KCCI to expand weekend newscasts
KCCI television will expand its weekend morning newscasts by two hours. The station, owned by Hearst Television Inc., will add an hour of news each weekend morning beginning at 5 a.m. As part of the news expansion, longtime KCCI anchor Steve Karlin will join the weekday morning anchor team along with Katie Ward and meteorologist Wes Callison. KCCI anchor Marcus McIntosh joins the weekend morning team of Amanda Lewis and meteorologist Metinka Slater. KCCI anchor Kevin Cooney will join Cynthia Fodor and meteorologist Kurtis Gertz at 5 p.m. on KCCI’s First News at Five.