last 10 years with his teenaged son and daughter.
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