John Reger co-anchors the evening editions of KSBY News at 5:00, 6:00, 6:30 and 11:00. He also co-anchors KSBY News at 10:00 on the Central Coast CW5.
Originally from Minneapolis, Reger first came west to attend Stanford University, where he played basketball and graduated with honors in Political Science and Communications.
The Associated Press and the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences have recognized Reger's work with awards for excellence in journalism, including the prestigious Emmy, television's top honor.
Reger comes to KSBY from KION-TV, the CBS affiliate in Monterey, where he served as a primary anchor and reporter. He has also worked at network-affiliated stations in Minneapolis, Utah, Idaho, and South Dakota.
When asked about living on the Central Coast, Reger replied, "I'm at the best station in a fantastic community. I live at the beach and I get to work with real professionals. How can it get any better?"
An avid adventure traveler, Reger has visited more than 90 countries, seen the "Wonders of the World," and climbed some of the world's largest mountains. He is fluent in Spanish and speaks Japanese, plays several musical instruments, loves to backpack and surf, and is always up for a good game of hoops.