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News Team

Bruce Aune, Anchor/Reporter
News assignments at TV9 have taken Bruce all over the country and the world including several trips to China, Russia, and Japan. In 1996, he won a regional Emmy for his extensive coverage of Iowa’s relationship with China’s Hebei Province. -more-

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Beth Malicki

Beth Malicki, Anchor/Reporter
Beth co-anchors KCRG-TV9 News at 5, 6 & 10 Monday through Friday.  -more-

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Ashley Hinson, Anchor/Reporter
Ashley has been a part of the KCRG-TV9 Morning News Crew for more than 6 years. -more-

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Nicole Agee

Nicole Agee, Anchor/Reporter
Nicole Agee loves waking up with eastern Iowa weekday mornings on KCRG-TV9. -more-

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Chris Earl, Anchor/Reporter
Chris Earl brings many years of on-air experience to KCRG-TV9. -more-

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Brady Smith, Anchor/Reporter
Brady Smith, a familiar face to Eastern Iowan TV viewers, joined the KCRG-TV9 News Team in July of 2013. -more-

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Dave Franzman, Reporter
Reporter Dave Franzman began broadcasting at KCRG-TV9 in 1978. -more-

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Katie Wiedemann

Katie Wiedemann, Reporter
Katie is a Dubuque native who loves reporting the news from her hometown. -more-

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Mark Carlson

Mark Carlson, Reporter
Mark joined the KCRG-TV9 news team in October 2010 and serves as our Iowa City reporter. -more-

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Jill Kasparie

Jill Kasparie, Reporter
A self-described "Midwestern girl at heart", Jill Kasparie joined the KCRG-TV9 News team in June 2011. -more-

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Heather Hubbs, Reporter
Heather Hubbs joined the KCRG-TV9 News team in January 2013. You can watch her reports on the KCRG-TV9 Morning News  -more-

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Forrest Saunders, Reporter
Forrest Saunders re-joined the KCRG-TV9 News team in April.  -more-

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Weather Team


Joe Winters, KCRG-TV9 Chief Meteorologist

As many people already know, Joe loves the winter! Joe says, "Bring on the snow and cold!" -more-

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Kaj O'Mara, KCRG-TV9 Meteorologist

Kaj is originally from Iowa City and has loved the weather for as long as he can remember. -more-

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Justin Gehrts, KCRG-TV9 Meteorologist

Justin, a native of Galena, Illinois, joined the First Alert Storm Team in October of 2009. -more-

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Charlene Malin, KCRG-TV9 Meteorologist

Charlene joined the First Alert Storm Team in December 2010.

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Sports Team


Scott Saville, Sports Director

Scott says, ”My life has truly been blessed, what other job in America are you paid to watch games, eat free media food, fly stunt planes and ride bulls?” -more-

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Josh Christensen, Assistant Sports Director

Josh is very excited to join the KCRG-TV9 sports team and can’t wait to cover the Hawkeyes, Panthers and Cyclones. If you ever see him covering a game or story, feel free to say hi. -more-

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Scott Westerberg, Sports Anchor/Reporter

After a stint covering everything from bull riding to curling in North Dakota, Scott Westerberg is back in his home state after joining the KCRG-TV9 Sports team in August of 2013. -more about Scott-

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John Campbell, Sports Contributor

John has ridden and reported on RAGBRAI 14 different years and he was named Iowa Sportscaster of the year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. -more-

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