WOI-DT Local 5 & KCWI 23-HD

3903 Westown Parkway West Des Moines, Iowa 50266



Main Phone: 515-457-9645 (Ext 119 for redirect)

News Line: 515-457-1026

News Fax: 515-457-1025

Toll-Free News Tip Line: 1-800-858-5555

Please email all inquiries to News@weareiowa.com 


Please contact the following for Closed Captioning concerns:

Randy Shelton, Director of Broadcast Operation 

Email: RShelton@weareiowa.com   Phone: 515-457-9645 Ext 108

Request aired stories on DVD:

To request a DVD copy of any Local 5 news story, please contact Put It On Video at (515) 453-2209 with the date the newscast aired.  You may be charged a fee set by Put It On Video.

Contact Us

Local 5 Weather Team

  • Brad Edwards

    For the past ten years, Brad's forecasts have been certified as Central Iowa's Most Accurate …

  • Taylor Kanost

    Taylor Kanost is theĀ AMS certified morning meteorologist for Local 5. The past few years have taken…

  • Bree Sullivan

    Bree Sullivan joined the Local 5 Weather Team in May of 2015 and is excited to be forecasting for …

  • Brandon Lawrence

    Brandon Lawrence joined We Are Iowa's Most Accurate weather team and Local 5 News in June 2017. …