Gray/D.C. Ups Lisa Allen To Top Slot


Since May 2019, she has served as Executive Producer of “Full Court Press with Greta Van Susteren.”

Now, she has been promoted to VP/GM of the Washington, D.C., operations for Gray Television.

Taking the role is Lisa Allen. This will see her manage the various elements that comprise Gray’s operations on Capitol Hill and ensure their close integration with other newsrooms and resources across the company.

Gray’s Washington operations include the following:

  • The Washington, D.C. News Bureau that serves local newsrooms in all of Gray’s
    markets, headed by Bureau Chief Jacqueline Policastro
  • Legal and political analysis for individual stations by Greta Van Susteren
  • Political reporting led by White House Correspondent and Senior National Editor
    Jon Decker
  • The Washington-based team of investigative journalists under Gray Television Vice
    President of Investigation Lee Zurik

Gray Television SVP/Local Media Sandy Breland commented, “Our Washington operations are expanding to serve our growing company’s reach, making it necessary for a strong
local leader who understands both our challenges and our strengths. We are thrilled to promote Lisa to this new role, as she will ensure that we continue to provide our stations and our audiences with the highest possible level of unique, quality journalism from the Nation’s Capital while also accelerating collaborative political content partnerships involving Gray’s D.C. Team.”

Prior to joining Gray, Lisa was a Supervising Producer for Scripps-owned Newsy, based in Chicago.