KCCI To Broadcast Forums With Des Moines City Council Candidates

Hearst Television’s CBS affiliate KCCI Des Moines, Iowa, will host three forums with Des Moines City Council candidates. KCCI Commitment 2021: Des Moines City Council Forum will be half-hour programs airing across three weeknights leading into the election. Council Seat: At-large Date: Tuesday, Oct. 19, 6:30 p.m. Candidates: Connie Boesen, Justyn Lewis. KCCI Moderator: Stacey Horst, anchor/reporter Council […]

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KCCI‘s Michelle Parker Inducted Posthumously Into Iowa Broadcasting Association Hall Of Fame

KCCI Meteorologist Jason Sydejko Moves To Weekdays

Hearst Television’s CBS affiliate KCCI Des Moines, Iowa, today promoted Storm Team 8 Meteorologist Jason Sydejko, a member of KCCI Storm Team 8 since 2015, to its KCCI 8 News This Morning. When a derecho swept across Iowa in 2020, Sydejko was on the air throughout the storm to keep viewers safe. Jason also reported live […]

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New Jobs Posted To TVNewsCheck

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for an technical director and an IT manager for KCCI, Hearst’s CBS affiliate in Des Moines, Iowa.

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New Jobs Posted To TVNewsCheck

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a chief engineer, a sales executive and a sales account executive.

Chris Gloninger Tapped As KCCI Chief Meteorologist

Certified Broadcast Meteorologist Chris Gloninger will lead Hearst-owned CBS affiliate KCCI Des Moines, Iowa’s Storm Team 8 weather team. He will make his on-air debut as chief meteorologist on July 6. Gloninger has broad experience forecasting during snowstorms, hurricanes, and severe weather events. His career has stretched from the Midwest, at Hearst’s WISN Milwaukee to […]

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New Jobs Posted To TVNewsCheck

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a general manager, a brand manager, an assistant news director, a commercial producer, a traffic coordinator and a digital sales manager.

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KCCI Earns Awards From Iowa Broadcasters

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Digital Sales Manager And Chief Meteorologist Openings

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a digital sales manager and a chief meteorologist at Nexstar and Hearst stations.

KCCI Des Moines Chief Meteorologist Kurtis Gertz Leaving

Hearst-owned KCCI Des Moines, Iowa, Chief Meteorologist Kurtis Gertz today announced plans to leave the station after 25 years forecasting weather in Central Iowa. The station said Gertz leaves an important legacy of leadership in his wake, as well as a seasoned team of meteorologists to carry on KCCI’s long-held tradition of providing life-saving information […]

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News Management And Investigative Reporter/Producers Openings

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for executive producers, investigative reporters and producers openings at Hearst and Sunbeam stations.

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KCCI Focusing On Iowans’ Mental Health This Week

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General Manager, Creative Services Director And Maintenance Tech Openings

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a general manager, a creative services director and a maintenance technician for Nexstar, Hearst and Allen Media stations.

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News Producer And Reporter Openings

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for news producers at Hearst and Standard Media stations in Iowa and Nebraska, and for reporters at a Hearst station in Iowa.

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KCCI Helps Provide 1.7 Million Meals For Hungry Iowans

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Anchor-Reporter Scott Carpenter Joins KCCI News

Hearst-owned CBS affiliate KCCI Des Moines, Iowa, has added anchor-reporter Scott Carpenter to weekend mornings. Carpenter will anchor KCCI 8 News Weekend Mornings. He takes over from Tisia Muzinga, who moved to an anchor role weekdays on KCCI 8 News This Morning. Carpenter is moving to central Iowa from western Georgia, where he’s been the sports […]

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General Manager And Sales Openings

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a general manager at Nexstar’s two stations in South Dakota, and an account executive for Hearst’s station in Iowa.

KCCI Rheya Spigner Moves To Weeknight News

Hearst-owned CBS affiliate KCCI Des Moines, Iowa (DMA 68), is moving anchor-reporter Rheya Spigner from weekday mornings to weeknights. On Aug. 3 she will become the anchor of KCCI 8 News at 9 on the station’s MeTV subchannel, and she will co-anchor KCCI 8 News at 5,6, and 10 alongside Stacey Horst and Steve Karlin. Since […]

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KCCI Hosts Forum With Black Collegiate Athletes

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KCCI Hosts Black Lives Matter Leaders In Public Forum

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KCCI Raises $560,000 For Food Bank In Single Day

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Openings In Media, Maintenance & Distribution

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a media specialist at a top 5 market O&O, a maintenance technician for a Hearst station in the midwest, and a programming and content distribution director for Illinois Public Media.

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Sports Net GM And Sales Manager Openings

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a general manager to develop a local 24-hours sports network, and a national sales manager at a Hearst station in the midwest.

Undecided Iowa Voters Probe Candidates At KCCI

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Sales, Research, IT Openings At Hearst’s KCCI

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings at Hearst’s KCCI Des Moines, Iowa, for a sales manager, broadcast IT manager and a research director.

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KCCI Welcomes Meteorologist Kelley Moody

Meteorologist Kelley Moody is joining Hearst-owned KCCI Des Moines, Iowa (DMA 75). Moody will be getting Central Iowa viewers ready for their day as KCCI 8 News This Morning’s new meteorologist. Her first day at KCCI will be Oct. 7. Moody is no stranger to severe weather. In her most recent position as a meteorologist in Palm […]

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KCCI Iowa Veterans Program Earns Governor’s Award

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KCCI Launches New Set With More Video Elements

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KCCI Reporter Uses Social To Flip The Narrative

Lauren Donovan is a 24-year-old journalist working for KCCI, the Hearst CBS affiliate in Des Moines, Iowa. Don’t let her age fool you: she is a well-established weekend anchor and morning reporter, with a social media following in the thousands.

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KCCI Adds Tisia Muzinga As Weekend A.M. Anchor

Tisia Muzinga is joining Hearst-owned CBS affiliate KCCI Des Moines, Iowa (DMA 75) as anchor of KCCI 8 News This Morning Weekends. In addition to anchoring she will also report during weekdays. Muzinga spent most of her childhood in Wisconsin before earning a journalism degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Prior to joining KCCI she […]

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New TV Openings In California, Iowa, Florida

There are three new jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s MediaJobCenter for a COO/VP in San Francisco, an account executive in Des Moines, Iowa, and a general manager for two Fox stations in Panama City, Fla., and Dothan, Ala.

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KCCI Takes Top Award For News Photography

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Getting Creative Can Drive Revenue From Social

The winners of TVNewsCheck’s first Social Media Excellence Awards describe how their stations have been able to monetize various experiments in targeting social media audiences that go beyond just repeating what’s in their news broadcasts. (Photo: Wendy Moger-Bross)

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KCCI Wins A TVNewsCheck Social Media Excellence Award

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KCCI Reveals Personal Moments, Incredible People

Hearst’s KCCI Des Moines, Iowa, took top honors in the small-medium market category in TVNewsCheck’s inaugural Social Media Excellence Awards. Its social media producer explains how the station captured a “beautiful moment” to lift it above the pack.

Social Media Excellence At NewsTECHForum

To honor innovative, creative and effective use of social media, this year’s NewsTECHForum on Dec. 10 will present the first Social Media Excellent Awards to WTVT Tampa, Fla.; KCCI Des Moines, Iowa; Josh Johnson of WSFA Montgomery, Ala.; and Kristen Hampton of WBTV Charlotte, N.C. After accepting their awards, winners will participate in a panel discussion moderated by Kim Wilson of Social News Desk.

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KCCI Names Allison Smith News Director

The former KCCI producer returns to lead the journalism efforts at Hearst’s CBS affiliate in Des Moines.

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KCCI Earns Two Regional Emmy Awards

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KCCI News Director Dave Busiek To Retire

The news leader of Hearst’s Des Moines CBS affiliate will step down at the end of 2018 after 39 years at the station, 29 as news director.