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Meteorologist Jason Sydejko Joins KCCI

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KCCI, the CBS affiliate in Des Moines, Iowa, has announced the addition of meteorologist Jason Sydejko to its news team. Sydejko, who was previously chief meteorologist at Duluth, MN, FOX affiliate KQDS, will deliver the weekend evening and noon forecasts.

“Jason is a strong meteorologist with a personality our viewers are going to enjoy getting to know,” KCCI news director Dave Busiek said. “Covering Iowa weather is the most important thing we do at KCCI and we look forward to Jason joining our experienced team of John McLaughlin, Kurtis Gertz, Metinka Slater and Frank Scaglione.”

Sydejko begins his new position next month.

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KCCI Returns Steve Karlin to Evenings, Names Replacement

karlin and hansonSteve Karlin (pictured right) is going back to the KCCI 5:00 p.m. news.

Karlin anchored the 5:00 p.m. show for the Des Moines CBS affiliate from 1993 until being moved to mornings in 2011.

The station also announced it’s replacing Karlin in the mornings with Eric Hanson (pictured left). Hanson has worked at KCCI for 14 years.

“I think viewers will be delighted to welcome Steve back to 5pm, where he successfully anchored for many years,” KCCI news director Dave Busiek said in a statement. And Eric is well-known to our viewers and will be a great addition to the morning team.”

Morning Anchor Katie Ward Leaving KCCI

Katie Ward is leaving Des Moines CBS affiliate KCCI, according to the Des Moines Register.

KCCI news director Dave Busiek said Ward, who co-anchors the morning newscast alongside Steve Karlin, is leaving this summer and plans to spend more time with her two young children.

Ward joined KCCI in 2006 and was named morning anchor in 2010. Busiek said the station is already looking for her replacement at the anchor desk.