Meet the Team

  • Jim Scott - Anchor 5, 6 & 11 p.m.
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    Jim Scott - Anchor 5, 6 & 11 p.m.

    Jim Scott has been broadcasting the news in Kern County since 1983. Born and raised in Casper, Wyoming, Jim's career in broadcasting started in high school, as a graveyard shift deejay for a top-40 AM radio station in his hometown.

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  • Tami Mlcoch - Anchor 5 & 11 p.m.
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    Tami Mlcoch - Anchor 5 & 11 p.m.

    Tami Mlcoch joined 17 News in April, 2000. After six years of waking up early to deliver the news, she moved to nights to anchor 17 News at 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. with Jim Scott.

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  • Jason Galvin - Sunrise Anchor
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    Jason Galvin - Sunrise Anchor

    Jason Galvin anchors 17 News at Sunrise with Maddie Janssen. He is an Emmy-award nominated reporter recognized for excellence in breaking news coverage.

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  • Maddie Janssen - Anchor 17 News at Sunrise and Noon
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    Maddie Janssen - Anchor 17 News at Sunrise and Noon

    Maddie Janssen joined the 17 News team in August 2009. She has the pleasure of helping Kern County residents get their days started on 17 News at Sunrise.

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  • Alissa Carlson - Chief Meteorologist
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    Alissa Carlson - Chief Meteorologist

    Chief Meteorologist Alissa Carlson has crossed the country covering all types of weather. She's forecasted weather for Kern County's Valley, Mountains, and Deserts since 2007.

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  • Nick James -  Sports Director
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    Nick James - Sports Director

    Nick joins the KGET news team from San Diego where he worked as a story producer and editor for NBC. He also worked for KUSI as a sports producer and web reporter.

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  • Kevin Charette - Morning and Noon Weather Anchor
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    Kevin Charette - Morning and Noon Weather Anchor

    Kevin Charette joined the 17 weather team in September 2005. Originally from Washington state, he began his broadcasting career as a reporter and weekend weathercaster at the NBC station in Medford, Oregon.

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  • Kristin Price - Weekend Anchor
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    Kristin Price - Weekend Anchor

    Kristin Price joined the 17 News team in January 2013. She is the weekend anchor and reports during the week.

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  • Alex Fisher - Reporter
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    Alex Fisher - Reporter

    Alex Fisher joined the 17 News team in May 2016. He reports on stories throughout the Golden Empire during the week and weekend.

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  • Olivia LaVoice - Reporter
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    Olivia LaVoice - Reporter

    Olivia LaVoice joined channel 17 as a reporter in December 2015. Olivia wakes up well before the sun comes up to bring you your news everyday on 17 News at Sunrise.

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  • Tabatha Mills - Reporter
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    Tabatha Mills - Reporter

    Tabatha is a newcomer to the KGET 17 team but not to the Golden Empire. She joined the KGET 17 team in January 2016.

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