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1994: Kevin Cooney

Author: perkinsk

Kevin Cooney (1974) joined Des Moines’ KCCI newsroom while still in high school and worked there full-time after graduation. After two years at KNTV in San Jose, Calif., Cooney began anchoring KCCI newscasts in 1982. Cooney has covered many major events for KCCI, including the 1993 release of hostages and ISU alumni Thomas Sutherland and Terry Anderson in Lebanon live via satellite, a first in Iowa broadcast history.