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Des Moines TV station reporter Gothner departs

January 7, 2022

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Chris Gothner

Chris Gothner, reporter/anchor at KCCI-TV in Des Moines, Iowa has left after 4 years. The death of his father, who suffered a heart attack on a cruise in October 2021, prompted his move.

However, he hopes to return to broadcast journalism.

Previously, he was a reporter/anchor for WISC-TV in Madison, Wisconsin and held the same post and was a producer at KOMU-TV in Columbia. He has also reporter for KBIA 91.3 FM, Mid-Missouri’s NPR member station.

Gothner graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

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