Bruce Aune

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Bruce was in high school when he began his broadcasting career at KLIZ Radio in his hometown, Brainerd, Minnesota.

Bruce was in high school when he began his broadcasting career at KLIZ Radio in his hometown, Brainerd, Minnesota.

He continued in radio during college and worked as a sports reporter for AFN-Europe in Frankfurt, Germany, during his time in the Army.

Bruce started in television in 1974 at KEYC-TV in Mankato, Minnesota. He spent nearly five years there, first as a news reporter and then as sports director. From there he was news director and anchor at KIMT-TV in Mason City, IA. He then went on to anchor and report at WREX-TV in Rockford, Illinois, and WILX-TV in Lansing, Michigan. Bruce came to TV9 in 1986, and has anchored the 5:00, 6:00 and 10:00 PM newscasts since then.

News assignments at TV9 have taken Bruce all over the country and the world including several trips to China, Russia, and Japan. He is a regional Emmy winner for his extensive coverage of Iowa's relationship with China's Hebei Province. He has also traveled and reported on several presidential campaigns, and his numerous assignments in Washington D.C include covering four presidential inaugurations. His work at TV9 earned Bruce the prestigious Jack Shelley Award, the highest individual honor of the Iowa Broadcast News Association.

Bruce is a graduate of Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall, Minnesota, and attended graduate school at what was then Mankato State University.

Bruce and his wife, Darcy, live in Cedar Rapids with her children, Nicholas and Natalie. His daughter, Kirsten, has three children (Rachel, Michael, ad Anthony) making him a proud grandpa.

Bruce also enjoys traveling, golf, and baseball.


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