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Channel 9 News Cedar Rapids Live

KCRG News LogoKCRG News is a US-based TV channel owned by Gray Television and licensed to Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Channel 9 News Cedar Rapids Iowa runs at Virtual CH 9 and serves the entire area of the Eastern Iowa TV market that includes Iowa City, Waterloo, Cedar Rapids, and Dubuque. KCRG News comes on multiple local cables and satellites. Moreover, viewers can also enjoy its services over-the-air on the antenna or at the official website KCRG News uses the brand name KCRG-TV 9 News and a catchphrase Your 24-Hour News (and weather) source. The station is a complete package of Cedar Rapids News, National/International News, KCRG Weather, sports transmission, KCRG 9.2, Election Results, and Student of the Month.

Moreover, it also focuses on Everyday Families, Show You Care, KCRG-TV9 Daily Digest, Gary DC Bureau, Locals Love Us, Latest Videos, PowerNation, Latest Newscasts, and Investigate TV. KCRG Weather offers, Severe Weather, River Levels, KCRG Cancellations, Online Weather Academy, KCRG pinpoint Doppler Radar, Map Room, KCRG Closings, Freedom Festival, CityCAM Network, KCRG Weather Forcast, and WeatherCall.

KCRG News Live Stream

Enjoy Cedar Rapids Breaking News, KCRG Weather, Sports, Traffic, and thrilling ABC TV series with the channel’s live stream. Streaming is in HD, without any interruption, and has an ability to load even with low internet bandwidth. With any handheld device, viewers can catch the latest news and current affairs related to Cedar Rapids, anywhere in the world, any time of the day.

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General FAQs

Who Left Channel 9 News Cedar Rapids Weather Team?

Over the years, many KCRG Weather anchors and reporters have left the channel and several came in to fill their positions. Justin Gehrts, however, is the most recent weather personality who left the KCRG Weather in 2020 and joined Spectrum Networks for digital weather coverage. He started his meteorological career in February 2008 at WREX News. Gehrts witnessed heavy snow on the second day of his work at WREX TV. After leaving WREX, Justin started a role at KCRG TV 9 in October 2009 as a Weekend Morning Meteorologist. Later, in 2010, he claimed a Meteorological Certification from the AMS 2010.

What channel is KCRG 9.2 on Mediacom?

Mediacom airs the channel’s digital sub-channel KCRG 9.2 at CH 9.2 in Iowa. Viewers can tune in to this channel number on their TV set and get all the services that KCRG 9.2 has to offer to its customers. Mediacom is a great network of cable services in Iowa.

Did Nicole Agee Leave?

Nicole Agee Story

Nicole Agee still works for KCRG TV9 as an anchor and reporter. She has earned Emmy for her remarkable services. Moreover, Agee also co-presents KCRG TV 9 News at 5 alongside Beth Malicki and KCRG TV9 News First at Four with Chris Earl. She remained an anchor of the station’s morning newscast for 10 years. Before that, Nicole was a part of the KAAL News team as an anchor and reporter. There, she hosted the 6 and 10 pm news services. Moreover, Nicole worked simultaneously on in-depth stories and has a special interest in health/fitness and education stories. Agee began her career at KOMU News as a Reporter. At NBC affiliate, she was a weekend anchor and reporter. She also served the fill-in anchor positions for different shows. Furthermore, she also worked on investigative reports and dayturn content.

Can I watch KCRG 9.2 online?

Other than antenna and transmitter, KCRG 9.2 can also be watched online at the station’s official website through the channel’s live stream. The website offers the streaming of both KCRG TV 9 and KCRG 9.2. However, other than the channel’s official website, there is no way to watch KCRG 9.2 live stream anywhere on the internet.

What does KCRG stand for?

The callsigns for the station means Cedar Rapids Gazette representing Cedar Rapids’s newspaper and KCRG Broadcasting’s namesake and founder.

When did Britley ritz leave KCRG?

Britley Ritz stopped providing services to KCRG News in November 2017 after she found herself a better opportunity at Hearst Television as a full-time meteorologist. She worked at KCRG Weather for more than 2 years and 11 months. Britley, later, left Hearst Television too in March 2020 and joined The Weather Channel. She still works at The Weather Channel as a full-time weather anchor.

KCRG News Team

ABC Cedar Rapids news team covers everything from Cedar Rapids local news to KCRG Weather, sports, and traffic. KCRG News Team includes Chris Earl, Jay Greene, Beth Malicki, Taylor Holt, Ethan Strin, Becky Phelps, and Brian Tabick. The team has qualified news anchors and reporters who have excellent research skills and a nose for sensing a good story. Not only do they keep an eye on regional affairs, but they also look for the state, national and international affairs. Besides, the channel’s News Team has extraordinary collaboration skills among the squad members. Anchors closely work with the reporters and gather relevant information related to the hot topics. Moreover, each member of the the channel’s News Team complies with the moral codes of journalism, treats everyone equally irrespective of gender, race, and ethnicity.

Beth Malicki: News Anchor & Reporter at KCRG Cedar Rapids

Beth MalickiBeth Malicki is a talented and one of the most senior journalists at KCRG News who has been serving the station right from the anchor desk since March 2005. Malicki jas presented several top stories while maintaining her positions as the senior-most member of the KCRG TV 9 News. She covered the Missouri Governor’s death in a plane crash and a 2008 flood that caused a lot of damage. Moreover, Malicki composed and produced To the Point with Beth Malicki, a weekly public affairs show, that gained her quite a reputation in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. It is because of this show and her extraordinary reporting skills that Beth received Iowa Broadcast News Association Awards, the regional Emmy Awards, Northwest Broadcast News Association Awards, and several other accolades.

Malicki completed her BS Journalism or Broadcast News degree in 1999 at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Prior to Channel 9 News Cedar Rapids, Beth was a Program Leader in Kids on Course. She worked there for 6 years and 6 months from June 2013 to November 2019. At Kids on Course, Malicki supported the kids and students in completing their education without any financial problem. Before that, Malicki was a News Anchor at KOMU News from

February 1999 to February 2005. In these 6 years, Beth presented a weekly Emmy winner evening news show and reported various breaking news events including the commercial Jet crashing in the neighborhood of the commercial city, the death of Governor Mel Carnahan, and the shooting at Modline Manufacturing workplace. Beth started her journalism career from Books Etc. as a Book Worm from 1993 to 1998. She spent 5 years working there.

KCRG First Alert Storm Team

KCRG First Alert Storm LogoStorms, Floods, Tornadoes, snow, severe weather, winter storms, are quite common in Cedar Rapids and it is KCRG Weather Team’s responsibility to report each and everything of weather in Iowa. KCRG Weather team consists of meteorologists Joe Winters, Jan Ryherd, Kalie Pluchel, Kaj O’Mara, and Corey Thompson. They are experts in their field and handle the weather coverage efficiently. From reading the weather data at KCRG Radar aka KCRG Pinpoint Doppler Radar to compiling a the station’s Weather forecast for the people of Cedar Rapids, the weather team has covered you all.

Jan Ryherd: Meteorologist at KCRG Weather

Jan RyherdJan Ryherd is a morning weather anchor and reporter at KCRG Weather who was born and brought up in Iowa. She became a part of the KCRG Weather Team in August 2020. After a few days of her joining, the weather went crazy in Iowa, but that is what attracts her to be a meteorologist. It was her younger days when Ryherd fell in love with the unstable weather. She further enjoys the fact that the weather never bores her since it gives a different excitement every time. Ryherd attended High School at Webster City from 2009 to 2013. She completed her BS in Meteorology and Journalism at Iowa State University from 2013 to 2017. She was also an active member of the Central Iowa NWA chapter and student AMS chapter.

Meanwhile, Jan was also actively involved in Cy’s Eyes on the Skies, a weather broadcast at school, While working there, Ryherd was a producer and director during her school years. After completing her school, Jan took her first job at the City of Webster City as an Assistant Swim Team Coach in January 2011. Later, she became a Pool Supervisor at the company from May 2013 to August 2014.

More About Jan Ryderd

Prior to KCRG Weather, Jan was a meteorologist at KOLN from May 2017 to August 2020. Before this, Ryherd did a Meteorology Internship at WOI News from January 2016 to April 2017. In May 2016, Jan did a weather internship at KARE 11. Even before that, she was a WSI Certified Swim Lesson Instructor from September 2013 to April 2016 at the City of Ames. Her other internships include Fox 21, KNJR News, and Hamilton County Extension Office.

KCRG Weather

KCRG Weather is a complete package of weather services in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Weather is an important section of the channel and almost every US station provides weather transmission of their respective region. KCRG Doppler Radar covers Cedar Rapids, Waterloo, Davenport, Iowa City, and many other small regions. However, the KCRG Cancellation feature gives information about the cancellation of events due to harsh weather conditions. Channel 9 News Cedar Rapids also features a First Alert Weather Radio, a device that allows the user to get alerts and information about severe weather conditions in the area. The severe weather section at the channel’s News features different severe weather reports in the form of maps.

Moreover, watch the live weather footage of the entire Cedar Rapids and its nearby areas through the CityCam Network of KCRG Weather. The cameras are installed at 27 different locations. The channel’s Weather Academy educates students and kids about weather through different lessons which they provide on the official website. Kids can learn all about the weather at this online academy. Other services are River Level, Freedom Festival, WeatherCall, and Map Room.

KCRG Pinpoint Doppler Radar

KCRG Radar, as well as KCRG Pinpoint Doppler Radar, provides detailed and thorough weather-related information to the public. Viewers can get the live satellite image of the KCRG radar on the official website and official weather app. Like others, KCRG Radar also contains multiple layers including Snow 24hr, Satellite, Wind Speed, UV Index, Precipitation 24hr, Dew Point, Road Weather, and Feels Like Temp. After clicking on each layer, the KCRG weather radar will change the image and you will see the data regarding that specific climate condition.

Not to mention the other features at KCRG radar that serves a great purpose such as overlays to tracks storms, see the current weather conditions, detect the wildfire, look for earthquakes, and examine the tropical track. Moreover, the alerts section in the KCRG weather radar will highlight the specific area with red color for severe conditions including Flooding, Marine, Winter, Tornado, and Tropical conditions. Viewers can watch the KCRG doppler radar in earth style and roads style.

KCRG News Live Coverage Studio
Live Coverage Studio for KCRG News | Courtesy: Official Website

KCRG TV 9 Mobile Apps

KCRG News comes with the two latest mobile apps for the user’s convenience. One focusing the Cedar Rapids news and current affairs and the other one is exclusively devoted to the area’s weather coverage. KCRG News app features Cedar Rapids Breaking News, Cedar Rapids local news, KCRG News Today, KCRG sports, traffic conditions, in-depth stories, KCRG live stream, video clips, and more. KCRG Weather app is called by the name KCRG TV9 First Alert Weather and covers the entire climate situation in Iowa. From severe weather stream to KCRG weather forecast, KCRG Radar to KCRG closings, and CityCam Network to KCRG Cancellation, viewers can get everything they need about the weather on the app.

ABC Cedar Rapids Popular Programs

The table below covers all the popular TV shows that are broadcast on KCRG News throughout the entire week including General Hospital, The American Athlete, and Jimmy Kimmel Live. Watch these shows on various digital platforms including Hulu, Amazon Prime, and Apple TV.

To Tell the Truth Cardinals Insider The Chase KCRG-TV9 News at 10:00 p.m. Sunday
The Kelly Clarkson Show General Hospital The View Good Morning America
KCRG-TV9 Morning News Live With Kelly and Ryan The Big Bang Theory The Proton Resurgence Gametime With Boomer Esiason Tom Izzo
North American Whitetail Smokepole Sooner Buck Wipeout GMA3: What You Need to Know ABC World News Tonight With David Muir
KCRG-TV9 News First at Four Bachelor in Paradise The Ultimate Surfer Welcome to the Surf Ranch Jimmy Kimmel Live
Black-ish What About Gary? The Outdoorsman With Buck McNeely Opry Lauren Alaina, Castle Always Buy Retail
The Obsession of Carter Andrews The American Athlete Trapped (2002) Career Day
John Campbell’s Great Outdoors This Week With George Stephanopoulos Ethical Perspectives on the News Matter of Fact
Oh Baby! Sea Huggers Music City Trucks Unbreakable Readies for the Mountain Pets Welcome Here Celebrity Family Feud

About KCRG News

KCRG News first started operations on 15 October 1953. KCRG TV 9 news, which runs at Virtual CH 9, was founded by the Cedar Rapids Television Company. Channel 9 News Cedar Rapids has a studio in downtown Cedar Rapids at 2nd Avenue Southeast. However, the network’s transmitter lies near Walker, Iowa. Viewers can track KCRG News on social media as well including KCRG Facebook and KCRG Twitter accounts.

Tel: (319) 365-9999
Tower Location: Walker, Iowa
Brand Name: KCRG-TV 9

Coverage Map

KCRG News Coverage Map
KCRG News Coverage Map | Source:
Trevelyan Cosmo
Trevelyan Cosmo
A professional writer since 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Economics, Trevelyan Cosmo ran the creative writing department for the major News Channels until 2019. He then worked as a Senior content writer with, including national newspapers, magazines, and online work. He specializes in economics and broadcasting communications.

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