Ray D'Alessio joined the Georgia Farm Monitor staff in November, 2012, after spending 21 years as both a sports and news anchor / reporter at the local and national level. From 2001 to 2008, Ray worked on CNN & CNN Headline News in Atlanta. In 2009, Ray left CNN and spent the next 14 months in Louisville, Kentucky where he anchored the morning news at WAVE-TV. In 2010, Ray returned to Atlanta and rejoined CNN as a freelance sports anchor until coming aboard at Georgia Farm Bureau.
Kenny Burgamy brought more than 30 years of radio and TV experience when he joined the Farm Monitor staff in March 2014. Kenny came to the Monitor from WMAZ-TV in Macon, Georgia, where we was working as morning and midday news anchor.
Ray D'Alessio (left) and Kenny Burgamy on the set
of the Georgia Farm Monitor.
Mark Wildman spent 5 years working on media production for Georgia state government agencies, then worked for 6 years as a freelance photojournalist on numerous projects in and around the state, most recently with Georgia Public Television. He joined the Farm Monitor staff in 2005 and is a reporter / field producer for the show.
Damon Jones joined our staff in 2011 as a reporter / field producer. Damon was sports director for WGXA-TV in Macon, Georgia prior to joining the Farm Monitor staff. He has come to know much about Georgia's farmers and agriculture in the state from his travels producing weekly stories for the show.