AL CONKLIN: Season's Greetings from WBTV's Editorial Staff.
TOM BROCK: We're the team here at the station who discusses ideas and then writes the SpeakOut commentaries you see on our air.
KATHY ALKIRE: We're a pretty diverse group, representing different departments and a variety of job responsibilities.
ASHLEY KERLEY: Our charge is to give you our take on issues affecting Charlotte and its surrounding counties.
DEDRICK RUSSELL: This sometimes means holding our leaders' feet to the fire, encouraging them to do better.
AL CONKLIN: And we hope to challenge you, our viewers, to get involved in making a our city and region better places to live.
ALEXIS MITCHELL: Our Board also tries to recognize those who have made positive, selfless efforts on behalf of our community.
ALEX HELMS: We realize you may not always agree with us, but we really do want to hear what you think, both pro and con.
KEVIN RUSSELL: Now this is one of our favorite "SpeakOuts" to deliver – and not just because our families can see us on camera.
KATE McKINNA: It's our chance to wish you and your family all the joys of the Christmas season.
MELISSA HANKINS: We hope you're surrounded by loved ones and can enjoy all the music, laughter, and friendship the holidays inspire.
JADA WELLMAN: Most of all, we invite you to remember with us the Holy Child born on Christmas Day, Jesus Christ, and all that His life means for the world.
NICK SIMONETTE: So, from each of us on the WBTV Editorial Board, and all members of the WBTV family, we wish you a very "Merry and Blessed Christmas."