Des Moines Register seeks a breaking news reporter

The Des Moines Register is seeking a breaking news reporter to cover crime, fires, traffic accidents, weather disasters and other spot news in central Iowa and to travel across Iowa for big news. This reporter also will have the opportunity to handle some courts coverage. A breaking news reporter must be adept at taking photos […]

The Free Press hires Block as reporter

Francesca Block will join The Free Press, Bari Weiss’ new online journalism website,  as a reporter in August. Recently, she was a breaking news reporter at the Des Moines Register, where she covered crime, weather, entertainment, city government and politics. Block contributed to and worked as a digital and social media editor at TOTI Media […]

Des Moines Register seeks a breaking news multimedia reporter

The Des Moines Register / , part of the USA TODAY NETWORK and a Pulitzer Prize-winning news organization, seeks an aggressive, digitally savvy multimedia journalist who is eager to gather and deliver news through text, photos and video on a wide variety of stories. Responsibilities: The Reporter Will Have a Multifaceted Mission Covering breaking news, […]

Bacharier joins Des Moines Register as politics reporter

Galen Bacharier will join the Des Moines Register, part of the Gannett | USA today Network, as a politics reporter. He begins April 10. Recently, Bacharier was a reporter at the Springfield News-Leader, also part of the Gannett | USA Today Network, where he covered Missouri politics and government. Previously, he was a research assistant […]

Des Moines Register appoints Kremer photo editor

The Des Moines Register has tapped Kelsey Kremer to serve as a photo editor. Recently, Kremer held the post of photojournalist. Before that, she was an associate digital editor for photo. Kremer joined the Register in 2013 and interned at Gazette Communications in Iowa. She held the posts of news and opinion visuals editor, photo […]

Tugade joins Des Moines Register as a social justice reporter

Felissa Amanda Tugade has joined the Des Moines Register as a social justice reporter. Tugade was an education reporter at Wednesday Journal, which publishes three newspapers in the western suburbs of Chicago and one in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood. Previously, she reported for Shaw Media and was an arts and culture editor at Free Spirit Media […]

Ramm joins Des Moines Register as health care reporter

The Des Moines Register has tapped Michaela Ramm to serve as a health care reporter. Ramm begins Aug. 1. Recently, Ramm was a health care reporter at the Cedar Rapids Gazette, which she joined as an intern in 2016 before being promoted to general assignment reporter. She was a Poynter Institute fellow and reported/edited for […]

Garcia departs Dallas Morning News for Des Moines Register

Nic Garcia is joining the politics team at the Des Moines Register. His new role starts July 19. Currently, Garcia is a senior writer at the Dallas Morning News, covering Dallas County government and other political stories in North Texas, a post he will be leaving on July 16. Prior to the News, Garcia was […]

Press-Citizen names Shillcock local government reporter

George Shillcock has joined the Iowa City Press-Citizen as a local government reporter. He will be covering Iowa City and surrounding communities in Johnson County, and business and housing development projects in the area. Previously, he was a Indianola/Southern suburbs reporter at The Des Moines Register. Shillcock has also interned at The Columbus Dispatch and […]

Akin named retail reporter at Des Moines Register

Kaitlyn Akin, currently a politics intern at the Des Moines Register, will be starting as the company’s retail reporter on Feb. 10. Previously, she was first a news editor and then a managing editor at The Chicago Maroon. She also interned at PolitiFact for four months. Akin also served as a marketing and public relations […]