The Hearst CBS affiliate will insert the newscast into MeTV, starting March 21.The half-hour broadcast will be anchored by Shaina Humphries.
KCCI To Add 9 P.M. News On Subchannel
Beginning March 21, Hearst Television’s CBS affiliate KCCI Des Moines, Iowa (DMA 72), will add a live daily 9 p.m. newscast to be broadcast on its ch. 8.2, MeTV Des Moines.
The half-hour KCCI 8 News at 9 on MeTV will be anchored by current KCCI morning anchor Shaina Humphries.
“KCCI is committed to being Iowa’s news leader and we want to make our No. 1 coverage as available as possible to our viewers,” said KCCI President-GM Brian Sather. “We know people are looking for news all day long. So from our expanded, market leading newscasts to our online, social and mobile platforms, we are delivering the same high quality news and weather whenever and wherever our viewers want it.”
MeTV Des Moines is also available on cable channels Mediacom 108, Algona Municipal Cable 10, Mahaska Communications 9 and Panora Cablevision 8.